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No Mercy, No Fear: How To Hack The Job Interview.

For all the talk of “reinvention” in recruiting, for all the products promising to “disrupt” hiring, and for all the banal banter about fixing what’s “broken” in talent acquisition today, the one part of the process that has more or less escaped any modicum of automation, transformation or innovation is perhaps the most important: the job […]

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Tell Me About A Time When You Didn’t Suck at Interviewing.

At its core, recruiting is more or less an exercise in making a good first impression; from the 6-8 seconds the average recruiter (if such a thing exists) spends reviewing a resume to the reported 35 seconds job seekers spend, on average, reading an online job description, making an immediate impact is imperative for both […]

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How To Stop Sucking At Interviews

Interviewing well for a job doesn’t take real magic.  But as every recruiter knows, what it really takes is a method.  Knowing that method can make or break your chances of landing your next gig, because too many job seekers forget that if they’re interviewing, they aren’t the only one that employer has lined up […]

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A Questionable Post: Interviewing’s Greatest Weakness

If you want interviewing advice, there’s literally millions of options out there, and more or less, most of them say exactly the same thing.  “Research the company, prepare questions to ask, show up 10 minutes early, make eye contact,” the sort of thing that seems pretty obvious to any candidate who makes it through even […]

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Video Recruiting & Hiring: Ready for Prime Time?

While I was attending film school (a qualifier that probably severely undercuts the credibility of the rest of this article), I never ceased to be amazed at the fact that while my emerging oeuvre of crappy handheld shorts – always shot without any semblance of a budget, production design or, you know, an actual narrative […]

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