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China – A Land of Trained Interviewees

China – A Land of Trained Interviewees

Do you want trained interviewees?  Business Insider could be a good place to go. The say that interviewers use trick questions. They say interviewers use these as want to get real answers out of candidates.  See the quote below.  This question can be a challenge, particularly early on in the interview, because you don’t really […]

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Will Smarter Interview Questions Get Us There?

This article posted on LinkedIn peaked my curiosity as about interview questions. Note the article has 16,171 likes. The original article can be found here. From this, we sense people are still looking for the magic question to solve their recruiting problems. At SHI Group we think this is over simplistic. We know that interviewers […]

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What is Your Goal for Interviewing?

What is Your Goal for Interviewing?

Have Goal for Interviewing? Let’s think together about a good goal for interviewing.  How about: 1.”To know what candidates have done in their career as best predictor of what they will do.” 2.Or would you rather “Find the one who can give me the right impression.” 3.Or “Get the candidate to tell me the truth.” […]

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10 Bad Interview Methods To Give Up

10 Bad Interview Methods To Give Up

No one gets a bachelors in interviewing. Sometimes, I think it might help if people did.  Many bad interview methods and habits develop as people learn mostly by personal experience. We are reinventing the wheel. Managers become happy with bad habits and even tell their friends to do it.  There are innumerable ways to try […]

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Why Can’t Candidates Complain in the Interview?

Note the advice on interview mistakes given here in Business Insider.  Good advice, but I want to talk about her first one.  “In an effort to help job seekers avoid potential pitfalls, Hichens outlines her top deal-breakers…avoid these things at all costs. Bad mouthing your current or past company or manager. Stay away from this […]

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