Interviewing

The Search for The Best Interviewer

I once did a study to measure the commercial impact of poor candidate experience in a large subscription based telco business called Virgin Media.  You might have heard about it? That work, almost four years ago, helped me engage a…

Montage Acquires Video Interview Competitor

GreenJobInterview, an early entrant in the video interview arena, is being acquired by Montage, one of its two leading competitors. No financial details were disclosed in this morning’s announcement, which also included news that Montage had closed an $8 million funding round…

My Favorite Interview Question

It’s a no brainer that knowing the reasons a candidate has applied for a job will help you win them over in the offer stage. My favorite question in a screening interview is … We’re all taught to tell employers…

Let’s Get Serious: Culture Fit Matters

There’s a new trend afoot among the “thought leaders” bubbling up: culture fit doesn’t matter, it’s all about values. Focus on hiring for values for retention success. Seriously? It’s hard to take that statement seriously. Values are the reasons behind…

4 Ways to Repel Top Talent With Scarce Skills

Let’s acknowledge that, despite our widespread desire to offer a great candidate experience to every applicant for every role, talent acquisition functions simply aren’t resourced to do so. Like every business and family, we have limited resources within which we…