• The Talent War: Reduce Risk in Hiring by Discovering the Best Candidate

    Sep 05, 2017
    There is currently a talent war to reduce risk when hiring and find the best candidate for job openings. Good companies that understand how to identify talent and fit are leading the way in this battle. How are they leading? This blog details the process of determining the competencies that match the role you are hiring for, conducting a proper behavioral interview, assessing your company culture, and then making an informed hiring decision.
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  • Hiring for Customer Service: How to Find the Best Fit for Your Job Opening

    Aug 22, 2017
    Companies that are looking to hire customer service agents during a growth stage need to understand how to make the best hiring decision. The two keys are understanding the core competencies of various customer service roles and which questions to ask during a behavioral interview to unlock past behavior as an indicator of how each candidate will perform in your company. Read how to obtain this information to make more informed hiring decisions.
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  • Employee Loyalty: The Equation to Assess Whether a Candidate will be Loyal When Hired

    Aug 15, 2017
    Before making a hiring decision, companies need to assess loyalty in candidates. How is this accomplished? Read this formula on how to assess each candidate by understanding the core competencies tied to loyalty, plus the best behavioral interview questions that help determine whether a candidate is a good fit for your organization and the role you are hiring for.
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  • Using Interview Questions to Uncover Sales Ability

    Aug 08, 2017
    Salespeople are good at selling, including selling themselves on your next job opening. However, the appearance of being a good fit is not reliable. To make the best hiring decision, you need to know which questions to ask during a behavioral interview to assess a salesperson’s actual sales ability related to their core competencies. This will ensure productivity is maintained and you reduce the risk of turnover.
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  • How to Assess Work Ethic when Interviewing and Hiring

    Aug 01, 2017
    The process of assessing work ethic in job candidates requires an objective measurement of each candidate. This is achieved by understanding how to ask behavioral interview questions during the interview. If you need to hire an individual with the specific trait of a strong work ethic, make sure your team is trained on how to ask these important questions that tap into a candidate’s work ethic to determine the best fit for a job opening.
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  • How to Discover If an Inexperienced Candidate is Actually the Best Candidate

    Jul 25, 2017
    The traditional thinking when hiring is that a candidate with the most experience is the best person to hire. However, this blind spot often leads to overlooking an inexperienced candidate who is actually the best fit. Follow this process to look past a lack of experience to evaluate whether an inexperienced candidate is actually the best fit for your job opening.
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  • Avoid Blind Spots When Hiring: Why You Should Be Asking Behavioral Interview Questions

    Jul 18, 2017
    The next step for companies that experience high or regular turnover is conducting a behavioral interview. This requires understanding how to ask behavioral interview questions that unlock past behavior of each candidate, as opposed to traditional interview questions that are based on hypothetical or subjective opinions. Read why it is important for your hiring managers to understand how to ask behavioral interview questions to objectively measure candidates, reducing the risk of turnover.
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  • How to Avoid Blind Spots When Hiring

    Jul 11, 2017
    Business leaders are susceptible to making the wrong hiring decision because of blind spots during the interview and hiring process. Learn why business leaders and owners make these decisions, examples of companies that made the wrong hire and lost business, and how companies can avoid these blind spots by using objective measurements to properly assess each candidate for their next job opening.
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  • The 7 Most Common Blind Spots When Hiring and How to Overcome These Challenges

    Jul 04, 2017
    Hiring managers who rely on subjective opinions when making hiring decisions often hire the wrong person for a job opening. Here are the seven most common blind spots that lead to the wrong hiring decisions. We also provide solutions for how to address each blind spot using objective measurements to ensure you hire the right person for your organization.
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  • Job Interview Communication: How to Avoid Awkwardness Between Interviewer and Candidate

    Jun 27, 2017
    Preparation is the key to avoiding interview awkwardness. But, what goes into preparation? And, how do you put a candidate at ease if they are not prepared? Read this guide for how to effectively lead a job interview using proper interview communication, establishing a structure, and communicating your agenda for the meeting. This will help your company determine the best fit for your job opening or role.
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