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Easy Questions Just Got Tougher

9 December, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Tell me your strengths. That is the question every candidate enjoys answering, more so than the typical tell me about yourself opening question that amazingly makes so many people uncomfortable. Well, I hate to the bearer of bad news, but this nice tell me about your strengths question in today’s market actually requires careful thought, […] Read more»

Interview Questions Candidate Should Ask

24 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
One of the most common mistakes candidates make during job interviews is NOT asking questions. The most common candidate response when asked if they have any questions is, “No, not now.” If not now, then when? Candidates who do not ask questions during the interview process run the risk of raising a caution flag in […] Read more»

Truth-Telling Questions:  How to Gauge Authenticity

27 April, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
John has written several blogs over the past 12 months regarding the importance of candidates being authentic in their interviews.  Today’s post discusses an approach employers can use to test candidate authenticity and leading to a feeling of trust that they are hiring the right qualified person. For employers trust is a key factor in […] Read more»