Articles tagged with tag ‘candidate testing’

How to conduct a phone interview

The UK jobs market is tough and saturated with candidates, prompting more recruiters to use phone interviews as the first step in the interview process. Without being able to see body language, how can recruiters get the best out of phone interviews?   Saving time and money The sheer volume of candidates in the job […]
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Is their CV too good to be true?

Writing a CV is becoming an art form today and people are investing increasing amounts of time making their application just right. But sometimes the sales job goes a little too far and at other times doesn’t go far enough, so how can you make sure you’re neither having the wool pulled over your eyes […]
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How to conduct a second interview

Second interviews are an important part of the recruitment process as they enable you to take a much closer look at any prospective employee. You get to see how the candidate adapts to preparing in a very different way compared to the first interview. Here we present a guide to help you through the second […]
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Interview questions you can’t afford to ignore

We’ve all heard the stories about those curveball job interviews where the candidate is asked questions like “If you were an animal, what would you be?” But while these may be entertaining for the interviewer and show how the candidate can think on their feet, they reveal little else about them. So what are the […]
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Conditional contracts: What you need to know

It can be complex enough finding a candidate with not only the right skills and experience to meet the demands of particular role, but also the personality and ambition to match the company and drive it forward, while also satisfying their personal career goals. Yet in many cases, solving this demanding puzzle is not enough. […]
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How to decide between candidates

You’ve written a fantastic job advert and had lots of talented candidates sending in their applications. You picked the cream of the crop and interviewed a few, and now you realise there are (at least) two that you think would be more than capable of performing the role. How do you choose between them? True, […]
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