Articles tagged with tag ‘candidate treatment’

Selling the employer to the candidate

Candidates can get turned off an employer or job before they even step foot through the door if any part of the recruitment process is poor. That places a huge responsibility on the recruiter to get it right first time and promote the brand and position every step of the way.   Scary but true […]
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Should you cut an interview short?

Sometimes you may feel like the person you are interviewing really isn’t right for the job, so what do you do? Do you cut short the interview or continue it out of courtesy? The actual answer may be even simpler than that, don’t let it get to that stage. Not every candidate that gets to […]
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You’re treating candidates badly when…

1. You lie During an interview, do you make generalised comments or any of the following statements without meaning it?   “You’re the best candidate for this position” Have you already interviewed everyone? You might like the candidate but find one even better. Stick to the truth,”This interview has gone very well and you are […]
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Interview basics

Interviews can be daunting for both candidate and recruiter; but if the recruiter doesn’t conduct it properly it can lead to the breakdown of the entire process. We’ve broken the interview down and into three stages “pre-interview, during-interview and post-interview” and provided a series of crucial tips to help recruiters ensure they get the best […]
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Treat your candidates right

Candidate experience is the phrase on many recruiter’s lips at the moment. We’re in a buyer’s market currently but in some sectors of skills shortage, candidates hold the cards. And as we move out of recession, expect jobseekers to get choosier. Tell them what they want to know Research carried out by The Guardian shows […]
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How to make wallflowers talk in interviews

They looked so good on paper, but clammed up in the interview, unable to even look at you or answer any questions. Shyness and nerves are common in interview situations, so how can recruiters get wallflowers to bloom? Everyone suffers from nerves in job interviews, but throw a big helping of shyness into the mix […]
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