It’s not always the most qualified candidate who gets hired. More often, it’s the candidate who proved they were the best match and the most interested. Barbara Bruno shows you how to encourage candidates to ask questions, and what you can learn from thei
- Have you ever been stunned by questions…you're asked by a candidate?…I once had a candidate ask me if they could…lie about their current salary…because they knew they were underpaid.…I'm not going to tell you how I answered,…but the question told me a lot about that candidate.…A candidate's questions often elevate them…to be your front runner, or cause them…to be eliminated from consideration,…so I want to help you learn to encourage candidates…to ask questions, and show you what you can…learn from their answers.…
A candidate's questions will let you know…if they've taken time to prepare for the interview.…If a candidate starts out with basic questions…about your company, the opportunity,…or general information that's available online,…it shows a lack of preparation.…It's a red flag when a candidate…has not read your website, job listing,…or your LinkedIn profile.…A candidate's questions also reveal…their priorities and level of interest.…Pay attention to the order of the questions asked.…
The first few questions reveal the candidate's priorities…
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- Determining the purpose of the interview
- Clarifying expectations
- Making a good first impression
- Asking creative questions consistently
- What candidate questions reveal
- The basics of conducting an interview
- Creating brand awareness and getting referrals