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9 Important Hints for FaceTime or Skype Interviews

29 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
Computer-to-computer video technology will revolutionize the interim candidate placement business, facilitating timely, more on-target selection decisions. Video profiles of candidates, typically a summary of the face-to-face interview with the recruiter, while still a rare part of 99 percent of traditional retained search firms even though anecdotal evidence and client feedback suggests it is a very […] Read more»

What You Should Know About Recruiters and Job Search Consultants

26 June, 2015 Posted by John G. Self
CHICAGO — When my seat mate on a recent flight found out that I was a recruiter, she told me she was not impressed with her recruiter who insisted on charging her a fat fee to find her a job.  She then used a phrase that can best be translated as people like me are […] 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»