Dec
11
Joe McDermott | Employers
How can you work out what questions to ask in a job interview and which are the right ones at any given point?
Academics can break types of interviewing questioning down into hundreds of different categories and styles but this article will focus on the two main ways of phrasing a question. (more…)
Dec
10
Joe McDermott | Employers
As an employer, or a manager involved in the hiring process, it’s crucial that you are able to use your interviewing skills to find out exactly what you need to about the person sitting in front of you, and how they’ll fit into your organisation. But unless you are very lucky and were born a natural interviewer, it’s wise to invest in interview skills training or you could both be wasting your time. (more…)
Dec
10
Joe McDermott | Employers
For an employer the target outcome for a successful interview is to get all the information required to make the right decision – to choose the best person for the role. Key to all of this are the interviewer questions you must ask in the interview. (more…)
Dec
7
Joe McDermott | Employers
When it come to interviewing people for a job, getting the interview environment is crucial and there’s a lot that can be done to achieve the effect you are after.  Do you want to put people at ease or challenge them? Either way you need to get the right environment and plan interviews well in advance in order to achieve a successful outcome. (more…)
Dec
7
Joe McDermott | Employers
The key to successfully interviewing people for a job is to prepare properly in advance. Making sure that valuable time isn’t wasted interviewing unsuitable candidates comes down to diligent work behind the scenes beforehand.In this article we talk through some top tips to remember when interviewing people and give you some pointers as to how to prepare so as to achieve a successful outcome and hire the best person for the job. (more…)
Nov
27
Joe McDermott | Employers
With ever increasing topics now the subject of discrimination legislation employers could be forgiven for wondering how on earth they can find out about people in job interviews without falling foul of the law. (more…)
Nov
27
Joe McDermott | Employers
Employing the right person in the first place is much cheaper in the long run than skimping on the hiring process and taking on the first person that comes along, so it pays to take time to decide how to interview your candidates. Learning how to interview effectively is essential and here are some top tips that will help anyone to conduct the job perfect interview. (more…)
Nov
27

Employment laws have been causing headaches for recruiters recently with strict rules on what can and can’t be asked at job interviews. InterviewGold reported in an earlier article that over half of jobseekers would lie on their CVs and in job applications in order to land a job interview. Therefore it is understandable that interviewers are becoming tougher in interviews. But where do you draw the line, and how much are you allowed to ask without getting into trouble? (more…)