#SHRM16 Interview with Tim Mulligan the CHRO of the Year

I lived in Southern California for my high school and college years. In college I studied comparative animal psychology, primates in particular. As a result I was very familiar with the San Diego Zoo. I have probably been at least 15 times and consider it to be one of the premier zoos I have ever …

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Do you include the right people in the interview process?

We all know the purpose of the interview is to provide information that will help you hire the best candidate to fill your open position. If you follow my advice you know that I recommend behavioral interviewing as the best interview method. Not familiar with behavioral interviewing? It is based on the premise that the …

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From the Archive: Does Interviewing Measure Sight Reading?

With today’s emphasis on the importance of proper selection of “talent” it is important to train managers on interviewing skills. This post shows that often interviewees will be more capable in the interview.  If you don’t play music you may not know what sight reading is, as I didn’t. Seth Godin wrote a short blog …

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Why you should banish the word “would” from your interview vocabulary

I long ago became a fan of what is called behavioral interviewing. It is based on the premise that past behavior is the best predictor of future behavior. While not perfect, I feel it is the best method to help you determine if someone has the behavioral skills you are looking for in order to …

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One Good Rule to Improve Your Hiring

I don’t know about you but some of the worse interviewing I ever did was done in the afternoon, especially after lunch. I did not keep track but my gut feeling is that most of the bad candidates I presented to hiring managers were ones from those late afternoon interviews. Based on some recent reading …

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7 Recruiting Practices to Avoid

A guest post by Eric Friedman How poor recruitment processes can be costing your company  The recruiting process is not always easy—it can be a stressful time for both the candidate looking for the right job and the employer looking for the right candidate. With the lingering effects of the economic downturn continuing to take …

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Training is CRITICAL to interview success

  When are we going to realize that a “tool” is only as good as the user and users are only as good as the training they have received? The tool I refer to is the interview and training is critical to interview success. Types of interviewing I read an article entitled Assess Motivation to …

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When do you Talk Money in the Hiring Process?

  There are two different ways to view this question, from the viewpoint of the candidate and from the viewpoint of the employer. I will try to answer when do you talk money in the hiring process from both sides of the desk. The candidate’s point of view Money is always a difficult subject to …

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The Impact of a Handshake

  In this social media driven world today we meet and get to know people without ever having met them in person. People get connected and arrange for interviews without so much as a word spoken. Hopefully, eventually an actual meeting takes place. We have known in business, politics and social encounters that a firm …

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Five For Friday: Great Reads in HR

  Here are some of the things that I have been paying attention to this week. I thought you might find these Friday five great reads in HR both useful and interesting. First up is Sharlyn Lauby, also known as the HR Bartender. She often gets readers asking her questions. This week she addresses with …

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