Recently, many major news media outlets have been talking about the major faux pas of interview etiquette – especially among recent college grads and the young workforce. Whether it is resume embellishment or lack of preparation, poor attitude or insincerity, there are red flags you as an employer should be looking out for when interviewing a job candidate. Here are a few warning signs that shouldn’t be overlooked:
Want to find the best hires for your business? Spice up your interview style!
To hire the best, you need to find strategic ways to eliminate the rest. Once you’ve chosen your top applicants, it can be difficult to determine the perfect candidate for your open position. In-person interviews are a great way to get to know your future employee and find out if they are the right fit for your franchise. But if you only have a 30 minute window – what are the best questions to ask to size up your applicant’s skills?
While we do find this comic funny, it also illustrates the truth about the thought-process of many applicants. Try Hyrell and let us show you how an online hiring system can give you a better picture of your applicants.
(Comic By: Steve Kelley & Jeff Parker - View Source Here)
It’s been said the average hiring manager gives about 15 seconds of their time to a resume before they decide if it is worth a follow-up. In those 15 seconds you are typically looking for an easy-to-read-format, verifying the qualifications are met and reviewing the applicants job history. Make sure that in your haste you aren’t bypassing these 5 red flags:
For the 3rd straight year, the Hyrell Team had the opportunity to meet with many of the FASTSIGNS Franchise Partners at the 2013 FASTSIGNS Vendor Show in Dallas, Texas.
We are honored to be invited to this event each year and enjoy speaking with and learning from the FASTSIGNS community. The annual convention provides us a great opportunity to learn about the challenges that franchisees face and brainstorm on ways we can make the hiring process even easier.
This year, we took a brief poll of the convention attendees and wanted to pass along some of the (not surprising) results.