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4 Core Question Types to Include In Your Interview Process

Interview Questions

Having a general outline of the types of questions to ask a potential employee is a MUST for an effective and organized interview process.

Questions that require only a “yes” or “no” answer will do you little to no good, and won’t reveal much information – but how do you know which questions will offer the most insight? All interview questions are not created equal, so know what types of questions will benefit you most before meeting your candidates. 

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Topics: Interviews, interview tips, interview questions

What Questions Should I Ask During Virtual Interviews?


Virtual interviews (or video interviews) are no longer a hiring trend—they’re commonplace. According to an August 2012 study, 67 percent of of HR managers said they conducted video interviews in the hiring process “very often,” while another 10 percent said they did so “somewhat often.” Today, we can assume those numbers are even greater.

It’s easy to see why more HR reps and managers are incorporating video interviews into the hiring process. For one, virtual interviews often save time. Some sources suggest it’s possible to conduct up to 10 one-way video interviews in the time it takes to conduct one 30-minute phone interview. Virtual interviews also allow HR reps and job candidates to get a chance to see and interact with with one another in ways phone interviews can’t match.

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Topics: Virtual Interviews, interview tips, interview questions

118 Interview Questions You Didn’t Think To Ask

The interview has always been a key component of the hiring process. It’s a chance to meet applicants face-to-face to gage their personality, professionalism, and how they might fit into your company culture.

However, it’s easy to fall into a stale interview routine (asking the same questions over and over again) and seeing the same results.

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Topics: Interviews, interview tips, interview questions

Interview Tips for Finding the Best Candidates


For most managers, interviewing is an important part of their job responsibilities. However, some people are more skilled at conducting interviews than others. Managers who know how to prepare for interviews are more likely to hire the best candidates, resulting in greater productivity for their departments.

Here we share five best practices you and your fellow hiring managers can use as you get ready to fill open positions:

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Topics: Recruiting Best Practices, Interviews, Virtual Interviews, interview tips

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