5 Virtual Interview Questions We Were Asking Before COVID-19

by Henry Glickel | Category: Article

Posted on Friday October 31, 2020 at 03:42:14 PM

Virtual interviews amid COVID-19 have taken many of us by surprise... they're not so easy after all! From technology troubleshooting to asking questions that really help your understand your candidate's skill set and behavioral norms to best fit an open role, virtual interviewing is something we're all working to improve at. One of the fastest ways to make your virtual interview a better process and lead to a successful outcome? Ask the right questions!  Maybe years before COVID-19 arrived, our team at Sales Recruiters was conducting virtual interviews as part of a standard screening process for candidate selection. When it comes to flopped interviews that have dogs barking in the background and internet connections that just kept dropping, we've seen our share of virtual interview whoas. While there are a lot of aspects of a virtual interview you can't control when meeting with potential candidates, the one thing you can control is being prepared... prepared with questions that...

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11 Experience Telling Interview Questions

by Henry Glickel | Category: Article

Posted on Friday September 11, 2020 at 08:41:05 AM

When it comes to hiring, asking the right questions in an interview is vital. While hearing about a candidate's job history, education, and skill credentials are important, it could be argued that the most important information you need to make a right hire is hearing how they previously have handled certain experiences. Everything from how did you handle a co-worker trying to start a competition among sales reps to what happens when a client you thought was going to sign says they are working with a competitor? After 100+ years of combined recruitment experience, Sales Recruiters has put together a few of our most asked questions to gather more insight into how each candidate handles an experience in the workplace.  A client calls and says it is urgent that he speaks to your boss. However, your boss has told you he is in a meeting and cannot be disturbed. What would you do? Or share an example of a time this happened in your current role.  A co-worker of yours frequently...

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Why Do Companies Have Job Opening That Just Won't Fill?

by Stu Goldblatt | Category: Article

Posted on Friday September 11, 2020 at 09:22:38 AM

Employers across the USA have positions to fill, cash to spend and benefits to offer - even during a pandemic! And despite an economy that’s trying to bounce back, many companies are seeking candidates to help meet their newly changed goals as they’ve pivoted to be successful in our “new normal”.  Recent data shows that 38 percent of employers have positions open they just cannot find the right candidates to fill. While employers think it should be easy to attract qualified candidates in a job market that’s hot, a few things go missing during the hiring process that steers away top candidates who could be the next best hire.  So what are they?   Confusing job descriptions Skip the “blah – blah” fancy words and overly long job descriptions that likely aren’t fully read.  Candidates want general expectations of what their job task will be and the skills they need to be successful.  Bullet...

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