4 Interview Questions to Ask Candidates for Sales Positions

Posted by Hiregy Staff on Jan 28, 2017 12:13:58 PM

Why is it that we can feel fantastic about some purchases we make, and negative about others? Sometimes our feelings are swayed by how much the product or service costs, how it performs, and how easy it is to fix if something goes wrong.

If we dig a little deeper, we can see that all of these factors are linked to our expectations for the product or service before we buy – and by extension, to our experience with the salesperson who helped us make our choice.

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How to Evaluate a Job Seeker’s Skills

Posted by Caitlin Thompson on Oct 26, 2016 3:00:53 PM

It’s exciting to meet job candidates who promise to be a great fit with your team and company culture. But in order to be successful, your new hires also need to have the practical skills and experience the position demands. Yet, sometimes it’s difficult to get all the information you need about a candidate’s background from a resume. Fortunately, well-crafted interviewquestions can help you dig into details that will ensure you make an exceptional hire. 

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Make Your Interview Process More Effective

Posted by Hiregy Staff on Aug 26, 2016 2:51:35 PM

Most business owners know that developing an effective internal interview process can help them find exceptional job candidates. But they may be less aware that strong recruiting practices can save time and money. Clearly defined processes for vetting candidates help companies minimize wasted interview hours and avoid the costs associated with making a bad hire. Use these tips to make sure your internal recruiting strategies are the best they can be.

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3 Things to Include in Candidate Job Interviews … and a Few to Avoid

Posted by Shaun Androff on May 27, 2016 10:28:54 AM

Hiring managers in Orlando, Tampa, and across Central Florida know the importance of making the most of the time they spend with job candidates. Hiring exceptional employees requires mining for key details during the interview process. If your business hopes to find the best and brightest, here are three things to include in each job interview you conduct.

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Asking For Negative References In An Interview

Posted by Andy Dunscombe on Oct 26, 2015 9:51:00 AM

It is almost automatic for a candidate to include a list of references when applying for a job. These references will most certainly give a stellar review of said candidate, insisting that they will be a valued member of your team and that you cannot pass on the opportunity to put them on your payroll. Some references might be more honest than others, listing some faults of said candidate but they will usually follow that up with how the candidate worked and overcame any faults. These people were picked as a candidate's reference for a reason.

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How To Answer (And Not Answer) The Greatest Weakness Question

Posted by Andy Dunscombe on Aug 4, 2015 11:17:00 AM

If there was a Hall of Fame for tough questions asked during an interview, "What is your greatest weakness?" would be a first ballot inductee. When preparing for an interview, it is a great idea to make sure you are prepared for this specific question as it is often used by hiring managers to get great insight into a candidate.

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4 Essential Questions to Ask A Candidate Reference

Posted by Andy Dunscombe on Jun 30, 2015 11:27:00 AM

A sometimes neglected part of the interview process is checking a candidate's references. Candidates may seem like the perfect fit from their resume and even their interviews, but all the information you are getting is coming directly from that candidate. A candidate's reference gives you another opinion other than your own, and can add validity to some of the first or second impressions you may have had from a candidate.

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5 Questions to Ask When Staffing an HR Generalist

Posted by Michelle Louden on May 4, 2015 2:08:00 PM

Human Resources are vital to an organization's success. Effective management of human resources is necessary for all organizations in order to ensure that the right people are doing the right type of job in the organization. Since organizations are giving more and more importance to the management and development of human resources, the need for people who can efficiently do this task is also increasing. Among the specific skills required of them, HR generalists are expected to have strong organizational and people skills, as well as an eye for detail.

To work in HR, you must be able to communicate with all levels of employees and management and enforce company policies. HR associates are involved in all aspects of hiring, employee retention and engagement, benefits administration, strategic planning, disciplinary actions and terminations. When staffing this role, you should be asking questions that specifically test a candidate’s HR knowledge as well as their interpersonal skills.
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5 Questions to Ask Payroll Specialist Candidates

Posted by Michelle Louden on Feb 2, 2015 12:11:08 PM

We have all had this happen to us at one point in time during our career. We received our check only to find a major discrepancy!  Who do you turn to?  Why your payroll specialist, of course! Needless to say, in most cases, it may not always be the most pleasant of conversations. 

Do you know how to find the best suited candidates to handle the sometimes difficult task of keeping employees happy? 

We have listed 5 great questions below that will assist with finding the right Payroll Specialist candidate for your organization: 

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6 Questions to Ask Administrative Assistant Candidates

Posted by Hiregy Staff on Jan 14, 2015 4:03:00 PM

Hiring a new administrative assistant can be a daunting task, particularly for more involved positions. Here are six specific questions that can help you find the perfect candidate for just such a job.

1. Can you describe your four last jobs and the specific duties you performed there?

This question allows the interviewee to break down his or her experience while showing if the person is able to handle a multi-level, detail-oriented question. If the person answers out of order or backtracks, s/he may not be able to quickly multi-task or handle detailed projects when on the job.

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