Group Interviews: A Good Way to Weed Out the Weak or a Cheap Way to Make Candidates Sweat?

When I applied for my first job during college, I stopped by the retail store I was hoping to gain a position at to pick up a paper application (dating myself a bit there), filled it out in the mall food court, and, to my delight, got a call back within a day of dropping […]

by Kate Weimer • November 21, 2017

What Should You Be Looking For When Asking Candidates, “What Do You Know About Our Company?”

There are some interview questions that come standard, regardless of the position or company that a candidate is interviewing for. What is your past experience? Why are you looking for a new opportunity? What is your biggest strength and weakness? And then, of course, what do you know about the company? This standard question can […]

by Kate Weimer • July 28, 2017

How To Talk About Compensation During the Interview Process

“Mo Money, Mo Problems.” “Take the Money and Run.” “Money for Nothing.” We sing a lot about money in our lives. But what happens when we get down to business and attempt to discuss it in a job search or interview process? Recently, this topic was in the news as a candidate was disqualified from […]

by Patrick Ward • March 20, 2017

Interviewing is to a First Date as Networking is to Meeting the Parents

Do you remember practicing analogies for SAT prep? I can guarantee this one wasn’t on there, but if it had been, it would’ve looked something like this… Interviewing : First Date :: Networking : Meet the Parents Okay, okay, there are a few flaws to this analogy if you take it too literally. It’s not […]

by Amy Worthy • March 30, 2016

Ask a Recruiter: Q&A With Scott Williams on Interviewing for Cultural and Motivational Fit

This past week, I had the honor of getting to pick the brain of Kinetix recruiter Scott Williams. We discussed interviewing for cultural and motivational fit, and what exactly that entails. Find the transcribed session below. Big thanks to Scott for taking the time to answer the questions! Q: How do you personally define motivational […]

by Kate Weimer • September 10, 2015