How reliable are interviews as a method of selection?
- Proceed with caution: How to answer the "greatest weakness" questions. // Public Relations Tactics;May2009, Vol. 16 Issue 5, p21
The article discusses how job candidates should answer important questions during interviews. It offers a tip on how to a candidate answers the question regarding his greatest weakness. It mentions that a job applicant must consider the culture of the company and to focus on nonverbal actions...
- One Question. Fry, Roy // Sales & Service Excellence Essentials;May2010, Vol. 10 Issue 5, p4
The article presents the author's insights on interviews involved in employee selection. He is critical on the questions thrown by hiring managers and cites that questions such as "What are your strengths?," "What do you want to be?," and "What interests you most about working here?," are...
- Q&A: BK franchisee: Online screening of job applicants helps keep turnover low. Berta, Dina // Nation's Restaurant News;8/18/2008, Vol. 42 Issue 32, p14
The article presents questions and answers related to online screening of job applicants including the comparison between an online screening and a telephone screening of applicants, the advantages of an online process on increasing the number of applicants, and the determination of right...
- How To Flaunt Your Team Skills In A Job Interview. // TeamWork;2014, Vol. 21 Issue 6, p1
The article reports on ways on how to show the team skills of job applicants in an interview. Among the ways include the citation of the experiences in dealing with difficult co-worker in previous job in good ways, the presentation of specialized job skills, and showing that one is dependable....
- COMMUNICATION COUNTS IN LANDING A JOB. Civiello, Mary // T+D;Feb2009, Vol. 63 Issue 2, p82
The article discusses job interviews. Despite the financial crisis in 2009, employers in all sectors consider finding and keeping excellent employees their top concern. Since a job seeker's top concern is proving to the interviewer that they should be hired, improving one's communication skills...
- Preparing for and excelling at on-campus interviews. Bardwell, Chris B. // Black Collegian;Nov/Dec92, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p52
Suggests different strategies to consider in working with career planning officials in preparation for on-campus interviews. Understanding the purpose of on-campus interview; Preparation for the interview; Conquering fear and overcoming stress; Tips for success; Closing the interview; Evaluating...
- Choosing a company to work for. // Black Enterprise;May85, Vol. 15 Issue 10, p51
What you know about an industry and the firm you would like to work for can help you find the perfect job. Analyze the industry. Keep up with the business and financial pages of newspapers to gauge an industry's financial health. Identify the right company for you.
- Success secrets. McCormick, Mark // Las Vegas Business Press;07/21/97, Vol. 14 Issue 29, p11
Provides tips on applying for employment. Avoidance of haste in choosing a right job; Advantage of investing money and effort for the pursuit of jobs; Importance of getting facts about the company before an interview.
- Death of a standard form? // Occupational Outlook Quarterly;Winter94/95, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p36
Announces that the standard form (SF) 171 was officially retired on December 31, 1994 and the green and white federal employment applications is no longer authorized by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Several options of Federal jobseekers; .