Top Reference-Checking Mistakes You Can Make

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As a seasoned hiring manager, you don’t have to be told the importance of checking references. In fact, you wouldn’t dream of hiring a candidate without contacting a few references who can vouch for them. Of course, all references aren’t created equal, so you need to make sure the people you speak with paint an… Read more »

How to Ace a Phone Interview

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Being invited to interview for a promising new job is always exciting, but some job seekers make the mistake of considering a phone interview a mere formality. In reality, it’s a first-round screening process used to eliminate candidates who clearly aren’t suited for the role, so if you don’t take it seriously, you may never… Read more »

Here’s Why You Didn’t Get Hired

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So, you have several years of experience.  Your skills and background are a perfect match for the job requirements.  You felt like the interview went pretty well.  But for some reason you still didn’t get the job.  What’s the deal? Unfortunately, you don’t have the luxury of knowing why you didn’t get hired.  And, most… Read more »