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How To Make a Good First Impression With Your Candidates

With unemployment rates dropping, the battle to recruit the best staff available is getting tougher. So you want to ensure you make a great first impression at the interviewing stage. Remember that they are interviewing you as much as you are interviewing them. They will pick up on the things you do and say which could determine their decision, should you offer a job. So how do you make a good first impression to candidates? Well there’s so many articles available on how to make a great first impression for candidates, but not as many for recruiters. Here we have listed below the ways to make a great first impression and excite candidates about your job position.

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Top 10 Traits To Recognise In Your Best Staff

Employees who you consider to be the best are the ones who often come far in between. Finding those employees and keeping hold of them is so important to your business and it’s success. As an employer, you need to ensure that you recognise what qualities your best staff have. By finding out those qualities you can cater to them, reward them when appropriate and know what to look for when recruiting. So what are the top attributes to look for in your best employees?

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Seven Mistakes To Avoid When Interviewing Candidates

Recruiting new staff can be a challenge for any HR professional to embark on. You could be looking to recruit a number of people at once over a few months or looking to fill a position that has just opened up. When you post a job advert you may receive a high volume of applications. Once you have shortlisted candidates, you will need to prepare yourself in starting the interview process. A candidate may look great on paper but not so great at interviews. In order to conduct an effective interviewing process it is important to have clear goals in mind and know exactly what you want to get out of each interview. In order to do this you will need to start by avoiding these interviewing blunders.

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