Human Resources News & Insights

‘What’s your spirit animal?’ and other curveball interview questions you might want to start asking

In this tight job market, you might want to go beyond the typical “Can you tell me a little about yourself?” and “What are your greatest professional strengths?” type of questions when interviewing someone. 

20 super-hard interview questions employers are really asking

Afraid your interview process may be a little too easy – or doesn’t dig deep enough? See how you stack up against these companies and their interview questions. 

So how many people does it really take to identify the best job candidate?

A lot of employers have multiple people interviewing job candidates. But is that really the right way to go about hiring people? Here’s the answer employers have been seeking. 

One interview question tells you (almost) everything you want to know about an applicant

Looking for that next great interview question to help you nail down the perfect candidate? There’s one in particular you should consider adding to your arsenal. 

5 interview questions HR leaders should be asking now

The best candidates have qualifications that are more than skills-deep. 

This comment from a manager just got his employer sued

A federal court is letting a job candidate’s age discrimination lawsuit stand, even though the employer never hired anyone for the position. Why? Because of what a manager said during the interview. 

5 adjectives you want to hear job candidates say

It’s difficult to tell what kind of person someone is just by their resume. Heck, it can even be difficult to tell when face to face with the person. But there are some approaches that will do the trick. 

Recruitment 2.0: A case for why it’s needed, and how to get there

After working for five years as a recruiter, Lucas Ruijs has got something to get off his chest: He believes recruitment interviews are a waste of time. 

The 10 best interview questions you’ll see this year

You can never have too many great interview questions in your back pocket. 

20 of the strangest interview questions you’ll hear this year

This appears to be the year of the oddball interview question. First, there was the NFL Combine and its litany of crazy scouting questions. Now, there’s this …