Human Resources News & Insights

Job candidates scheduling interviews without involving HR? There’s an app for that

Instead of HR and recruiters wading through a sea of applications, imagine job candidates being able to schedule an in-person interview as soon as they apply.

What would you do? Great catch doesn’t look that good on social site

Periodically, we ask three managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: A Facebook profile shows a different side of an “ideal” job candidate.

What would you do: Should Facebook pictures scuttle applicant’s chances?

Periodically, we ask three HR managers how they’d handle a difficult situation at work. Today’s problem: A company thinks it’s found a perfect fit for a key job opening — but then HR checks the candidate’s Facebook page.

15 dumbest things said at job interviews

We’ve all put our foot in our mouth at one time or another, but you’d think job applicants would know better.