Jess Gilbert-McHugh

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4 hiring lessons I learned founding a startup

So you’ve founded a startup. Congrats!<p>Now it’s time to hit that stack of resumes.<p>You might think that you have better things to do as a founder, like raising funding, securing partnerships, and generally being the face of the company. But your number one job is to build a successful company, and …

Employment

22 rookie interview mistakes to avoid

Congrats, new grads. You didn’t sleep through any of your finals, you somehow managed to clean out your dorm or apartment, and most importantly, you …

5 Ways to Bomb Your Phone Interview

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Here's what Richard Branson, Elon Musk, and 22 other successful people ask job candidates during interviews

That's why they steer clear of these cliché queries and instead ask more meaningful ones.<p>Many top execs have their one favorite go-to question that reveals everything they need to know about a job candidate.<p>Here are 24 of them.<p><i>This is an updated article originally written by Alison Griswold and</i> …

Employment

These Are The Biggest Mistakes People Make During Interviews

Body language faux pas derailed candidates’ chances of getting the job as much as what the person said.<p>According to a new poll, half of employers say they can size up a candidate within the first five minutes of an interview and determine whether they’d be a good fit for the job.<p>What happens during …

Employment

If You Want Your Company to Thrive, Treat Your Employees Like Customers

Excellent customer service is a primary factor behind the success of Echo Global Logistics, a provider of technology-enabled transportation and …

Employee Engagement

There are only 3 types of interview questions. Here are your answers.

<b></b>Now that I’ve read, and re-read The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I’m more conscious about what I keep and what I throw out. I’m hard-core now. …

Employment

How to Get Job Candidates to Take Off the Mask | Inc.com

As Jon Steinberg, the President of Buzzfeed recently put it, the interview is really as good as it gets.<p>"If you are interviewing or negotiating with a new hire, and you like them more and more, you are making a good hire," he writes. "If you are having a difficult hiring process but think it will …

Employment

Is It Time to Quit Your Job?

Everyone has bad days at work or even long periods when they feel disheartened about their job. But how do you know the difference between ordinary, occasional dissatisfaction and a genuine mismatch? How do you know when you’re truly ready to move on? And how do you then get out gracefully?<p><b>What the</b> …

Job interview? Beat the Millennial stereotype

<i>How would a non Millennial explain our current Catch-22? We can't get a job because we don't have enough job experience but we don't have enough job experience to get a job! -- Bobby Irven, Facebook</i><p>Bobby, it's something every generation has complained about, but Millennials have an extra …

Employment

Professional dining etiquette: What to order when an off-site job interview involves a meal

<i>This question originally appeared on Quora.</i><p><i>What is a nice, safe choice for your meal when you are taken out on a job interview?</i><p><i>Answer below by Quora</i> …

10 examples for good ways to ‘Tell me about yourself’

You know it’s coming.<p>It’s the most feared question during any job interview: Do you think I would look good in a cowboy hat?<p>Just kidding. The real …

Recruiters reveal the craziest job interview mistakes they’ve ever seen

We’ve all made a job interview mistake we’d rather forget. Whether you goofed the interviewer’s name, arrived late, or spilled coffee all over …

Start A Fire

Ask Vicki: What are the worst interview mistakes you’ve seen as a recruiter?

<i>Each week, Monster’s career expert Vicki Salemi—a former recruiter who utilizes 15-plus years of experience in recruiting and human resources to</i> …

The 9 Things Recruiters Say Should Be In Your Thank-You Note

A thank-you note is a critical opportunity to seal the deal on a job opportunity after an interview. Here are the things you should include.<p>If you’ve reached the stage of your job search where you’re sending thank-you notes, you’re almost at the finish line—but don’t get complacent. A thank-you …

Employment