Job Interviews

A Modern Approach To Successful Job Interviews

It’s natural to feel a bit subservient in most job interviews. After all, the person who is the hiring manager is judging you, and this can be quite nerve-wracking. It is important to appear confident and capable in an interview. Ultimately, though you might feel that you need great answers that …

Employment

What if we killed the job interview?

There are lots of things job interviews should tell you about a candidate but don’t. And plenty of other things they shouldn’t tell you but do anyway.<p><i>What’s your top strength? What are your biggest weaknesses? Where do you see yourself in five years? What makes you want to work for us? Who would</i> …

Employment

Interviewing 101: How To Choose The Right Candidate To Interview

Interviewing is a crucial step in the hiring process. In this series, you’ll learn how to stage a great interview. First up, advice on choosing the right candidate to interview.<p>Hiring an employee may seem like a daunting task, but it doesn’t have to be. With the right preparations, an imposing …

Employment

Microsoft bets big on AI, its India lab brings out bouquet of solutions

As artificial intelligence (AI) takes centrestage in developing new-age digital technologies, Microsoft Research Lab in India has developed a bouquet …

Artificial Intelligence

Nashville Selected For Lyft, 2-1-1 Pilot Program

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Lyft has teamed up with United Way to offer rides through the 2-1-1 hotline to get people to their doctor's appointments, job …

San Francisco

LGBT workers in Wales quit 'due to discrimination'

<b>A transgender man has said he was forced to leave his job because of the "particularly cruel" treatment he faced at work while transitioning.</b><p>James, 32, from Cardiff, said his manager forced him to keep his female birth name and wear a woman's uniform.<p>Latest Stonewall Cymru figures show more than a …

News (Wales)

Google Adds AI-Driven Updates to Its Hire Recruiting App

Google has updated its Hire recruiting app with new features that the company says makes it easier for corporate human resources and recruiting …

Employment

The 4 Magic Words Every Hiring Manager Wants to Hear in An Interview

You're already thinking it. Just come out and say it. What's the worst that could happen?<p>Whether by luck or by skill (maybe a bit of both), you've landed an interview for what could be your dream job.<p>You've just got to convince them to hire you. How do you stand out from all the other candidates as …

Business

Indian trans teacher ‘asked if her breasts were real during job interview’

A transgender teacher was ridiculed on several occasions during job interviews and asked whether her “breasts were real.”<p>Suchitra Dey, a transgender …

LGBTQI

What’s the protocol for thank-you notes in job interviews?

<b>I just started an internship and found out that they aren’t giving the Monday and Tuesday off before the Wednesday, July 4 holiday. My family throws</b> …

Employment

What You Overlooked in the Interview Process and How It's Hurting Your Business

Four traits to look for when you are interviewing to help reveal the true character of a candidate.<p>A few years ago, a job prospect asked us to reimburse her for taking a $2 subway ride to the final-round interview. I wish my team and I had paid attention to that red flag. Instead, we overlooked a …

Business

'Thriving' Harrah's Now Hiring More Employees

Harrah's Joliet is celebrating its 25th year in downtown Joliet. Business has been great of late.<p>JOLIET, IL - Business at the downtown <b>Joliet's</b> …

Employment

A Cowboy Goes For A Job Interview. How He Answered A Question… WINS!

2 days ago<p>A cowboy came in for an interview at a well-established company. The interviewer, already a little leery of the man's getup, proceeded to …

Employment

Week in Review: Most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of June 10, 2018

Get caught up on the latest technology and startup news from the past week. Here are the most popular stories on GeekWire for the week of June 10, …

Seattle

The trap of insightful selection

“Which one do you want?”There were 100 quarts of strawberries at the farmer’s market yesterday. In answer to the farmer’s question, the person ahead …

Employment

Hiring In Tech: Potential Over Experience

The Japanese word “kaizen” translates to “improvement” or “change for the best.” In business, kaizen refers to the long-term approach of achieving incremental changes in processes in order to improve efficiency and quality of all employees. In the fast-pace world of tech, embracing the kaizen …

Employment

What Is Code-switching?

A little context …<p>We recently went on a vacation to Texas to visit relatives. Not being from Texas, we were nervous about not knowing the customs or …

Cultural Appropriation

Bethel McKenzie to participate in Sen. Hassan 'state of the media' panel in Washington

Home > SPJ News > Bethel McKenzie to participate in Sen. Hassan 'state of the media' panel in Washington<p>Bethel McKenzie to participate in Sen. Hassan …

Public Relations

The Liberal Agenda – Putting out the welcome mats for World Refugee Day

<b>What</b> Laying out a large array of welcome mats that say “Refugees Welcome”<p><b>Who</b> Meg de Ronde, Campaigns Director, Amnesty International New …

New Zealand

Exhibitor Interview with Self Management Group (SMG) #SHRM18 | Blog.SHRM.org

We are what feels like seconds away from the SHRM18 Conference.<p>I had the great privilege with interviewing one of SHRM18’s exhibitors, Self …

Human Resources

After leading 4,000 job interviews, here’s what Smartsheet’s co-founder loves to ask candidates

As a veteran tech entrepreneur and co-founder of companies like Onyx Software and Smartsheet, Brent Frei has conducted more than 4,000 interviews. …

Startups

Get the Inside Scoop on How Job Interviews Work

Maybe it’s been a while since your last job interview ​– or maybe you’re about to embark on your very first real interview after graduation. Whatever …

Employment

Border Patrol Is a Useless Job And No One Wants It

In the decades since a bunch of xenophobic guys on horses institutionalized their mounted patrols with a federal budget and a badge, the Border …

Liberal View

12 body language tricks to help you nail your next job interview

In a job interview, what your body says is just as — if not <i>more</i>— important than your actual words.<p>"Like it or not your future employer is assessing you from head to toe — from your movements, to your facial expressions, to your voice, to what you say and how you say it," body language expert …

Employment

The art of hiring a Product Designer : Part One

Being a designer, the woes of going through an interview process to land that “dream job” are familiar to us. But hiring a designer is a completely …

Employment

Tips for Finding a Great Property Manager for Your Rental

Hiring someone to manage your investment is a big decision, so you need to do your research before choosing one. Important qualities to look for …

Real Estate

DeKalb County continues mobile Career Center

WorkSource DeKalb’s Mobile Career Center will continue its schedule for June, according to a press release. The center will be stationed at locations …

Decatur

Privilege and Author Interviews

As I prepared to conduct my first interviews with writers back in 2013, I worried I didn’t have any questions to ask the interviewees, even though …

Writing

The Impact Of AI On The HR Profession

The HR function has seen many transformations over the years but the increasing use of robotics in the workplace presents challenges and opportunities to the profession.<br>The 2018 Deloitte Human Capital Trends report revealed that the adoption of automation, robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

How to ace making a great first impression

People come to conclusions about one another pretty quickly. Psychological studies have shown that we form a sense of whether a stranger is …

Employment