5 Unconventional Questions To Ask Your Candidates In An Interview

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5 Unconventional Questions To Ask Your Candidates In An Interview

If you have a chance to ask a few unusual, and unexpected questions in an interview, it can give you some great insight on your candidate. Here’s a few questions to try, and what they can tell you about your candidate:

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How To Prepare Your Body For Winter

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How To Prepare Your Body For Winter

Now that the days are getting shorter and the leaves are turning color, you know that winter is indeed coming. And if you work outdoors, it’s an extra risky time of year. It’s important that you take good care of your body to stay healthy, so you can stay on the job! Here are some things you can do to prepare for cold weather work: READ ARTICLE “How To Prepare Your Body For Winter”

How to research a company before an interview in 20 minutes or less

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How to reasearch a company before an interview in 20 minutes or less

When you’re at an interview, it’s important that you don’t spend all your time talking about yourself! Your potential employer will want to see you show some interest and knowledge about your them with intelligent questions.

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Why You Can’t Rely On Resumes

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Why you can't rely on resumes

Many applicants will fib a little on a resume, and not necessarily because they are dishonest candidates. They’ve been taught to treat resumes as more of a marketing tool, which can lead to exaggerating the truth. Some common resume offenses include showing incorrect hiring dates to cover up unemployment periods, giving incorrect job titles, inaccurate compensation amounts, and listing experience or skills they don’t really have.

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Fishing for a new career

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Fishing for a new career

When our candidates don’t get the job they were really hoping for, I really feel for them. Dude, we’ve all been there! But, for real, it’s a good thing because it just means there’s bigger fish out there for them to reel in. Besides, they wouldn’t be feeling frustrated about their job search if they didn’t want something bigger and better for their life.

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How To Choose The Best Candidate

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Best CandidatesThere was probably a time when you got down to the final two or three candidates, and you had a hard time choosing between them. Each of them had admirable – but very different – qualities that they brought to the table, and you just couldn’t figure out how to weigh your options. Here are some guidelines that, as we’ve seen, will make a huge difference in the satisfaction of your decision, long after you’ve made the hire.

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Overcome the Skilled Labor Shortage Through Staffing

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skilled laborIt’s no secret, the pool of available construction laborers is shrinking, and it has been for some time. As our country’s education policies favor college preparation to job skills training, fewer students are considering careers in construction. The Great Recession forced many companies and contractors to lay off workers and reduce their hiring, making the career path unfavorable to many newcomers. And as the baby boomers start retiring, the staffing shortages are just getting worse.

Now that the economy is improving and construction projects are on the rise, finding qualified workers to fill this new need is becoming increasingly difficult. Fortunately, the team at Madden Industrial Craftsman can help.

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Why an Online Brand Helps Get You the Job

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linkedinBefore your next employer ever meets you, they’re going to get to know you online. What you say and how you present yourself on social media can make the difference between never getting an interview and getting placed at the top of the candidate pile.

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