Tips for Appearing Confident During a Job Interview (Even When You Aren’t)

By | July 8th, 2017|Behavioral Interviewing, Interview Tips, Interviewing|

According to Rebecca Temsen; author, entrepreneur, and cofounder of the motivational blog site, “Self Development Secrets”; “One of the most important ingredients of a well-lived, enjoyable life is self-confidence”. She continues that while “[confident people] encounter the same problems as everyone else… they routinely rise [...]

Interview Advice: Answering the Question, “What is Your Greatest Weakness?”

By | June 30th, 2017|Behavioral Interviewing, Interview Tips, Interviewing|

Why do interviewers ask you to describe your greatest weakness?  There are actually numerous answers to this question that are often interrelated.  This potentially “lose-lose” scenario tests a number of aspects regarding your personality and mental acuity. Why is it a “lose-lose” situation?  If you [...]

How Soft Skills in Business Impact Employability

By | December 16th, 2016|Behavioral Interviewing, Career Advice, Communications, Employee Communications, Interview Tips, Job skills, Recruiting, Uncategorized|

The Skills You Need While it’s most likely you have heard the term “soft skills” mentioned in today’s job market, it’s quite possible you haven’t explored exactly all it encompasses.  According to the Collins English Dictionary, soft skills are the “desirable qualities for certain forms [...]

Pre-Employment Tests: What You Need To Know

By | September 7th, 2016|Behavioral Interviewing, Career Advice, Executive Leadership, Interview Tips, Interviewing, Job Analytics, Recruiting, Uncategorized|

Pre-employment tests are now coming to the fore when vetting potential employees.  They've been around for a long time, in one form or another, but finding the most suitable person for a position has become more challenging as employers attempt to tune their work force. They [...]

Executive Success

By | October 1st, 2013|Behavioral Interviewing, Interviewing, Uncategorized|

By: Ron Venckus Harvard University conducted a study of its top graduates over a twenty year period and discovered three areas that mattered to their success: 1. IQ 2. Technical skills (TS) 3. Emotional Skills (EQ) In addition, they found that emotional skills mattered twice [...]

Recruiters Screening for the “Perfect” Candidate

By | September 3rd, 2013|Behavioral Interviewing, Interviewing, Job Search Tips, Management Advice, Recruiting, Uncategorized|

By: Kevin Gorham Additional Comments by: Fred Coon, CEO Last week I attended the Arizona Society for Human Resources Management Conference (SHRM) in Phoenix, Arizona. This multiple day event brings together human resources professionals, subject matter experts, and nationally renowned keynote speakers. I took the [...]

Behavioral Interviewing

By | January 24th, 2013|Behavioral Interviewing, Uncategorized|

by Ron Venckus Behavioral interviewing systems have been around for many years, however over the last few years the use of this type interview program has been increasing. At this time when job descriptions are developed, the job skills and job knowledge level is identified [...]