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So, what is the most difficult interview question?


There are lots of blogs that seek to prepare people for that most arduous of conversations – the job interview.

Whether it’s well-meaning advice on how to answer questions like “How many golf balls can you fit into a bus?” or “What are your three greatest weaknesses?”, most of it’s aimed at the interviewee rather than the interviewer.

I guess we all have our own ideas of what constitutes a difficult interview question, so rather than examine them all, let me be really brief and…

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Being A Recruiter - Part 3

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Being a recruiter has changed so much over the past 20 years, which I tried to paraphrase in Part 1 and Part2.

In this last instalment, I’d like to focus on the future.

Recruitment has become more niche.

The emphasis has now shifted to the recruiter knowing their market rather than understanding the nuances of hiring – and it’s become more fractured in the sense that there are now many more ways for companies to source potential candidates.

It’s fascinating for old lags…

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If you’re not going to listen to me, then maybe you’ll listen to Josh Bersin?

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For those of you who don’t know who Josh Bersin is, he’s an HR and Talent Management Analyst who studies global sales, marketing and technology trends in HR, talent acquisition and retention.

By all accounts he carries some clout. Unlike me.

In a Forbes article; Corporate Recruiting Explodes: A New Breed of Service Providers, he succinctly outlines how the recruiting landscape has changed, and is changing.

Much of this changed landscape has moved businesses, both large and…

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