Career Development

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Pre-Employment Test Guidlines

PRE-EMPLOYMENT TEST GUIDELINES: Consider the Role: Employers are trying to determine if you’ll be a good fit in the organization, and as such, they’ll be looking at your responses to questions that signal common behavioral characteristics. For example, if you’re applying for a sales job, make note of questions that ask you to assess your confidence, your persuasive nature and your communication skills. Indicating that..

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Phone Interviews Do’s and...

Phone Interviews Do’s and Don’ts Phone interviews as a first step in the hiring process have become the norm. It used to be that they were used mostly when a candidate was out of the area and had either a plane ride or long drive to do an in-person interview. Now, they are used as the initial screening process for all candidates. So here are..

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Are Personality Tests Reliable?

How to Beat the Personality Test! Personality tests are used by HR departments during the interview process to avoid risk. So, they will choose the candidate that the test results show to be the best choice. Corporate use of the pre-employment screening test has increased 300% in the last five years alone because of complex computer modeling that employs powerful mathematical algorithms, making the results..

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Counter Offers, Accept or...

When you hand in your resignation, your employer might ask what they can do to change your mind. They might make you a counter offer, even if you’ve accepted employment elsewhere. Focus on the reason you decided to leave your current job before making a decision. It is important when considering a counter offer that you always keep in mind what your reasons were for..

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