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The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead

The Job Interview Will Soon Be Dead. Here’s What the Top Companies Are Replacing It With This strategy may quite possibly make the job interview extinct. Most companies rely on the traditional in-person job interview to make hiring decisions. But I’m here to tell you, it doesn’t work. In fact, it’s a terrible tool. Here’s why: 81 […]

The Jobless Graduate Myth

Graduate unemployment is a vanishingly small problem in South Africa, at least if you don’t call the thousands of people moving through the Further Education and Training, and private college system, “graduates”. Liberal think-tank Centre for Development and Enterprise published a study it commissioned from Stellenbosch University professors Servaas van der Berg and Hendrik van […]

Salary Expectations

For Recruiters… Follow these tips for achieving winning offers for your candidates: Market Research – Know what the market range is for the geography and similar types of positions. Be sure to be a real expert in your specific job market and location – understand the nuances of niche skill sets and educational requirements so […]

7 Questions Great Candidates Ask

For Recruiters… At the end of the interview when you, the interviewer, ask the candidate, “Do you have any questions for us?” it’s often hard to know what to expect. Will the candidate ask a couple of superficial questions just to be polite, or will he or she ask deep, probing questions? If a candidate […]

How Resumes Get Read… the 30 Second Rule

For Recruiters… Ever heard of the thirty second rule? The one about how long recruiters actually spend reading resumes? Good recruiters, that is. It takes a lot of practice to accurately read resumes at the speed of a QR code scanner. Note the word “accurately”. It’s one thing to make a brief read of a […]