Recent trends in Ghosting

I’ve read a lot of articles lately about the ghosting trend in which candidates aren’t showing up for job interviews, or they get hired for the job and then don’t show up. Part of the explanation is the strong economy and lots of choice for applicants. That doesn’t excuse it, of course! Employers are rightfully

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5 Things Your Recruiter Won’t Tell You

In a recent LinkedIn conversation, someone asked me a question I hadn’t heard before: As a recruiter, what am I thinking about when I am interviewing someone? First and foremost, I’m thinking about whether you’re going to be the right fit for the job. As I was driving to a meeting this week, though, it

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Easy Networking Options for Introverts

4 Easy Networking Options for Introverts The word “work” appears right in the middle of networking, but particularly for those of us who are introverts, making new business connections can sure seem like a chore or a bore. As a recruiter in Phoenix, I tell people (especially those who are new to the area) it’s

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When Interview Disaster Strikes

When Interview Disaster Strikes Interviewing is always a challenge but occasionally things will go sideways. Here are a few of the more amazing interview disaster scenarios I’ve seen over the years. Please share your stories in the comments! Just a few weeks ago, I had a job candidate who was scheduled for an interview at

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