The Key to Better Hiring is Better Listening: What to Gather in the Interview

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You’ve got a new hire, you provide a thorough orientation, and it’s off to the job site. Then, just one week later, you hear rumors about poor performance. A few more days pass, and your employees are complaining about the new recruit. You’ve invested so much time and energy in this candidate, and they’re not […]

5 Steps to Land the Industry’s Top-Performers

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  If you’re struggling with low performers or turnover, you may be tempted to identify some top performers in your industry. But how do you hire those great candidates? You may be looking at a shallow applicant pool and wondering where the talent is. It’s possible you’re not attracting them! Here are five ways you […]

Prepare for Your Phone Interview with These Tips

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Job seekers that are new to a phone interview may have many misconceptions. There’s a lot of confusing information about interviews, and phone screens can mean even more mixed messages. We’re here to clear things up. Davis Staffing is here to provide the facts and dispel the rumors about phone interviews. Myth: Phone Interviews Aren’t […]

Finding the Needle in the Haystack of Candidates

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Right now, there are more candidates than ever in recent years. Layoffs, furloughs, and firings have left many unemployed or underemployed. It seems like a huge asset, but top hiring managers will tell you it’s also a massive challenge. How can you find a great fit when you’re buried in resumes? Find top talent with […]

The Pros and Cons of Telephone vs. In-Person Interviews

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Employers are looking for someone that can think on their feet and adapt to different situations. To get the job, you’ll need to be prepared for your interview. There are different advantages and disadvantages for a telephone and in-person interview. Whether you’re getting ready for an in-person interview or a phone screen, here’s what you […]

Fall Into These 4 Interview Habits

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These days, it’s not enough to rely on your resume: you need to stand out as a polished and prepared candidate. Creating a successful routine is the best way to ace an interview. The best habits are the ones ingrained in our daily routine. When you create a habit, you can rely on that behavior […]

What Should YOU Ask the Hiring Manager?

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Getting the interview feels like an accomplishment and it should – you’ve got your foot in the door! But it’s only the beginning, and it’s easy to get flustered in a high-pressure situation. Avoid feeling overwhelmed, and brush up on the company before you get in the door. Feeling confident comes from knowing what to […]

How To Explain That You Were Fired

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It is very unlikely that you will go through your entire career without being fired at least once or twice. When this happens, you will run into the problem of answering questions about your termination when going on job interviews. But, don’t sweat it! Read on for some expert advice on how to explain you […]

Candidates: Should You Talk Money in an Interview?

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One of the many things job candidates think about prior to a job interview is whether or not they should bring up the topic of money in an interview. In some cases, the discussion can happen in the first or second round of the interview process. In other instances, the subject of money should never […]