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Interviewing

Listen close to interviewees’ grammar

03/12/2017
Mark Murphy has advised on the hiring processes at hundreds of companies—and in doing so, has slowly revealed commonalities among job candidates when they speak during interviews.

State legislature may kill Philly’s pay ordinance

03/03/2017
Legislative action in Harrisburg could moot the new law banning employers from asking potential hires about their salary histories.

Someone cracked the code of job applicant doublespeak

02/28/2017
As the founder and CEO of Leadership IQ, Mark Murphy has advised on the hiring processes at hundreds of companies—and in doing so, has slowly revealed commonalities among job candidates when they speak during interviews.

Take–and retain–detailed notes during interviews

02/27/2017
Make absolutely certain that you retain copies of all interview questions and notes. You may need them to prove how you made hiring decisions.

One interview question that reveals true character

02/23/2017
In a recent Ted Talk, Wharton professor Adam Grant said one question asked during job interviews can help you identify the real givers.

Torn between two applicants? Here’s how to pick a winner

02/23/2017
Hiring is rarely easy, and it’s particularly difficult when you have narrowed the choice to two strong candidates. How do you make the decision between two apparently equal applicants?

Is it time to stop asking about salary history?

02/16/2017
The movement in state and local governments to ban questions about past pay is quickly gaining steam.

Ensure application process is absolutely clear

02/07/2017
Make it crystal clear how candidates should apply for jobs.

Is there a problem with requiring applicants to meet height and weight standards?

01/30/2017
Q. May we impose height and weight requirements on job applicants?

OK to demand photos with applications?

01/30/2017
Q. Can we require job applicants to submit photographs with their résumés and applications?