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Hiring Committees Need Trained Interviewers
In hiring decisions, a huge number of individuals on a selection committee never replace knowledge and judgment gained from trained interviewers using effective techniques.
Analyzing Hiring Mistakes at Harvard
Larry Summers had superior credentials for the coveted position as Harvard University's president, but his inability to fit in with Harvard's culture illustrates a problem seen all too often when analyzing hiring mistakes in corporate America.
College Applicants with an Unfair Advantage
It seems there is no limit to what certain students will do to get ahead. The latest ploy among some college applicants is to claim they need more time to take the Scholastic Aptitude Test (SAT), the primary college entrance exam.
Top-Tier Firms Interview Second-Tier Schools
For the first time in nearly a decade, enrollments at the nation's elite business schools - Stanford, M.I.T., Dartmouth, and the University of California, Berkeley - are down, in some cases by as much as 11 percent.
Participative Learners vs Reflective Learners
Experienced trainers know that participants bring varied learning styles to interview training seminars.
Online and "Just-in-Time" Interview Training
Our online interview training and interview tools provide a responsive and ongoing process with interview tools and techniques that are available when you need them.
GPA: What Does It Really Mean?
Educational achievement should not be the sole criterion for deciding who to interview on campus.
Padded Credentials by Colleges
A recent article in the Wall Street Journal reports that colleges routinely exaggerate the average SAT scores of incoming students.
Behavior-based Interviews Predict Future Success
Two bi-coastal studies on MBA graduates support thorough behavior-based interviews of potential employees rather than grades, exam scores or other numerical values.
Will the Real SAT Please Stand Up?
The acronym SAT now stands for Scholastic Assessment Test, not Scholastic Aptitude Test. This change is a response to criticism that the SAT does not measure a person's "aptitude" for higher education.
On-campus Interviewers See Grade Inflation Soar
Interviewers will need to see more than a high grade point average (GPA) during college recruiting. Grade inflation has been occurring in America for the last twenty-five years according to Newsweek.
Testing Today, Interviewing Tomorrow
As current students learn to handle open-ended questions in school exams, they will also be more confident and effective when hearing them in job interviews. Eventually, interviewers will start to meet more savvy candidates who are tested in school for thinking ability and will be applying it in job interviews.
Workforce 2000 Woes
Most of our readers are familiar with this figure from the Department of Labor Study, Workforce 2000: 85 percent of new hires in the 90's will be women, minorities and immigrants.