Don’t let a common recruiting mistake prevent you from hiring the right executive. Whether you’re looking for the perfect CIO or the right CEO, any C-level position is going to be difficult and expensive to fill. And, unfortunately, it’s all too easy to make common mistakes throughout the process that can undermine your efforts.
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Some positions within your organization will be easier to fill than others. Positions like salesperson and customer service representative will be easier to fill because there are so many available candidates out there looking for work. However, tech positions, for example, like software engineer, full-stack developer, tech manager, etc., aren’t nearly as easy to fill.
Job Candidates, when getting ready for an interview it is easy to remember to prepare how to talk about your own accomplishments, highlights and why you are the best person for the job. These positive attributes seem like mentionable no brainers to talk about. What is one important detail aspect that you might be forgetting?
Job Candidates, when you are scheduled for a video interview with an employer or recruiter, we have one tip.This seems like an obvious tip, why would anyone be late for an interview? It is important to be on time to any interview. In a perfect world, no candidates would ever be late for a job interview, but it happens. Even with C-Level executives.
When you get to a certain point in your longstanding career or have been out of the job market for a while you become out of practice with job interviewing. Even if you have been the interviewer, you will be out of practice answering questions about yourself. You need to practice and prepare yourself for entering the job hunt again, it can be with mock interviews, or just practice answering questions out loud to yourself - maybe even recording yourself to play back your presentation.