the Offer with Michael Glinter
Season 2 Highlights: Why are you Interested? "I just need a job!" - Screening for Candidate Interest - with Jen Warneld
January 07, 2021
Special Guest: Jen Warneld
Jen is a quality-driven business development and talent acquisition leader dedicated to fostering long-term relationships and implementing strategic initiatives that go beyond simply accomplishing targeted goals. 20+ year history developing and partnering with senior leadership within the healthcare, information technology, finance, engineering, distribution, and production industries; identifying and securing top talent for critical roles. Her passion is people. The right people.
Today's Podcast Perspective
- Companies - have you ever asked a candidate why they are interested, and their response is, "I need a job?" - Not being interested in the role?
- Negative impacts both on the company and the candidate
- Client impact because of supplier turnover - Reputation, Synergy, Relationships
- Impact of job changing on a resume
- It is a small world. Are you ready for Karma to kick you in the butt?
- Costs affiliated with hiring someone that leaves after 6 months
- Covid19 has fanned the flames and how it comes around due to layoffs, increased chances of crossing paths
- Red Flags during an interview - what we look for
- Going Dark or Ghosting, unresponsiveness loses interest
- Companies have to take responsibility in responding or confirmation of resumes
- Common sense candidate mistakes
- Know the name of the company and what they do
- Understanding the company's brands before you interview
- Stop Lying your way through a question!
- Why are you interested? Be Authentic
- Pitching experience that has no relevance to what the company does
- Admitting what you are looking for
- Accepting some candidates are willing to take a step back for good reasons
- Are you looking for a Rich Career or a Wealthy Career?
- Dreaded Question - What did you not like about your last job?
- Stop talking negatively in an interview!
- Spinning a negative comment to a positive one
- Bringing KPIs and Metrics to your response to spin it positively
- What skills do you have that works well for this position? - you better know the role
- Remember the STAR method
- In-Person / Zoom Interview Tragedies
- Take the time to prepare when you are on camera, not just dress, but everything around you including reflections in windows
- Be careful how you react to distractions when on a zoom call
- How both parties respond to situations on a zoom call speaks volumes
- Eye contact can sometimes indicate a lack of interest or lying
- Be aware that sometimes lack of eye contact can be other things
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