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Job Interview Questions

Posted on November 17th, by Henry Goldbeck in Company News, Henry Goldbeck, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on Job Interview Questions

Henry Goldbeck of Goldbeck Recruiting adds to the importance of questions when interviewing. 

“I find it best to do two things in an interview. Be genuinely curious about the candidate and what/how/why/for whom they achieved in past positions or in school.

Keep asking questions until your curiosity is satisfied.

The goal is to get them talking and if you are lucky, … Read More »

The Interview Question You Don’t Want to be Stumped for: What Can You Bring to This Role?

Posted on November 15th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Interviewing Advice. Comments Off on The Interview Question You Don’t Want to be Stumped for: What Can You Bring to This Role?

What Can You Bring to This Role?

In every interview, there’s that one question that can make or break you: Why should I hire you over the other candidates? This is the question you should be prepared to answer above all others because it’s your chance to really sell yourself to the employer.

Choosing Your Answer

Although there’s … Read More »

5 Questions Candidates Should Ask A Prospective Employer

Posted on July 11th, by Henry Goldbeck in Career, Career Development, Job Search. Comments Off on 5 Questions Candidates Should Ask A Prospective Employer

1. What are the most important objectives that this position needs to accomplish within the next year?

This question demonstrates your focus on team success, while gaining an understanding for your immediate responsibilities upon commencing your new role.

2.  What are the company’s expectations for the progression of this position?

It’s good to know what parameters you are … Read More »


What standard questions should employers ask prospective employees?

Posted on August 20th, by Karen Epp in Human Resources, In The Media, Interviewing Advice, Karen Epp. 1 Comment

Don’t forget to assess drive and motivation when hiring an employee

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Camila Louzada: Global recruitment manager, Vision Critical

Interviewing can be an overwhelming experience; trying to assess a candidate’s entire history, skills and fit in an hour is quite the task. As a consequence, important questions not directly related to skills often fall through the … Read More »


How to Decide Between Two Great Candidates

Posted on September 5th, by Henry Goldbeck in HR Management, Recruitment. 1 Comment

This question comes from our “Ask Henry” online FAQ series.

Question:
“How do you decide between 2 applicants – one with industry experience but no formal training and the other with formal training but no industry experience. ”

Response:

Over the years I have encountered every variation on this question from a recruiting assignment many years ago where the … Read More »