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Assessing Candidate Culture Fit? Ask These Interview Questions

By Koka Sexton / April 3, 2020
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An amazing resume, excellent recommendations and experience are all important when it comes to determining the long-term success of a candidate. But culture fit is also another thing that most companies consider when hiring new employees. Research shows that employees sharing essential qualities with the company and their colleagues perform better than others and end…

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How to Prepare for an Interview Over the Phone

By The Betts Team / April 3, 2020
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 When having an interview over the phone, the process can seem dramatically different than an in-person interview. In reality, though, you should approach both the same. Preparing, dressing professionally, and making sure you close are guidelines for any time you speak to a hiring manager. Below are four steps to follow when prepping for an…

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What We’re Seeing as the Business World Adapts to Coronavirus

By Nick O'Brien / March 30, 2020
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We’re now fully immersed in a new work and business landscape sparked by COVID-19. Some companies and professionals have adapted remarkably well. Others, not so much. But most are, on some level, still working to find their footing and keep moving forward.    Their efforts have been multi-faceted and varied – this is a lot…

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3 Tips for Interviewing Remote Candidates

By Nick O'Brien / March 25, 2020
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Maybe your hiring is chugging along. Maybe you’ve had to pause it until further notice. Whatever the case, there’s a strong chance that the next interview you have with a candidate will take place remotely. There’s also a strong chance that the role you’re interviewing them for will, itself, be remote.    It may be…

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Interview Tips for Remote Positions

By Nick O'Brien / March 24, 2020
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Have you ever found yourself wishing your company had a more flexible work from home policy? Well, be careful what you wish for, because you might have a lot of working from home in your future. The current public health situation has caused companies everywhere to embrace the benefits of working from home and make…

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5 Great Marketing Interview Questions When Hiring a Director

By The Betts Team / March 4, 2020
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After partnering with some of New York City’s leading technology startups to hire top talent, Betts Recruiting has found many clients aren’t sure who or what experience they’re looking for in their first Director of Marketing hires. What marketing interview questions can you ask to determine if the person you’re interviewing is a rockstar or a…

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Need Sales Interview Tips? Ours Are Live on Sales Hacker.

By Carolyn Betts Fleming / February 27, 2020
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Every day, people walk into sales interviews holding their fate in their hands. What they do and say over the subsequent hour or so can land them their dream job, or take them out of contention for the role. There are people standing at this crossroads right now, as you read this.    The next…

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5 Ted Talks to Boost Your Job Interview Skills

By The Betts Team / February 26, 2020
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Got a job interview coming up? Trying to build your confidence and your job interview skills? You’re in luck. Betts Recruiting has curated the perfect collection of TED Talks to up your interview skills and your professional mojo. Take a look at the talks below for insight that will help you truly own the interview…

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Practicing for a Tough Job Interview? Imagine Your Interviewer Is Mark Zuckerberg.

By Nick O'Brien / February 20, 2020
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How would you do in a job interview with Facebook? Or even Mark Zuckerberg himself? Or more to the point, how would you convince a globally recognized, multibillion-dollar corporation to invest in your talents as their next big thing? You need to let them know you have the vision and the cool and the skills…

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Would You Pass a Job Interview With Jeff Bezos?

By Nick O'Brien / February 19, 2020
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As the CEO of Amazon – the pioneering e-commerce platform of the world – Jeff Bezos is one of the most demanding employers out there. After all, he founded Amazon as an online bookstore from his garage after quitting his job at Wall Street in 1995. He once famously had his own VP call customer…

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