A working interview is just what it sounds like – bringing in a potential hire on a temporary basis to gauge their performance and fit – and it is a major component of the services provided by staffing agencies such as Fanning/Comforce.
With Massachusetts' unemployment rate continuing its downward trend, attracting the top candidates is becoming a more difficult and time-consuming process. One way to increase the pool of quality applicants is to consider re-hiring former employees.
Currently, millennials comprise about a third of the U.S. workforce, and over the course of the next decade, that number will skyrocket to an estimated 75 percent by 2025.
Good interviewers make it look easy. However, even if the interview is your least favorite part of hiring, knowing what to ask and when to ask it can make it an efficient, effective process.
Ironically, "intangibles," by definition, are those things that are hard to define. When it comes to hiring, final decisions often come down to what sets a candidate apart, even if you can't quite clearly define it.