As the Director of People and Culture in a growth company, I have my hands in every stage of the employee life cycle, including the recruiting and hiring of employees at Business.com.
In 2014, I personally held approximately 372 phone interviews and 67 in-person interviews for roles ranging from sales to engineering and everything in between. We are expanding our sales team this year, and I expect those numbers to dramatically increase in 2015.
For the past three years in a row, Business.com has been named one of the Best Places to Work in San Diego, and a big part of that is the emphasis we place on our people and the role they play in our culture. As part of my process in evaluating talent, I look for patterns and over the last year have observed some pretty stark differences between candidates that get hired and those who do not get a call back.
Here are my tips to help those who may have been out of the interview market for a while, or those of you who are new to the process. Read the full entry