5 Job Tips You Should Ignore

April 20, 2017

Job hunters are always offered advice by one person or another about the job hunt or interview process. While those dispensing their wisdom mean well, it’s important to remember that not all advice is sage advice. As you sift through their career advice, these are some of the job tips you should cast aside.

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Should You Interview a Job Candidate Again?

April 19, 2017

When you have an important job position to fill, finding a perfect long-term fit can feel like a difficult process. In some cases, you might not be certain of which top candidate will ultimately be the best choice for the role. Other times, you may not have access to enough candidates whose skills match what […]

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IT Interviews: 3 Reasons Why You Didn’t Get the Job Offer

March 23, 2016

Not every IT interview goes as smoothly as planned. Interviews can be botched for many reasons; sometimes due to the interviewer, candidate or even factors outside of either person’s control. Most of these reasons are fairly easy to predict and avoid, but not always. Here are a few stories of botched interviews and how they […]

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Hiring Information Security Aware Workers

March 16, 2016

Today’s HR departments are faced with many challenges when it comes to selecting the correct candidate for an open position. Beyond the ubiquitous background checks, knowledge assessment and checking references, HR needs to take other factors into consideration to select the best candidate. Nowhere is this truer than in organizations looking to hire knowledge workers, […]

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Hiring Lessons Learned from AskAManager

April 24, 2014

Last week, Modis sponsored a giveaway contest on the popular blog, Ask A Manager, where author and management expert, Alison Green, asked readers to share things they wish they’d known before they started interviewing and hiring job candidates. On the post, 350 people shared their personal experiences, hiring lessons learned and valuable advice in the […]

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Interview with a Geek

May 14, 2013

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that many of the top minds and talents in the tech realm lean toward the geekier end of the spectrum. When you’re hunting for IT professionals to staff key positions among your team of techies, geeks are often among the most sought-after candidates. At times, however, interviewing such folks poses […]

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