Recruiting Tips

Helping You & Your Candidate Discover
Their Match to the Job/Company

Asking questions and traditional testing are useful for the "less than savvy candidates" but rarely for the top talent you need. Try these ideas and generate your own to get more useful information and in a more interesting and fun way:

  OBSERVE AND COMMENT

  TRANSFERABLE SKILLS ANALYSIS

  JOB TRIAL

  WISH LIST

  • ideal time to wake up
  • ideal morning, afternoon, evening activities
  • ideal time to go to sleep

  DAILY JOURNAL

  • what happened today
  • what I thought about what happened today
  • things I did and didn't do and how I felt about it
  • what I like and didn't like about today
  • my brilliant comments today

  HIGHLIGHTS OF MY LIFE

  • activities I remember I enjoyed and didnít enjoy
  • things I did and do now in leisure time
  • most memorable personal relationships
  • things I created, built or made well
  • the hardest decision I ever made, the best decision
  • (ask them to answer these questions for different time periods in their life,
  • ex. before starting school, elementary school, high school, 18-22, 22-30, 31-40, etc.)

  FUN QUESTIONS - SHARE YOUR ANSWERS TOO

  • what have you not yet done in your life that you want to?
  • how has your life been different from what you want it to be?
  • what's frustrating you now about your life and what are you going to do
  • about it?; what are you waiting for?
  • who are you compared to who people think you are?
  • what kinds of products and services do you think people need?
  • BOOK OF QUESTIONS

  MOTIVATED SKILLS AND CAREER VALUES CARD SORTS

  WILSON SOCIAL STYLES


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