Interview Preparation

Mirror Questions Improve Technical Recruiting

Today’s technical recruiting tip is my 7th magical interview question, the Mirror Question. As with all past six technical recruiting questions I shared, this is also a form of an open-ended question. Furthermore, as I also shared previously, a lot of psychological, behavioral, human resource and executive recruiting research … Read More

Interview Question To Improve R&D Recruiting

During our 25 years of existence, our technical recruitment firm has uncovered many secrets to uncovering more useful information from candidates. The normal tendency of candidates is to only provide a modicum of general information. However, to gain more and better information it is important that you both: a) ask … Read More

Technical Recruiter Tip: 1 to 10 Rating Question

25th or Silver AnniversaryOur executive recruitment firm is celebrating its 25th or Silver Anniversary this year. During those 25 years our R&D, scientific, IT, engineering, manufacturing and technical recruiters have recruited and placed hundreds and hundreds of technical and manufacturing personnel worldwide ranging from staff level (e.g. Design Engineer) to middle manager level … Read More


According to today’s delayed Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) report, 148,000 jobs were created in September. This adds up to 849,000 jobs being created in the last five months. Though not earth shattering, it has been slow and steady. This means that it is time to sharpen your interviewing skills. … Read More

Recruiter: 3-Pronged Job Hunting Approach Needed!

Though the growth has been tepid, the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) announced today that 169,000 new jobs were created last month as the unemployment rate dropped .1% to 7.3%. As a result, 701,000 new jobs have been created in the last four months. The leaders last month in … Read More