• November 7, 2023

    I was chatting with a candidate before he went for a job interview, and suggested he should look up the interviewers online before the meeting. “Wouldn’t that look creepy?” asked...

  • November 1, 2023

    At SCL Search, I often find FANTASTIC candidates who just don’t interview well. After much prodding I may be able to uncover some fantastic experiences, but it can be challenging...

  • May 1, 2023

    I have another salary negotiation tip for job seekers. If the salary question pops up in a job interview, use it as an opportunity to express interest in the role....

  • January 27, 2023

    Don’t hijack the job interview! Many job-seekers seem to think they need to give long, detailed answers for every interview question, and that’s simply not true. A skilled interviewer may...

  • November 28, 2022

    Have you ever drawn a blank in a job interview? Behavioural interview questions are tough. Trying to come up with specific examples of things you've achieved in a stressful situation...

  • June 24, 2022

    A friend sent me a message on LinkedIn this week. She was going for a 2nd round interview, and she found out that part of the interview would involve a...

  • March 29, 2021

    Posted on LinkedIn: March 29, 2021 My client was all set to meet my candidate. Both on paper and in previous interviews, we seemed to have a great match. But...

  • November 24, 2020

    “How did my candidate do in the interview?” I asked. “I think his experience may be good,” replied the hiring manager. “But I couldn’t tell if he’s really what we...