• June 10, 2024

    One of our clients interviewed a candidate last week who, unfortunately, complained about their previous employers. This did not make a great impression on the hiring manager! Every hiring manager...

  • May 28, 2024

    I have a candidate going for his third (and final) interview with my client. Hoping he’ll get the offer, everything is looking positive, fingers crossed! The hiring manager said this...

  • 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...