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Interviews are biased

According to The Economist, 80% of CEOs worry about skill shortages — up from 50% in 2012. Problem: recruiting is outdated. The status quo for job interviews is outdated and ripe for disruption.
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One of the scariest things in the world is putting yourself into positions where you know you will be vulnerable. We’re sure you have experienced

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What should you ask in an interview?

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why work for us questions
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‘Why do you want to work for us?’ Why are recruiters asking this? This is one of the most common questions, and to some people

weaknesses questions
“Weaknesses” Interview Questions
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‘What is your greatest weakness?’ Why are recruiters asking this? No one is perfect. If you’re not aware of things you need to improve, then

strenghts questions
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‘What are your strengths?’ Why are recruiters asking this? “What are your strengths?” is a classic interview question, and you should be prepared to answer

salary questions
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‘What are your salary expectations?’ Why are recruiters asking this? In an interview it might seem like a casual request, but it’s one of the

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‘Can you tell me about a difficult work situation and how you overcame it?’ Why are recruiters asking this? Problem solving interview questions test your

questions prioritization
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‘How do you organize your day?’ Why are recruiters asking this? Time management is important for everyone. In an interview, it’s the time for the

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