In the Know: An Insider’s Perspective

The Interviewer’s First Impression (1/29/2016) - You've heard it said often: “First impressions are the most important." When it comes to the job interview, here's recent proof that bears this out: A new survey suggests hiring managers often know whether they might hire someone soon after the opening handshake and small talk. Executives polled said it takes them just 10 minutes to form a positive or negative opinion of job seekers, despite meeting with staff-level applicants for 55 minutes and management-level candidates for 86 minutes, on average. This particular survey included responses from 150 senior executives with Fortune 1000 companies.  Read more...