Bad Behavioral Questions

Some critics think “behavioral interviews” – where candidates give concrete examples of how they behaved in past situations as a way of indicating how they might behave as your employee in the future — are, well, just a sign...


Behavioral Interviews

As an interviewer, you may choose to ask standard theoretical questions, such as “Tell me about yourself” or “What’s your biggest weakness?” (Note to candidates: “My weakness is working too hard!” won’t win you any points for originality.) In...


Questions to ask candidate in a video interview

What are the best interview questions? Endless sample questions (and answers) can be found through a quick Google search — which is why so many answers tend to feel rehearsed — but the real challenge is finding questions that...


Preparing for a Video Interview

The joy of recorded interviews is that they are – surprise! – recorded, which means you can practice as much as you like and submit the interview you like best. But don’t let the luxury of knowing you have...


Hair and Make-Up For Your Interview

When preparing for a video interview, remember the tricks that the camera can play. For instance, the camera magnifies everything, so frizzy hair will look doubly so. Accordingly, while some women like to frame their face with their hair,...


Eye Contact

If the eyes are the window to the soul, then eye contact — or the lack of it — can make the difference between showing your true self or coming off like a fake during a pre-recorded video interview....


August Ziggeo-toons

Our previous Ziggeo interview cartoons were such a hit that we’ve decided to celebrate August by launching Ziggeo cartoons (Ziggeo-toons?) throughout the month.  Here’s the first (you can check out Ziggeo’s Tumblr for all the Ziggeo-toons).   —- Ziggeo...