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Interview with the Vampire: Behavioural Interviewing

Interview with the Vampire: Behavioural Interviewing

The recruitment landscape in Singapore (and other emerging markets in Asia) has changed significantly in the last 10 years. Rapid economic expansion has resulted in firms hiring at unprecedented levels with record low unemployment rates. Candidates, especially Gen-Y, can shop around for the best deals in the market with multiple job offers waiting for them. As they say, this is a “candidate’s market”.

Interviewers Lack Marketing Fizz

Unfortunately, the interview methods employed by numerous managers have not changed. Many do a bad job in marketing their companies during interviews with candidates. They use interview strategies that are stuck in the 20th century. Companies fail to understand that jobs need to be marketed like consumer products. What’s in it for candidates? What can...

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