Closing the Interview

“Oh man, how on earth do I get out of here? How do I leave professionally?”

You have probably experienced it – the constant struggle to find the right words to signal a professional exit.

Have you ever heard of the phrase “closing the interview”? Why should you close an interview? 

Chantelle Svensen-Lewis, Partner with Svensen Neighbour Recruiting, explains this as the process of reconfirming your interest in a position and ensuring you make an impact. A formal close is important in making sure you stand out among all other candidates.

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Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Contingency Based Recruitment Agencies

Three Ways to Get the Most Out of Contingency Based Recruitment Agencies

You need to urgently fill a position. You have tried filling it on your own with no luck and you need to engage a recruitment agency. What do you do? Who do you call? What does the project look like and what are your expectations? The relationship between HR team/hiring manager and recruitment agency can be incredibly rewarding and beneficial to both sides when each side approaches the relationship as a partnership.

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