Here is the one thing all serious candidates should ask the interviewer to gauge the potential fit for skills, culture and career goals.
Resumes no longer offer an accurate picture of the candidate. Employers want a sense of who the individual actually is and resumes have limitations.
It is very disheartening to see a candidate get stuck in the “twilight zone of over negotiation” – especially when a position and a candidate are an excellent fit, but the candidate just wants more.
By revealing aspects of your personality, you give a strong indication of whether you will make a good hire. The interviewer wants to know what makes you a better choice than another candidate with the same experience and skill set.
As a candidate you are being asked to spend this time so that you can continue to be vetted before the official offer is made.
How can Recruiters at staffing firms help potential job seekers, particularly candidates who have not been in the job market for a decade, navigate the change?