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4 Reasons Why You Should Take Appliqant’s Personality Self-Assessment

November 10th, 2018|Categories: Candidate Aids|Tags: , , |

If you’re applying for a job through Appliqant’s platform or simply want to know more about yourself and how you operate professionally, you may be considering taking Appliqant’s personality self-assessment. Read on to learn why you will benefit from taking the personality self-assessment on Appliqant’s automated video interviewing platform. Take Your Job Search Into [...]

Our Favorite Books on IQ Tests

November 6th, 2018|Categories: Candidate Aids|Tags: , , |

An IQ score allows you to quantify your performance in tests relative to the general population. Even though it does not measure every aspect of a person’s intelligence or abilities, it is perceived as a reliable measuring stick by many companies. As such, you may be faced with multiple such (or similar) tests throughout [...]

Our Favorite Books for Personality Assessments

November 5th, 2018|Categories: Candidate Aids|Tags: , , |

Many of us spend our time in jobs, professions or business activity that are not a great fit for our personalities. These activities consume our time and energy, instead of enervating us. It has been empirically proven that people have the greatest chance of succeeding in jobs that fit their personality, so if you [...]

Top 10 (and more) Books to Learn Interview Skills

November 2nd, 2018|Categories: Candidate Aids|Tags: , , |

Improving your interview skills requires diligence and time - and a lot of help! Appliqant helps you practice your skills and measure improvement, and there are a large number of books that cover the different aspects of interviewing. Many of these books are sadly lacking in quality and content, but some of them are [...]

4 Practice Interview Tips to Help you Land your Dream Job

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Candidate Aids|Tags: , , |

Planning to take a practice automated video interview through Appliqant’s Practice platform? This may be a nerve-wracking experience to see yourself interviewing on camera, but the insights you will gain through your customized report will help you land your dream job. Read the following four tips to be successful in your practice video interview. [...]

How to Ace Your IQ Assessments by Using Appliqant

November 1st, 2018|Categories: Candidate Aids|Tags: , , |

The idea of taking an IQ assessment for a job interview may seem daunting. Will their hiring decision be merely placed on my intelligence? Not necessarily. An IQ test is measuring more than your knowledge, it is measuring your ability to think logically, work your way through problems, and process information to make decisions. [...]

3 Useful Tips for Taking Personality Assessments

October 31st, 2018|Categories: Candidate Aids|Tags: , , |

Whether you’re interviewing for your dream job or in the midst of a career transition, it’s likely you will be asked by a company to complete a personality assessment to be considered for a role. If you’re interviewing for a role on Appliqant’s video interviewing platform, that’s likely why you ended up on this [...]

What are hiring managers looking for in an automated video interview?

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, Candidate Aids, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Congratulations — you have been asked to complete an automated video interview for your dream job. Whether this is your first time completing a video interview or your 10th, you may be wondering what exactly a hiring manager is looking for in a video interview. The answer is mostly the same as a traditional [...]

Nervous about your first automated video interview? These 5 tips will get you hired.

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, Candidate Aids, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , |

A refrain we hear from first-time video interviewers is “I’m not sure what the recruiter is looking for.” Rest assured, the metrics for automated video interviews are very similar to a traditional in-person interview. Think about your preparation for an in-person interview. Practicing anticipated questions, ensuring an appropriate appearance (in dress and speech), and [...]

The perfect backdrop for an automated video interview

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, Candidate Aids, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Should you take your automated video interview in a cafe, your home, or even your office? The perfect place to take your interview may depend on the person, but we have a few tips to ensure you have the perfect backdrop based on your circumstances. Background You want a neutral, but not boring background. [...]

Advantages of Automated Video Interviewing for Remote Companies

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, Candidate Aids, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Recruiting the best talent for remote companies is a particular challenge, as your organization struggles to get a comprehensive view of the candidate solely through virtual interviews. Remote companies typically complete interviews over the phone and video call services like Skype or Google Meet. By utilizing automated video interview software, your remote company can [...]

7 Critiques of AI in Recruiting (and Your Questions Answered)

October 2nd, 2018|Categories: Best Practices, Candidate Aids, Recruitment Technology|Tags: , , , , |

Disruptive technologies in the recruitment space — including the use of artificial intelligence in automated video interviews — have left many people wondering whether these innovations have been a boon or yet another hurdle to find top talent. Critiques of artificial intelligence in recruiting include perceptions of cost, the learning curve for new technologies, [...]

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