Interviewing for a Technical Recruiter Position

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0:00 – Intro
0:35 – Recruiting
2:04 – Sourcing
3:43 – Hiring Manager
4:43 – Commonly Asked
5:33 – Inclusivity
6:30 – Organization
7:57 – Prioritization
9:12 – Data
10:42 – Candidate Experience
11:26 – Projects
12:21 – Collaboration
13:14 – Goal Setting
13:52 – Resume/LinkedIn
14:27 – Questions to Ask
15:26 – BS

Questions by Section:

0:00 – Intro
• How would you staff a 50 person Engineering office in a location we don’t already exist?

0:35 – Recruiting
• Tell me about your most creative hire?
• Tell me about a time you filled a role that no one else could?
• What are some unique strategies you would utilize to fill open positions?
• I want you to imagine a critical position has been open for a year, how would you fill it?

2:04 – Sourcing
• Tell me about your most creative sourced hire?
• I want you to imagine you cannot access LinkedIn, how would your source?
• Tell me about a time you built a strong relationship with the Sourcing Team?
• How did you build strong relationships with Sourcers?

3:43 – Hiring Manager
• How do you make sure the hiring manager has the right requirements?
• Tell me about your most successful hiring manager relationship?
• A hiring manager is not responsive, what do you do?

4:43 – Commonly Asked
• Tell me about a time you had a conflict with a Hiring Manager?
• Tell me about a time you failed to hit your numbers?

5:33 – Inclusivity
• How do you build an inclusive candidate pipeline?
• Tell me about a time you worked with a hiring manager to make inclusivity a priority?
• What are the steps you take to make sure both the job description and interview panels are inclusive?

6:30 – Organization
• Tell me about a time your organizational skills helped the hiring process thrive?
• How do you stay organized?
•How do you organize candidate data?
• How do you calendar block for sourcing, follow ups?
• How do you time block email?
• What is your system for getting back to candidates in a timely manner?

7:57 – Prioritization
• Tell me about a time you had two hiring priorities and how you managed it?
• How do you prioritize two critical hires?

9:12 – Data
• What was your best hiring quarter ever? What did you do to make it great?
• Tell me about a time you disagreed with the job requirements?

10:42 – Candidate Experience
• How do you keep candidates up to date on their status?
• Tell me about a time you created a magical candidate experience?

11:26 – Projects
• Tell me about a time you created or enhanced the recruiting process?
• What is an initiative that you would implement to help the HR organization?

12:21 – Collaboration
• Tell me about a time your collaboration achieved great results?
• What is your strategy for building strong collaborative partnerships?

13:14 – Goal Setting
• Tell me about a time you set a stretch hiring goal and how you achieved it?
• How do you make sure your hiring goals are aggressive yet achievable?

13:52 – Resume/LinkedIn
• What are your specific strategies for identifying top talent on a resume?
• What are the best strategies to get the most out of LinkedIn?

14:27 – Questions to Ask
• What does success look like for a Recruiter in this role?
• What types of roles would I be recruiting for?
• Does this position have sourcing support?
• What are the typical quarterly goals for this position?
• What is a skill that other Recruiters have been missing during the interview process?
• Is there anything I can clarify to help you determine I am the right fit?

Additional Videos that might help:

Types of Questions – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vFdkhsN1PJo
How Would Others Describe You – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4crQUC0Yrd4
Greatest Accomplishment – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=y9JKsDQrG9k
Disagreement with Your Boss – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3rVp7_yvF8o
How Do You Like to be Managed? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rIeg4jxu7IE
Difficult Situation – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QA8uR-Tl_M4
Why Should We Hire You? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2WWswOvAK38
Why Do You Want to Work Here? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IYVOr-to2Ck
What are Your Weaknesses? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OmUXqkeE44g&t=5s
How Do You Handle Stress? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ibmz_awOqWo
What are Your Strengths? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oDOYYJBi7WQ&t=21s
Tell Me About a Mistake – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=k-zC933UvIQ&t=7s
Why are You Looking to Leave Your Job? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KVxuiU9PP50&t=8s
Where Do You See Yourself in 5 Years? – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vlISemhJ3L0&t=158s

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