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Interviewing and Hiring

Preparing for a job interview or hiring employees?

Dandyworx offers educational and entertaining books designed to enhance communication between employers and candidates during the interview and hiring process. HIRE with FIRE, a recruitment & hiring book, discusses the relationship-driven interview and hiring method. The book offers various interview techniques and creative ideas to improve the candidate experience, build  your employer brand, and hire the right people. For job seekers and candidates, Dandyworx also offers INTERVIEW with DESIRE and GET HIRED, a job interview preparation book. Through six successful steps, the authors discuss how to prepare for an interview, communicate during the interview process, and how to interview well.

Communication is vital during the interview process.  It doesn’t matter which side of the interview table you represent. Whether you are an employer trying to fill an open position for your company, or a candidate trying to get the job, it is crucial for you to know how to conduct yourself during the interview process.  By developing your interviewing skills and learning how to prepare for an interview, you can build a trusting working-relationship with the other party.

The interview and hiring process can be a stressful time for both the interviewer and the interviewee. During an interview, both the candidate and the employer only have a few minutes to make a lasting impression on each other. The 30- 60 minutes spent during an interview not only determine if the candidate gets the job, but it also determines if the candidate wants the job.

Whether you are a manager interviewing for your next great hire or a job seeker seeking your dream job, each of these books will help you see interviewing from a new perspective. With over two decades of experience recruiting top talent, the authors, Denise and Randy Wilkerson, offer you valuable insight into the interview and hiring process.

For HR and Hiring Managers

How to Hire the Right Person

Hire with Fire will help to guide your processes to a more systematic approach to interviewing and hiring, limiting decisions based on gut-reaction.  Along with questions to ask in an interview, the book also offers information on how to improve the candidate experience,  hire the right people, build your employer brand, and create an engaging work culture.

As you read HIRE with FIRE, you will explore how to:

  • Develop a strategic hiring plan that will move your organization and its human capital successfully into the future.
  • Write a job description that can guide the selection, onboarding, and performance review processes.
  • Create interview questions that can guide you quickly through the selection process and help you hire the right person.
  • Through the acronym, FIRE, you will discover four key characteristics found in successful employees and learn how to screen candidates for these important traits.
  • Implement a new relationship-driven approach into your company’s hiring process, which will  help you recruit top talent for years to come.
  • Improve the candidate experience and build an employer brand that will continue to attract, engage, and retain top talent.

For Job Seekers and Candidates

How to Prepare for an Interview

Interview with Desire and Get Hired! will help you showcase your skills, character, accomplishments, and enthusiasm to the interviewer. By marketing these traits, you will increase your confidence and gain the competitive advantage over other candidates. Getting hired in today’s world takes more than a good resume…it takes DESIRE!

As you read INTERVIEW with DESIRE, you will explore how to:

  • Create a plan to launch your career successfully into the future.
  • Develop your personal brand and your online professional profile.
  • Create a winning cover letter, resume, brag book, 30-60-90-day plan and other documents.
  • Learn how to prepare for an interview (phone, face-to-face, or video).
  • Develop your interview skills.
  • Answer commonly asked interview questions.
  • Sell your skills and abilities and ask for the job.
  • Show enthusiasm during the hiring process.
  • Negotiate and discuss salary options during the job offer phase.
  • Re-plan your career during downsizing and lay-offs.
  • Network with recruiters and other influential professionals in your industry.

Who Should Read Hire with Fire?

Whether you are a CEO, an HR manager, experienced or new to hiring, HIRE with FIRE will show you how to hire the best people who will set your company apart from the competition.

Whether you are a CEO, an HR manager, experienced or new to hiring, HIRE with FIRE will show you how to hire the best people who will set your company apart from the competition.

Although geared toward the hiring authorities, those seeking employment can also gain a unique perspective into what employers want in their new employees.

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Discover Four Key Traits and Learn How to Hire the Best People Using the FIRE Interview Method©

You want to hire A players, who are engaged and passionate about their work. But how do you know which candidate will bring these important traits to your company?

The authors believe that creating an engaged workforce starts with how you hire and who you hire.  As they explain how to interview people through the “FIRE Interview Method,” the question of how to hire the best person for a job becomes clearer. By utilizing the FIRE Interview Method© and interviewing questions discussed in this hiring book, you will develop a more systematic approach to interviewing and hiring, limiting decisions based on gut-reaction.

The FIRE Interview Method©  offers four key qualities found in A-players and how teaches you how to screen for these important traits. As a manager, your goal is to hire the best person with the key skills and abilities to perform the job well. However, it may be equally important to hire someone who is passionate about their work. Employees who are passionate, “on fire,” and engaged are typically A players, high achievers, and top performers. They can positively impact your company’s culture, potential for growth, and your bottom line.

By using the FIRE Interview Method© and relationship-driven interviewing techniques, you will not only hire the right people, you will also hire the best people who are engaged and passionate about their work.

Amazon Customer reviews:
5 out of 5 ★★★★★

  • “Great read!”
  • “Interesting take on recruiting”
  • “A must read for HR and business owners”
  • “A must read for employers and perspective employees!”
  • Useful, thought-provoking, and fun!”
  • “Extremely useful information!”
  • “Very informative!”
  • “Highly recommended, must read.”
  • “This is a MUST READ if you are in the people business!”
  • “Excellent information.”
This is a MUST READ if you are in the people business!

“…this book demonstrates an amazing recipe for building respectful, long term relationships right from the beginning of the hiring process!”

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Explore How to Interview People through a Relationship-Driven Interview and Hiring Method

Take an inside look into the mind of the candidate and hiring manager as they progress through the hiring process.  With HIRE with FIRE, you will gain insight into your own processes that might challenge your current interviewing techniques. Redefine your thoughts about how to interview people, recruit and select top talent, and how to hire A players.

Denise Wilkerson, owner of one of the nation’s leading executive search and recruitment firms, along with her business partner and husband, Randy Wilkerson, create a relationship-driven hiring plan for you to follow. By comparing the interview and hiring process to a personal relationship, they will help you view recruiting & hiring from a broader human relationship perspective. Their insight, as well as comments from leading management professionals, will help you build successful relationships with candidates and future employees that will benefit your company for years to come.

Book Signing at Barnes & Noble

Is there a correlation between finding your perfect soul mate and finding the perfect people to work for your company?

How does a candidate’s interview experience impact your employer brand?

Will their experience influence your ability to attract top talent in the future?

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