Tag: screening applicants

Best Questions to Ask in a 30 Minute Interview

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As recruiters who have successfully placed thousands of candidates and interviewed 5 times as many, we recognize the importance of asking the right questions and also keeping the interview process focused and brief.   Going into an interview, there are the 3 things you are trying to assess:

A.    JOB SKILLS: Do they have the experience, skills and qualifications required to succeed in the role?

B.     PERSONALITY: Would they be a good ‘culture fit’ with the company and the rest of the team?

C.     INTELLIGENCE: Are they intelligent? Can they solve problems? Work independently? Handle stressful situations? Continue reading

It’s A Brand New Day

Newsletter – March 2016 (PDF)

Well it’s official. Whistler Personnel Solutions has come of age.  After 20 years of filling shoes in Whistler, we have matured and, like a fine wine, improved in some very flavourful ways.  For starters, we have a fresh brand, logo and soon a new website.  But our most exciting change is that we’ve decide to break the mold and flip our business model on its head.

We are charting new territory, leaving traditional placement agencies behind, and realigning ourselves with what our customers need (that’s you!). Because well, let’s face it, there’s nothing traditional about Whistler or Whistler businesses – staff shortages are legendary in this town and only getting worse. Whistler Personnel Solutions has decided that it’s time that we step up and do our part to Fill the Void. Continue reading