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Originally compiled by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM).

Top Interview Do's and Don'ts

"Nine times out of 10, the questions are innocent," she said, but they can leave a bad impression. For example, a manager may see an applicant's address on her resume and say: "I see you're in this area. There's a great club there. Do you go?"

Spotting the Liar

Shifty eyes? Crossed arms? Gaps in the resume? To some, these things might signal that an employee or job applicant isn't being entirely forthcoming. But detecting deception requires more than familiarity with body language or red flags on applications, HR experts say.

Can Wild-Card Interview Questions Turn Up an Ace?

"If you had to make a shoe with anything in this room, how would you make it?" These are among the quirky questions that unearthed in an informal poll it conducted with clients from May 30 to June 18, 2013.

Interviewing -- Guidance on Appropriate Questions

Discrimination laws can be confusing, and interviewers sometimes find themselves surprised at what questions can be considered discriminatory. With time and effort, however, interviewers can get the information needed for decision making without violating the law.

12 Interview Questions You Should Always Ask Millennials

Of the four generations in the work force today, Millennials (a.k.a. "Generation Y") are the largest, with roughly 35 million people employed. The number of Millennials will continue to rise, and they will soon be occupying many senior level roles in organizations. It is therefore essential to make great hiring decisions.

One Interview Question That Reveals a Superstar Job Candidate

We all have our favorite interview questions. (And every interviewee has questions, like the five great questions job candidates ask.) Yet we all wish we had better questions to ask, especially when hiring the perfect person is so critical. But is there one perfect question that can identify a true superstar for your business?

3 Interview Questions That Reveal Everything

Interviewing job candidates is tough, especially because some candidates are a lot better at interviewing than they are at working. To get the core info you need about the candidates you interview, here's a simple but incredibly effective interview technique I learned from John Younger, the CEO of Accolo, a cloud recruiting solutions provider.

4 Questions to Size Up Job Candidates Fast and Cut the B.S.

Want to always hire the right people--engaged, productive and loyal folks who will stick around long enough to do good work? It's all about asking the right interview questions, says Patrick Brandt, CEO of Zimbra, an open source collaboration software company that boasts more than 200,000 customers worldwide.

Conduct the Perfect Job Interview in Twelve Simple Steps

Your goal is to hire the best people you possibly can.That means your interview should be the best it possibly can. The stakes are simply too high to do otherwise.Here are 12 steps to help you conduct the perfect job interview:1. Truly understand what you need.Experience, qualifications, and credentials are all important.

Stupid things employers ask job candidates

What's your greatest weakness? If you're trying to find the best employees, it could be just asking that question.Many of the common questions employers ask in job interviews aren't actually that helpful in predicting how well a person will do in a job, experts say.

10 Fastballs and 1 Curveball to Ask Top Candidates

by Henry Albrecht Feb 13, 2014, 12:02 am ET Usually I see someone's resume a few minutes before the interview starts. In the time (and adrenaline) rush of an interview, it's easy to make small talk and rehash a resume - but much harder to make a thorough assessment of fit.

The Only Interview Question That Matters

Last week, LinkedIn announced to the world that I've been in the recruiting industry for 36 years. During that time, I've written a number of books about talent challenges and opportunities, but one thing continues to surprise me: More than 90 percent of hiring managers think they're good interviewers, yet rarely do they reach unanimous hiring decisions with other 90 percenters in the same room evaluating the same candidate.

Interview Questions: Hiring Experts Reveal Their Favorites

Top interviewers reveal the curveballs that distinguish job seekers from job getters