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Recruiting: 12 Questions For Uncomfortably Hands-On SEO Interviews

Conrad – great post on how to do a good technical position interview. I do think companies should adopt this sort of hands on process since it does show how prospects think and solve problems. I have asked people to bring their laptop if they have one to see what tools they use and how they think since people your looking for most likely have done this before. On Question 4 – I would be discouraged by someone who went to Majestic or SEOMoz to answer this question since that would tell me they are a link building fan boy and not a problem solver. Your question “why are they outpacing our growth in search” and the data from Comscore is a function of traffic. I would want them to be more focused on the delta in traffic and provide a process to compare top 1000 words us to them in paid and and organic and see where the largest gaps are vs. where we have fewer links. That step ...

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