When you determine your purpose up front, your interviews are more focused, memorable, and enjoyable. Veteran recruiter and trainer Barbara Bruno shows you how to improve your interviewing techniques to successfully fill more jobs.
- If you don't determine the purpose of the interviews…you plan to conduct, your day or even week…could become a recap of the movie Groundhog Day.…You could go through the motions of interviewing…almost on automatic pilot,…and your candidates and interviews…just seem to repeat themselves.…Hiring the right person is the goal of interviewing,…but not necessarily the purpose.…The basic purpose of job interviews…are to first provide you with valuable insight…into a candidate's credentials and core values,…and second, to allow the candidate to determine…if their career goals match up…with your company's opportunities and goals.…
When you start with a specific purpose in mind,…you will get better results.…Let's look at three different scenarios,…and I'll give you tips…on how to clarify the purpose of the interview.…In the first one, you're a third-party recruiter…screening candidates for someone else.…In this situation, your purpose is to determine…if the candidate can solve the problems…or challenges created by the vacancy.…
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- Determining the purpose of the interview
- Clarifying expectations
- Making a good first impression
- Asking creative questions consistently
- What candidate questions reveal
- The basics of conducting an interview
- Creating brand awareness and getting referrals