In this project management tutorial Angela shares why interviewing can be a waste of time, especially if not prepared for adequately. She shares an overview of a process to plan and prepare, conduct, and follow up on interviews.
- Have you ever been in a job interview…where the interviewer didn't prepare…and the interview just did not go well at all?…You hope and deserve an interview…where the interviewer has prepared…and thought about meaningful questions to ask,…and follows up accordingly.…Your interviewees deserve this as well.…Interviews are disastrous…if we just show up without preparing.…There is a process you follow…to get the most of your interviews…but rest assured,…it will not take up unneeded time of yours.…
In fact, mastering this process will make sure…you don't waste your time or your stakeholder's time.…It's important that you look at the interviewing technique…as something you can master.…You want to make sure not to take this process too casually…or risk losing a lot of opportunity.…Careful preparation, thoughtful execution,…and strategic followups can save you and the team…precious time later in the project.…At first glance, this might seem like a lot of extra work,…but rest assured, as you practice using this framework,…
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- Choosing to use interviews
- Selecting the right person to interview
- Planning interview questions
- Building rapport in an interview
- Choosing probing questions
- Listening and taking notes
- Analyzing and reviewing notes before following up
Skill Level Beginner
1. Introduction to Interviews
2. Preparing for an Interview
3. Conducting the Interview
4. Following Up on the Interview
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