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Preparing for an Interview: Using a Pre-Interview Questionnaire

Preparing for an Interview: Using a Pre-Interview Questionnaire

A key part of selecting suitable candidates is gathering the right information to use to make a final hiring decision. However, well before..

July 12, 2013
Performing Well in Interviews

Performing Well in Interviews

An interview (whether it is for an internal job or promotion or for a new job in a new organization) is typically a highly directed and..

May 31, 2013
Different Types of Interviews

Different Types of Interviews

Unstructured interviews An unstructured interview is one in which the questions asked and topics covered vary considerably from interview..

May 2, 2013
Why is it Important for Everyone to Have a Well-Written Job Description?

Why is it Important for Everyone to Have a Well-Written Job Description?

A job description is a “snapshot” of a job. An effective job description therefore needs to communicate clearly and concisely what..

December 21, 2012
Rating Scales Commonly Used in Interviewing

Rating Scales Commonly Used in Interviewing

Structured and Unstructured Interviews Employment interviews can be structured, or unstructured in format. Structured interviews are..

November 11, 2012
Dealing with Candidate Oversupply: Pros, Cons and Implications for the Future of Staffing

Dealing with Candidate Oversupply: Pros, Cons and Implications for the Future of Staffing

The last couple of years have been hectic and highly pressured with HR departments, recruiters, and business in general reeling from the..

November 2, 2012
Selection Diagram

Selection Diagram

This quotation by Mort Meyerson, an American business leader, sums up the job of the leader as almost split in two: first, it is about..

October 5, 2012
Using Contrary Evidence Questions When Interviewing

Using Contrary Evidence Questions When Interviewing

In order to get the most from an interview, the best approach is to ask questions which are behaviorally based such as “Describe how..

October 5, 2012
Interviewing Skills: Time to Think

Interviewing Skills: Time to Think

An individual’s’ job as an interviewer is to carefully read all the information you are sent by an applicant. A key part of this..

June 12, 2012
Interviewing Skills: Mind the Gap

Interviewing Skills: Mind the Gap

Given sound preparation, applicant evaluation should be quite straight-forward. Applicants who clearly do not meet the job requirements can..

June 11, 2012
About the Editor and Primary Author

Jon Warner

Jon Warner is an executive coach and management consultant and in the past has been a CEO in three very different companies. Read more

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