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96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire, 3rd Edition by Paul Falcone

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The Anatomy of an Effective Interview

Finding the Magical 80-20 Balance in How Much You’re Talking vs. How Much the Candidate Is Telling

Training front-line leaders how to interview effectively typically starts with role-playing to establish a baseline and understand where you are now as a team. Human resources (HR) professionals, recruiters, and trainers often begin by assembling small groups of ten to fifteen leaders for an interviewing workshop and then handing out a sample résumé that’s common to the types of hires the organization typically makes. The trainer asks everyone in the workshop to review the résumé for several minutes and then requests that they begin interviewing her as if she’s the candidate. They’re collectively the “one voice” ...

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