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Interviewing Skills by Tim Hindle

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Locating Interviews

Give careful thought to the location of interviews; this can have a material effect on the proceedings. Remember that you are interviewing to get the best candidate for the position, but interviewees will find it hard to give their best if they are uncomfortable.

TIP

Put a “Do not disturb” notice on the door of the interview room.

Choosing a venue

You have to decide whether it is best to hold the interview in your workplace or on neutral territory somewhere else. If you use your workplace, do you want to hold it in your own office, or in a more clinical meeting room? If you need privacy or secrecy, then choose neutral ground, such as a hotel room, or the office of a third party. Try to create a relaxing atmosphere with ...

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