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Interviewing Skills by Tim Hindle

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Matching an Applicant to a Job

A subsequent interview may be your last chance to decide which candidate is right for the position. It is important to get the most out of all interviews so that you can compare candidates. Consider conducting a test using a real task to check their skills.

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Remember that personal references often tend to be rather subjective.

Holding subsequent interviews

Remember that you are looking for someone to be effective in a specific job. It is important that you match the abilities of the candidate to the requirements of the job. If you decide to test interviewees, consider carefully which aspects of the job to test them on, and try to make the test as close to a real work task as possible.

Testing a candidate ...

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