2. Choosing the best type of interview
What’s in this chapter for you
‘I know it has its faults, but we feel that the face-to-face interview is the best way to assess the likely future performance of a candidate. I mean, how else can you tell?’
– Kenny Millar, manager of a clothing store
Types of interview
‘Surely an interview is an interview!’ No. Interviews come in many varieties, as we will see. The traditional face-to-face, one-to-one selection interview is still the most common form, but it is by no means always the most effective. ...