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Perfect interviews by Ken Langdon, Nikki Cartwright

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13. May I pass you over now to my colleague?

Aha, you’re in a panel interview. There are special techniques for handling a group of people in a more formal environment.

The difficulty in panels is maintaining the interest of all the members at all times.

As an example of panel interviews we’ll take a type that many organisations use. They put a hurdle in place that all potential managers from all parts of the business must jump if they are to move into management at all. This is not an interview for a specific job, but a check to ensure that you have what it takes to make the first rung of the corporate ladder. You need to pass such panels first time and preferable easily and unanimously.

Keep everybody interested

The panel interview is a more ...

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