Create a Strategy for Interviewing: Make Every Minute in Your Office Count

In this chapter, you’ll learn to

  • avoid nondirected interview chitchat that tells you nothing of value
  • structure the in-person interview so that you can objectively evaluate the candidate and sell your organization
  • use behavior-based interview questions to assess prior work achievements
  • get a real-world picture of your candidate with interview work simulations.

During the past few decades, much research has been done on the effectiveness of employment interviews. Most evidence resulting from these studies has demonstrated that interviews have low reliability and ...

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