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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Team Building by Arthur Pell

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Chapter 22[image] Making the Hiring Decision

In This Chapter
  • Have team members interview prospects
  • Making reference checks meaningful
  • Testing applicants
  • Selecting the best prospect

Because the interview plays such a critical role in the hiring process, it’s a good idea to have more than one person interview candidates who have passed the preliminary screening. In large companies, human resources department staffers do the initial screening. Those candidates who pass muster are then interviewed by the team leader.

To supplement the team leader’s interview, it’s smart to have other team members interview the prospects. Because each person tends to look for different ...

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