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The Manager's Guide to Conducting Interviews by Stephen W. Walker

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Observing the candidate

As a new manager, you are likely to be more nervous than an experienced one. In the interview, you have to manage the process, keep to time, and so on. You need to deliver information in mini speeches. To observe the candidate, you need to learn about the following things:

  • Misleading first impressions
  • How eye movements indicate thinking style
  • How body positions and movements can be read

You must be well versed in these tasks to leave you the thinking time to observe the candidate.

Tip

Tip

Think about learning to drive a car. In the beginning, there are so many things to remember to do. With practice, you learn how to drive without having to think about it.

First impression of the candidate

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