O'Reilly logo

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

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

Chapter 4. After the Interview – Agreeing and Deciding

In the final chapter of this book, I'm going to show you how to reach that all important hiring decision. You have your score sheets from the interviews filled out with individual skill scores, which are factored according to the importance of that skill, and you have a total score for each candidate. The scores will be used to rank the candidates; the highest score will be ranked first, then second, and so on. It is not likely that you will find a candidate with the maximum score.

Do you think it likely that each interviewer recorded the same score for each candidate?

Life isn't like that, unfortunately. You need to discuss, agree on a common score, and then make a joint decision.

I'll share ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required