Posts Tagged ‘personal characteristics’

The crux of an interview

Thursday, February 16th, 2012

The crux of a good interview should answer three questions about a candidate:

  1. Can they perform in the role?
  2. Will they love the job?
  3. Will the organization/team reject them or embrace them?

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Interviewing focus.

Wednesday, July 20th, 2011

Few decisions in business are as crucial as hiring the right people. Most businesses run on the backs of employees, and interviews are one of the key filters in the hiring process. So how serious and prepared are most interviewers? In my experience, most are complacent and unprepared. Most interviewers get the same value in the first 5 minutes as they do in 60 to 90 minutes. The initial impression gained during the first 5 minutes, mostly framed by appearance and the candidate’s resume, is the predominant differentiator.

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