The job interview is an important factor in choosing the right candidate for the position. It not only helps a manager get to know an applicant's skills and knowledge, but it also helps the applicant get to know the company.
The best way to interview someone is to decide what questions to use before the interview. This is called a structured interview. In a structured interview, you ask all applicants the same questions and evaluate all their answers in the same way. You can be more objective when you use structured interviews.
A major interviewing pitfall for employers is hiring the person who was the best talker rather than the right person for the job. Using a structured interview process and asking well thought out questions will help you avoid this pitfall.
These aids will help you select interview questions and set up a guide for rating candidate responses.
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