Recruiting staff to a new opening can be a taxing process for your business. In the current professional climate, employers can receive hundreds of applications for just one role. Screening interviews are key to saving businesses time and resources.
Here are seven tips, truisms and interviewing techniques for employers to run a steady ship come question time - helping you to pick out the info you need to make informed decisions about your applicants.
"How hard can it be to conduct a job interview?" Doing it well can really affect the level of engagement you have with each candidate, allowing you both to make a better judgement on suitability for a particular role. Here's some of our best practices…
Telephone interviews can be a great way to bring efficiency to the recruitment process and help employers to quickly decide which candidates they'd like to take further.
Telephone interviews are fast, easy to arrange, and provide you with enough information to begin inviting applicants into interview when conducted correctly. So what type of questions should you ask?
A panel interview conducted correctly can save your business time and resources, especially if not having to make multiple appointments for the same candidate. Here are our tips for how to conduct a panel interview successfully.
Spending too little time in an interview can leave you none the wiser of a candidates skills. Too long and it begins to drain both energy and resources. So how long should it take?
A good interview should be planned using a mix of different question types, looking at strengths, weaknesses and how they will fit into the team. Here is a selection of the main types of questions to ask when interviewing.
Bizarre interview questions can often reveal incredibly little about how a prospective employee could fit into your organisation. Good interview questions to ask your candidates should always be targeted to understand the applicants' skillset, overall fit and passion for the role.
Interviewing is a crucial part of recruitment, but ensure yours go to plan with our advice on what to avoid when speaking to your next candidate.
The second interview is your opportunity to ask more specific job role questions, and really get to know the person you are highly likely to be working with. Get it right and your hire will go smoothly first time, saving time and money.