It is as important for an Employer to prepare for an interview as it is for a candidate.
Remember that at the same time you are evaluating a candidate that you will potentially hire, they are also evaluating you and your company to determine whether they want to work there.
Here are a list of good interview questions that will help you screen potential employees to ensure they are qualified and a good cultural fit for your organisation.
The above questions are designed to get the candidate to open up and talk freely to enable the interviewer to assess the suitability of experience and whether they would be a good technical and cultural fit for the job
Look for realistic replies, their interpretation of their success and their ability to face their own shortcomings
Look for replies that indicate a lack of focus to the applicant’s ambitions, or interest in other types of work. It will also help you obtain market intelligence within your competitors
This will evaluate whether the candidate’s expectations are realistic and whether they can be met and managed
It is beneficial for potential candidates for a position to be interviewed within a defined period of time from each other in order for qualified comparisons to be made.
Detailed feedback to your Consultant in a timely manner will ensure that all parties are kept informed and the employment process runs smoothly to optimise your choice of being a successful candidate. The longer the process takes the more likely your chosen candidate will have found other options to pursue.