Tag Archives: Candidate

Hiring Practices

“The right people are self motivated and are intrinsically driven to succeed. 
These employees do not need to be tightly managed,
but instead are leaders and set the example for others on your team.” 
Jim Collins

Typically, organizations set practices in place to hire and train for relational competence by utilizing recruitment techniques throughout the hiring and on-boarding processes. Common companies tend to hire solely based on functional expertise.  Interviewing candidates based only on their functional expertise produces as much of a chance for a return on your investment as blind speed dating. Effective leaders utilize behavioral interviewing questions and scenarios to hire for relational competence.

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Interview Structures

interview

An interview is a meeting, typically in person, arranged for the assessment of particular qualifications.  When employers and potential candidates come together for an interview, both parties should equally interview each other.

There are many different types of interviewing structures.  This article focuses on the following four types: core competencies, situational interviews, patterned behavior description interviews and realistic previews.

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