The Importance Of Interview During The Interview

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During the Interview
Begin the Interview
The lead interviewer should begin by welcoming the applicant and introducing the other interviewers. The interview should then proceed to walk the applicant through the structure of the interview. This includes stating the types of questions that will be asked, that the interviewers will be taking notes and will provide an opportunity for applicants to ask questions at the end. Finally, the interview should give a clear signal that the interview is about to begin.
Ask Questions
During the interview, interviewers should focus on asking the interview questions, listening to applicants ' responses, asking follow-up questions when necessary, and taking detailed notes. The assessment of applicants ' responses
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This involves combining information from different sources, such as resumes, applications, reference checks, etc., to evaluate applicants and then determining which ones meet the qualifications. When collecting information from various sources, it is important to combine the information systematically in order to arrive at a final decision. Otherwise, even when using valid selection instruments, combining the information arbitrarily may result in poor, inconsistent decision-making.
Make a Selection
Review all the information gathered from applications/resumes, interviews, and references. If a panel was used, gather the group to discuss the applicants. Should interviewer ratings vary greatly, interviewers should discuss their reasons, resolve any major differences and then use judgment for the final evaluation. Finally, decide if there is a suitable candidate(s) and make the recommendation(s) to the appropriate higher level management official or human resources.
Evaluate the Interview
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By evaluating the interview process, you can determine how it may need to be adapted to ensure that it continues to fulfill the organization 's requirements, resulting in effective hiring decisions.
Conclusion
In conclusion, this report serves as a guide to designing and conducting structured interviews. It is critical for any organization to have a firm grasp of the interview process from start to finish so they can insure that the best, most qualified people are hired.
Before the interview it is important to clarify the scope and objectives of the interview. It needs to be clear what outcomes are expected. Next, conduct a job analysis to determine what skills and qualities are required for a position. This information then allows for the identification of the qualities that will actually be accessed during the interview and questions can now be derived to achieve desired results. To properly and fairly assess responses, a rating scale is developed to encourage objectivity and accuracy. Finally, the format of the interview is developed and interviewers are trained

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