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The Manager's Guide to Conducting Interviews

By : Stephen Walker
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The Manager's Guide to Conducting Interviews

By: Stephen Walker

Overview of this book

Table of Contents (9 chapters)

Chapter 2. Starting the Interview – Greeting and Settling

This chapter uses the preparatory work you did in the previous chapter as a foundation to develop your skills in managing the candidate and the interview process. These new skills include everything you need as a new manager to perform at your peak in the initial stages of the interview. You will learn how to practice these skills outside of the interview so that you give an outstanding performance in the interview.

In this chapter, you will learn to be completely comfortable with the following:

  • Making introductions

  • Observing the candidate

By the end of this chapter, you will have all the skills and knowledge you need to manage your first interview to the point of asking questions, which we will deal with in the next chapter.

I know you prepared your foundation skills in the previous chapter, but the skills you will develop in this chapter are slightly different. You will need to practice these new skills in real social interactions. There...