As a new manager, you are likely to be more nervous than an experienced one. In the interview, you have to manage the process, keep to time, and so on. You need to deliver information in mini speeches. To observe the candidate, you need to learn about the following things:
Misleading first impressions
How eye movements indicate thinking style
How body positions and movements can be read
You must be well versed in these tasks to leave you the thinking time to observe the candidate.
Think about learning to drive a car. In the beginning, there are so many things to remember to do. With practice, you learn how to drive without having to think about it.
You are now seeing just how much is happening in the interview process. It is important that you continuously draw your thoughts together as you go through the interview to properly respond and direct your questions.
What is your first impression of the candidate?
Does the candidate appear...