This chapter builds on the foundation work in Chapter 1, Before the Interview – Preparing and Practicing, and the structure in Chapter 2, Starting the Interview – Greeting and Settling, and has brought these elements all together in the form of the Interview Simulation.
By now, you should be able to say yes to all these points before we move on to the final chapter:
Have you decided on the best mix of attitude and skills from the candidates interviewed?
Have you practiced active listening?
Have you fixed firmly in your head what you can't write or say in an interview?
Do you understand how the job skills specification is based on the job description?
Do you understand how the interview questions are derived from the job skills specification?
Do you understand how the score sheet is based on the interview questions?
Have you worked through each example question and answer in the Interview Simulator and considered how you would score the candidate?
Do you understand how the follow up questions...