This chapter's Interview Simulator has given you the closest experience to a real-life interview that I can create in a book.
We have worked through how the job skills required ultimately connect to the interview questions and the scoring.
We have examined examples of questions and answers, including follow up questions and answers, with a variety of score judgments.
Good interviewing is about being a good judge. It is also true that good managing is about good judgment. I know you appreciate how important this first managerial task is because you have read this book and made it to here!
You may have felt some pressure in the simulation from having to observe and think simultaneously. A real interview is demanding for the interviewer. Your preparation, practice, and simulator experience will increase your ability markedly.
You should now feel you have a lot of experience in the key elements of interviewing.
When you are looking to hire, HR will do much of the preparatory work, as we covered...