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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 4. After the Interview – Agreeing and Deciding

In the final chapter of this book, I'm going to show you how to reach that all important hiring decision. You have your score sheets from the interviews filled out with individual skill scores, which are factored according to the importance of that skill, and you have a total score for each candidate. The scores will be used to rank the candidates; the highest score will be ranked first, then second, and so on. It is not likely that you will find a candidate with the maximum score.

Do you think it likely that each interviewer recorded the same score for each candidate?

Life isn't like that, unfortunately. You need to discuss, agree on a common score, and then make a joint decision.

I'll share some tips from my experience that will make this process easier.

In this chapter, you will learn:

  • How to review your own candidates' skill scores

  • How to set minimum acceptable skill scores

  • How to reach an agreement on the candidates' ranking

  • How to make...