5 How to Conduct Job Interview Tips

By: Aseriah Jordan
A job interview, this is where you find out everything you what to knowfrom a potential employee before you hire them. When it comes tointerviewing a person for a position, there are 5 steps you can use toguide you in the conducting of the interview.Step #1: Before the InterviewBefore you even see the person you're going to interview youneed to set yourself up for the encounter. You will need to choose asetting that is quite and away from distractions, usually an office ormeeting room. You will also need to prepare a list of questions thatwill help you evaluate the interviewee later on.Step #2: Yes and No is the not the way to GoAsking yes/no questions isn't going to get much done for you.You need to ask open ended questions that require the interviewee toanswer with a little bit more detail.

These questions make theinterviewee tell you what you need to know.Step #3: Ask the Right QuestionsBy knowing what kind of person you are looking for, you will beable to ask better questions to determine if that person is right forthe job. This helps tremendously in creating questions that theinterviewee is forced to answer and helps you decide if they are rightfor the job.Step #4: Explaining the PositionA potential employee might not know what the job asks for, soby explaining the position you are able to clear up any doubts they mayhave before they ask you, which also helps in shortening the interviewtime in case you have a list of interview appointments to do. Whenexplaining the position, talk about the job duties and tell them whatyou expect out of your workers and goals for the position.Step#5: Test ThemIf you have an activity or test that you can get the potentialemployee to do, this will help you a great deal in your decisionmaking. For example, if the position asks for you to type, have themtype a short article from the newspaper and time them for a minute.This helps in knowing how many words per minute they can type. Nothingto big though, you don't want to scare the person away. In SummaryWell, there you have it. These are 5 tips you can use when youhave to do an interview and are worried about how to conduct it. Formore information about setting up interviews go to

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