Posts tagged with ‘telephone interviews’

10 essential phone screening questions

telephone-questionsPhone screening is a type of pre-interview that allows you to identify the basic needs of your candidate. Although you should have a set of questions that you ask all interviewees as not to discriminate, the process should be less formal than a face-to-face interview. Looking for consistency between the candidate and their CV, it is here that you want to.
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Do video interviews work?

Do-video-interviews-workGone are the days when recruiters needed to sweat over a stack of CVs, agonising over which candidates to invite in for interview. Nowadays, before you commit to meet a candidate face-to-face, you can screen them on the telephone, via email or – more recently – by assessing them using a video interview. Video interviews can be conducted in two ways.
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Is it worth testing candidates pre-interview?

Pre interview testingIf you’ve got a daunting list of likely contenders for a vacancy, then a spot of pre-testing to determine whether it’s worth inviting them to an interview is clearly efficient. Let’s face it, weeding out those who don’t have the skills and personality to do the job at an early stage will save you a lot of time later. It also.
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Seven telephone interview shockers

Making a fool of yourself during a telephone interview is one of the most mortifying things you can do – especially if the “you” are the interviewer, and not the interviewee. It’s bad enough in a live face-to-face situation – but then at least you have the chance and the body language to backtrack and make a joke of it.  Much.
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