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Unformatted text preview: best candidates for next stage, rank candidates, weed out unsuitable people. Often they use checklists and will ask each candidate the same question. It is more a Q&A then a discussion. This is more about the candidate’s basic capabilities than their personal qualities Structured Interview Structured Interview Tom Sue Bill Emily Mary Question 1 5 3 3 4 2 Question 2 4 3 2 4 5 4 4 2 3 1 Question 4 5 3 4 3 3 Question 5 4 5 3 4 3 TOTAL 21 17 19 15 12 Question 3 Types of Interview Types of Interview • Open Ended – the goal is to find out about a candidate’s strengths and weaknesses, attitudes and plans. You are encouraged to talk freely. Questions will be less structured, open ended and involve follow­up questions. They are looking to see if the candidate will fit in…if they really want the job…if they will stay. Candidates should be careful not to ramble,talk about irrelevant things or reveal negative things Open Ended Interview Open Ended Interview • Sample questions – • • • • • Tell us about yours...
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