Interviewing techniques : Interviewing techniques by:
Veekash Kumar A Presentation On Introduction : Introduction What is an Interview ?
Types of Interview
Prerequisites for an Interview
Strategies For Success at Interview
How to Interview Candidates ?
Doubts and Queries ? What is an Interview ? : What is an Interview ? Oral tool to test a candidate
Procedure to find out skills, knowledge and ability Types of Interview : Types of Interview Telephonic / Computer / Video Conferencing Interview
Situation or Performance Interview
Directive or Structured Style Interview
Meandering Style Interview
Behavioral Interview Prerequisites for an Interview : Prerequisites for an Interview Arrive early
Relax and Freshen up
Take in the Atmosphere
Bring extra copy of your CV or Resume Strategies For Success at Interview : Strategies For Success at Interview First Impression
Know the company
Know the job profile First Impression : First Impression “you never get a second chance to make a first impression.”
Matt Lauer (American Journalist)
Your appearance is all wrong
An obvious lack of confidence
Nothing much to say Get the Basics Right - Body Language : Get the Basics Right - Body Language Handshake
Body Posture / Gestures
Reinforce what you are saying – examples
Be positive about things How to Interview Candidates ? : How to Interview Candidates ? Define your objectives before you start
Select your questions in advance
Build an interview team
Legal and Illegal Inquiries
Create a Positive Image for Your Organization Define your objectives before you start : Define your objectives before you start Describe the position's duties and the technical knowledge and skills required to do the job
Identify success factors: How did previous top performers in this job behave?
Establish performance expectations: What do you expect this person to accomplish? Select your questions in advance : Select your questions in advance Icebreakers
Before we start, would you like a cup of coffee or glass of ice water?
Tell me about yourself?
What are your greatest strengths?
What is your experience with [competency, skill, function?
Why do you want to work for us? Slide 13: Situational Questions
How would you deal with an irate customer?
If we were to hire you, what is the first thing you would do?
How do you deal with stress on the job?
Tell me about a crisis you could have prevented. Did you do anything differently after the crisis had passed?
Tell me how you resolve crises by deploying your team members. Give me a specific example?
What gave you the greatest feeling of achievement in your last job? Why was this so satisfying?
Why did you choose this type of work?
What motivates you to work hard? Give me some examples? Build an interview team : Build an interview team Whenever possible, have more than one person interview candidates
Team should consist of both Technical and HR person.
Team Members should not be biased or stereotype. Layout Process : Layout Process Before the Interview
Put candidates at ease
Don't judge on first impressions
During the Interview
Tell the candidate a little about the job
Don't be afraid to improvise
Invite candidates to ask questions
After the Interview
Let candidates know what they can expect
Compare notes and reach consensus Legal and illegal inquiries : Legal and illegal inquiries Affiliations
Alcohol or Drug Use
Religion Create a Positive Image for Your Organization : Create a Positive Image for Your Organization “The job market is always competitive when looking for good people. We need to realize that we're selling ourselves as much as candidates are trying to sell themselves. It's important to treat people well during the interview process. I never want to lose a potential customer or cause a candidate to have a negative impression of our company.“
Joan Woodward, AVP and Senior HR Business Partner at Fifth Third Bank Before we conclude lets watch a movie clip : Before we conclude lets watch a movie clip Most interviews are designed to assess few key areas Professionalism ,interest in the job, skills , personality.
Here are the tips for do’s and don'ts of the interview.
Dress appropriately for an interview. Don’t wear large jewelry, bright colors or heavy makeup.
Don’t give a limp handshake,
Give a firm but not a bone crushing handshake and maintain eye contact Conclusion : Conclusion Things which both interviewer and interviewee should keep in mind
Do your homework
Listen and try to understand things Doubts and Queries : Doubts and Queries