Common Reasons for Interviews Failing

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Finally in this section, it is useful to consider the common causes of failed interviews: >>Lack of preparation If either party is unprepared then the interview is unlikely to be successful. ...

Conducting an Interview

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); There is a well-known and easy to apply structure for conducting interviews known as the WASP approach. It enables you to offer a similar format to each candidate, thereby ensuring consistency ...

Screening Candidates

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); When you receive a large number of applications for an advertised position, the golden rule should be to interview less people for longer, so you need to screen the applications to select ...

Disadvantages of Poorly Implemented performance management system

What happens when performance management systems do not work as intended, as in the case of Sally’s organisation? What are some of the negative consequences associated with low-quality and poorly implemented systems? Consider the following list: 1. ...

Income Protection

Income protection programmes serve as a back-up to employees’ salaries in the event that an employee is sick, disabled or no longer able to work. Some countries mandate income protection programmes by law. For example, Canadian organisations pay ...

Other Selection Methods

Many organisations further enhance the recruitment process to help ensure that they choose the best available candidate, often using additional tools such as assessment centers, presentations and psychometric tests to better evaluate the applicants. ...

Employee Evaluation

Monitoring employee performance is of course an on-going activity, but for new employees, evaluation should have the following defined phases: End of first day/week – a quick ‘how are you getting on’ chat should take place at the end of the ...

Induction & Training

Every employee remembers their first few days in a job and if that experience is below standard, you may quickly find that you will have a disgruntled or at least a less than happy employee on your hands. Induction is the process of receiving and ...

Question Technique

Question technique is a vital skill for the interviewer. You will use questions in an interview to:  Relax the candidate.  Encourage them to open up.  Probe their background.  Identify candidate’s strengths/weaknesses.  Gauge their ...

Interviewing Candidates

The old saying of ‘failing to prepare is preparing to fail’ is particularly true in relation to interviewing. If you are going to have any real chance of finding the most suitable candidate then both you and the candidate must be adequately prepared ...
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