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Key Points of Candidate Interviews To Bring The Best Talent Out

author Written by Amit Ghodasara April 4, 2017

Key Points of Candidate Interviews To Bring The Best Talent Out

When it comes to recruiting and hiring, a candidate interview is the most important thing that determines the future profit and revenue of any firm. But before acquiring better talents a hiring team has got all the backfire questions handy which makes a clear indication for a candidate to get prepared for the section process as a perfectly suitable hire in a candidate interview.

On a personal as well as professional level a candidate interview makes a visible difference for the growth of an emerging firm. Also, there's an urge for the candidate management system as far as talent acquisition and headhunting is concerned!

So, here are some key takeaways for candidate interview to be taken into consideration:

First Impressions

Some of the things that matter most in the hiring process and have made betterment in making an employment decision are:

Impact of First Impressions:
 Candidate's punctuality is important
 Good eye contact
 Personal Appearance
 Candidate's ability to make small talk
 Influenced by the strength of the handshake

Impact of First Impressions for Candidates Interview:
 More candidates trust their first impressions when deciding whether or not to take a job
 Candidates judge the interviewer's handshake
 Looks for the interviewer to be punctual, but will likely turn down a job if they had to wait too long
 Judging the interviewer's personal appearance

Matter of Right Words

Words matter a lot in terms of business psychology!
Journal of Business and Psychology founded that adding "needs-supplies" statements that focus on what candidates want attracts almost three times as than those that only use "demands-abilities" descriptions that focus on what the employer wants.

Needs-supplies:
 Opportunity to work on various tasks and develop your skills
 Employees have tons of opportunities for advancement within the organization.
 Opportunities to collaborate with talented people.

Demands-abilities:
 The talented applicant has excellent written and verbal communication skills.
 To show initiative in prioritizing tasks and carrying them through to completion, job incumbents will be required.
 Better applicants will enthusiastically support and cooperate with others to develop effective solutions.

Follow up

Interview Management and presentation is a reflection of your company culture and brand. Follow up with top candidates so you don't lose their interest after the interview.
Thanking them for their time by sending an email the next day and Check in each week until you make a decision.

Key Takeaways

Make sense to get a new hire by having access to all their experience and not just with their recent position.
Make sure about the time zone for interview calls along with the locations, directions, time to travel with the possible traffic delays.

Disclose the names of interviewers, addressing their spelling & pronunciation.
Generate a talent pipeline by engaging with potential clients on social media before you have a job vacancy and target your message to the audience to get the best results.
No harsh perfume or colognes at the interview time.

Make sure that you take the interviewer through the complete process and from the situation you were into the actions you put in place and till the finishing of the final results.

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