Interview Skills Training

Building the Proper Atmosphere (Part 1)

Posted by on May 25, 2011 at 10:11 am

Fill in the blank: “Admiral Rickover is the father of the _________________.”   The nuclear navy?  The atomic submarine?  Yes, both. He is also known as the father of the “Stress Interview.”  He would nail a chair to the floor and say to the job candidate, “pull up a chair, Captain,” and wait to see what […]

5 Common Interviewer Mistakes

Posted by on May 16, 2011 at 9:06 am

Be aware of these five common errors made by even the most experienced interviewers. Talking Too Much.  If you’re talking 50% of the time or more, you’re not learning very much.  The candidate should be doing most of the talking, and to make that happen your interview needs to be well-structured and your interviewing skills […]