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Author: John Courtis
Publisher: Institute of Personnel Management, 1988.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

Shows how a well-prepared strategy and the right searching questions can lead to far more effective and quicker interviews. All the vital skills are included: attracting better candidates; filtering  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John Courtis
ISBN: 0852924062 9780852924068
OCLC Number: 18628219
Description: 107 pages
Contents: Plagiarism; foreword; introduction; what is an interview? Part 1 The current context: gut feel; subjective discrimination; emotional barriers; avoiding gratuitous error; the impossible task; the uncertainty vacuum. Part 2 Alternatives and aids: introduction; alternatives within interviews; body language; artificial aids; astrology; best by test; graphology; phrenology; palmistry; medicals; references; scored biodata. Part 3 Preliminaries: communication, before and after; documentation; recruitment - pre-interview planning; preparation; running order; interview overview. Part 4 Interview content: the loaded question; the questions - exclusions; favourite questions; sneaky questions; the ubiquitous question; that uncertain question; who's interviewing whom?; proprietary interviews; afterthoughts. Part 5 Results and how to get them: analysis and action; bridge the gap; jargon; past indicative - future speculative; accentuate the negative; the numerate manager; honesty is the best policy. Part 6 Conclusion.


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