Can’t find the perfect employee? Maybe you’re being a bad interviewer

April 8, 2014

Eric Kramer:

Good insights

Originally posted on VentureBeat:

I keep seeing articles talking about “the only three interview questions you need” or “the one thing you need to ask” or “the questions that they ask in Ivy League interviews.”

Let me tell you, those articles have cute headlines, but they are not a way to conduct an interview. It makes me realize how very few people know how to interview anyone.

Outside of math or some technical problems, an interview doesn’t come down to any certain questions or particular ways to answer them. Any intelligent person will know that any question in any conversation can be perceived in many fashions and so there can often be different responses that are valid. Notice I said “responses,” not answers. An interview is not a test. Open the dialog.

An interview is not an opportunity for the interviewer to make an exam disguised as behavioral questions. An interview is also not…

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