Interviewing for a job vacancy within your company can be incredibly stressful and in some cases where specialist staff is needed working with a procurement recruitment agency is a great idea. Talent Drive Procurement Recruitment agency will be able to help you recruit specialist, high-quality staff. If you are planning on carrying out your own interviews, here are some tips to help you make them as effective as possible.
Paperwork – make sure that you have a good, detailed job description and person specification that you use to advertise the role will help you massively in an interview. It will allow you to create interview questions based on the requirements of the job so that you can be sure that you are able to pick the best candidate.
Ask real questions – rather than asking generic questions such as “What are your strengths and weaknesses?” ask them for specific examples when they have helped a customer or shown excellence in their fields. By asking specific questions like this you will be able to see whether their skills will meet what you require.
Reduce stress – it is important candidates feel comfortable in an interview so you see the best of them. In some cases, it might be a good option to let them know who will be interviewing them on the day. By giving names and job titles it allows the candidates to prepare themselves effectively, with no nasty surprises on the day.