Making the Right Choice

Answer these questions <i>before</i> you offer a candidate a job.

When interviewing, be conscious of how you feel. Make sure yourecord how comfortable you feel with each candidate when you areinterviewing several people with similar backgrounds. Take notesonce you conclude an interview session. Why did you feelcomfortable or uncomfortable with this candidate? Who do you thinkwill best respond to your direction? Who will be the mostproductive? Which candidate exhibits the most enthusiasm andinterest in you and your organization?

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