Essential Guide to Recruitment: How to Conduct Great Interviews and Select the Best Employees

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A well-designed interview is demanding, yet still respectful of the candidate. Dale's tried and true techniques enable managers and HR professionals to pinpoint exactly what qualities they want in their applicants, assess candidates and hire the best fit for the organization. Prepared questions enable fair, searching interviews that will find the ideal person for a job. Contents: Why you need the best person; Fishing in the biggest pond; Interview selection; Greatest interview questions; Choosing the best person;...

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Overview

A well-designed interview is demanding, yet still respectful of the candidate. Dale's tried and true techniques enable managers and HR professionals to pinpoint exactly what qualities they want in their applicants, assess candidates and hire the best fit for the organization. Prepared questions enable fair, searching interviews that will find the ideal person for a job. Contents: Why you need the best person; Fishing in the biggest pond; Interview selection; Greatest interview questions; Choosing the best person; Making sure you keep the best; Good practice checklist.

A well-designed interview is demanding, yet still respectful of the candidate. Dale's tried-and-true techniques enable managers and HR professionals to pinpoint exactly what qualities they want in their applicants, assess candidates, and hire the best fit for the organization.

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"This book is a practical and step-by-step guide to the recruitment process... the author has distilled best professional practice into practical down-to-earth advice."
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780749444747
  • Publisher: Kogan Page, Ltd.
  • Publication date: 9/30/2006
  • Pages: 233
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.22 (h) x 0.60 (d)

Meet the Author


Dale works for a consortium of universities that is using a specially designed competency-based approach for analysing roles to support a range of HR functions. She is also a non-executive director of a Primary Care Trust, an employment expert in personal injury and clinical negligence claims, and a mediator.
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Table of Contents

1 Why you need the best person for the job 9
2 Fishing in the biggest pond 31
3 Preparing to interview 59
4 Greatest questions 89
5 Choosing the best person 185
6 Making sure you keep the best person 209
7 Good practice checklist 227
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