Random Thoughts on Life and Work

September 5, 2006

How to Interview – Or Not

Filed under: Management,Work — rallyfan @ 2:02 pm

Let’s change directions just a bit today and talk about staffing.  A relevant topic for every organization that has employees.  How do you find the right people to do the work that your organization needs done?  How much time do you spend making sure that they are the right person?  The interview process can be grinding for both the interviewer and the interviewee.  Maybe it is time to change that. 

Seth on Seth Godin’s Blog has a concept that I resonate with greatly.  Quit interviewing!  It is that simple.  Okay, there are some logistical issues to work out but I find the idea innovative and intriguing.  Having recently sat in on interviews as both a prospective employee and as and employer I have found myself wishing for a better way.  Check out his post here.  Hopefully, you will find these concepts food for thought.

About these ads

1 Comment »

  1. Take a look at counter-intuitive new book on interviews for new college grad looking for first post-college job. I’s called “Beat-the-Odds Interviews” by Dr. Melvin Sorcher, an organizational psychologist. Book website and lot of info is at: beat-the-oddsinterviews.com It’s a process that is based on the probability of that most interviewers ask poor questions and don’t know how to interpret the answers. This small book, written specifically for new college grads, provides you with an incredibly effective way to take an interview.

    Comment by Mel — July 12, 2008 @ 1:29 pm | Reply


RSS feed for comments on this post. TrackBack URI

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

The Rubric Theme. Blog at WordPress.com.

Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

%d bloggers like this: