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Interview Success: A Brief Guide for HR


Hiring intentions in the UK have reached a three year high, putting the pressure firmly on HR to ensure a flawless recruitment process. Conducting an effective and positive interview is central to achieving this but, for HR, it isn’t as straightforward as it might seem.

According to research[1]:-

  • 33% of hiring managers are engaged in the hiring process.
  • 41% are not good interviewers.
  • 42% have had no interview training.
  • 72% of hiring decisions are based on the interview.

Candidates who ‘suffer’ at the hands of unprepared and inexperienced hiring managers will vent their frustration online, impacting your employer brand and ability to attract qualified candidates. Here’s our advice.