Re: Employment....

Subject: Re: Employment....
From: Phil Snow Leopard <philstokes03 -at- googlemail -dot- com>
To: Gene Kim-Eng <techwr -at- genek -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 1 Mar 2012 01:29:05 +0700

There are as many poor(ly trained) interviewers out there as there are poor(ly trained) interviewees. In my experience, a lot of interviewers don't know why they are asking certain questions. They ask them — more or less as you say — just because they think that that's what interviewers are supposed to ask.

That doesn't mean in that in the hands of a skilled interviewer the questions themselves have no value. In the hands of a good interviewer, almost any question can elicit a useful response.

P


On 1 Mar 2012, at 01:11, Gene Kim-Eng wrote:

> Except for the question asking the candidate to compare the company's products or services to its competitors', these are all red flags to me that the questioner actually has no idea how to evaluate a candidate and is pulling questions from the same job searching web site the candidates are browsing for the answers.
>
> Gene Kim-Eng


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Re: Employment....: From: Gene Kim-Eng
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