Re: Half Day Interview

Subject: Re: Half Day Interview
From: Lynn Gold <figmo -at- RAHUL -dot- NET>
Date: Thu, 8 May 1997 14:16:15 -0700

Buck & Tilly Buchanan wrote:
>> A potential employer of mine said they would like me to spend "at least
>> a half a day" with them for an interview.
>Applicants must be careful not to alienate *ALL* the employers,
>An employer who spends a half day on each interview is searching
>desperately for a reason not to hire you--probably for C-Y-A reasons.
>Your chances of being hired after an interview like that are practically

NOT TRUE. I'm living proof of that.

If you're being interviewed by multiple members of a team, it'll take a
while. Many interviews I've been on have lasted half a day or more.

Sometimes this is done in lieu of the boss doing the first screening and
the team doing the rest later.


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