Choosing candidates unbiasedly can be difficult- especially when we often base our perceptions of people off of first impressions. This scenario demonstrates the benefits of preparing and probing skilled Interviewers for behavioural evidence to make them more objective. Have you ever wondered about the difference between Robert Zimmerman and Bob Dylan from an HR point of view? Check out this video to find out!
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The new CIPD Bookshop has a wide range of training DVDs for HR professionals. Scripted by a subject expert and trainer, the Selection Interviewing Skills training DVD will equip anyone involved with selection interviewing to prepare for, conduct and assess interviews professionally and incisively.
The training DVD consists of six sections covering the preparation of the interviewer, exploring and verifying information with examples of good and poor explorations, reviewing and comparing candidates and selling the job to the right candidate.
In Section 4 of the training DVD, our HR colleagues are talking about reviewing and comparing candidates. Choosing candidates unbiasedly can be difficult – especially when we often base our perceptions of people off of first impressions. The scene below demonstrates the benefits of preparing and probing skilled interviewers for behavioural evidence to make them more objective.