96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire

 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire

Author: Paul Falcone
Pub Date: November 2008
Print Edition: $17.95
Print ISBN: 9780814413517
Page Count: 272
Format: Paper or Softback
Edition: Second Edition
e-Book ISBN: 9780814413524

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Overview

Updated and expanded, a practical collection of probing interview questions designed to uncover the truth behind every job candidate.

Every harried interviewer knows the result of throwing out vague questions to potential employees: vague answers and potentially disastrous hiring decisions. Presented in a handy question-and-answer format, 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire provides readers with the tools they need to elicit honest and complete information from job candidates, plus helpful hints on interpreting the responses. The book gives interviewers everything they need to:

identify high-performance job candidates • probe beyond superficial answers • spot “red flags” indicating evasions or untruths • get references to provide real information • negotiate job offers to attract winners

Included in this revised and updated edition are new material on background checks, specific challenges posed by the up-and-coming millennial generation, and ideas for reinventing the employment application to gather more in-depth information than ever before. Packed with insightful questions, this book serves as a ready reference for both managers and human resources professionals alike.

About the Author

Paul Falcone is Vice President of Employee Relations at Time Warner Cable in Los Angeles and was formerly Vice President of Human Resources at Nickelodeon. He is the author of 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, and 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire. He lives in Valencia, California.

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