Hiring the right person is always a challenge. It can be even more so when selecting “early talent” professionals right out of school.
When a collection of candidates have taken the same classes at the same time from the same professors in the same school, it’s hard to find a compelling X factor. In the end, many companies default to a combination of questionable quantitative measures such as GPA and class rank, and qualitative indicators based on behavioral interviews. The trouble is, these kids today are sharp…really sharp. Many have stock answers to stock questions and come prepared with formulaic responses to all your “Tell me about a time…” questions.
So how can you quickly uncover the best of person? Easy. Let them know that is what you are truly looking for with this 8-Question candidate-centric interview guide.