A job interview is the most important step in the recruitment process, and you’ll want to create a positive
interview experience for all candidates, whether or not they are successful. A recent LinkedIn survey found that
83 per cent of candidates would change their mind about a role due to an unsatisfactory interview, while 87 per
cent of candidates reported that a positive interview experience would make them more likely to accept the job.
Here are some pointers for delivering a best in class interview, whether it’s in a face-to-face or virtual setting.
Next, we look at the two main ways of carrying out interviews - virtual and in-person - and how you can deliver a
fantastic experience for candidates, whatever the format.
Virtual interviews have become increasingly popular with the rise in remote working. From saving resources to
speeding up the recruitment process, there are plenty of benefits to this type of interview. Here’s our top tips for
a successful virtual interview:
Regardless of the interview method you choose, making the interview a positive experience for candidates will
increase your chance of hiring the best talent. Looking to expand your team?
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