Traditional interviews—when you ask candidates about their skills and experience to see if they’re a fit for the job—have been the industry standard for decades. They can range from in-person vs. phone to one-on-one vs. panel to structured vs. unstructured questions. And, these methods aren’t going anywhere anytime soon.
However, traditional interviews have been proven ineffective in certain areas. According to our recent Global Recruiting Trends 2018 report, which survey of over 9,000 recruiters and hiring managers, old-school interviewing is especially bad at assessing soft skills and weaknesses:
Traditional interviews also leave room for bias, take a