You know the drill. It’s Friday afternoon, and after a long week of interviewing candidates for an opening in your department you get together with the rest of the interview team to share notes. There’s a clear front-runner, and everyone is eager to offer this person the position.
There were a couple of other candidates you liked who unfortunately weren’t quite right for the job. And the following week, you’ll have to tell both of them that they didn’t get the job and field their questions about what they did wrong.
This is the part of the hiring process many