In an article published by HBR in 1964, the author writes about the nature of interviews, admonishing the “appalling lack of effort given to systematic attempts at building improvements into this age-old process.” And over 50 years later, it seems we may still have similar concerns!
Often unstructured, rushed, misaligned, and inaccurate, the interview has seen little in the way of transformation. And given how important having the right talent is for business success, it’s vital that organizations pay greater attention to this process. One of the most effective approaches? Providing comprehensive interviewer training for both recruiters and hiring managers.