A guide to the interviewing process

Using structured interviews to find the perfect candidate

A guide to the interviewing process

The challenge

Hiring a new employee from an international market can be challenging. You are about to conduct a series of interviews with international job seekers, and want to make considered, rational decisions about your choice of candidate. You want to find a way to personally connect with the candidate but don’t want to be swayed by a first impression or a gut feeling.

Your aim

Use structured interviewing to make objective long term hiring decisions for your international market based on consistent, predetermined qualifications.

Learn more

Structured interviewing simply means using the same interviewing questions and grading candidate responses on the same scale to assess candidates applying for the same job. Research shows that structured interviews can be predictive of candidate performance, even for jobs that are themselves unstructured.1