Volume 17, Number 5 May 2000
Why are manhole covers round?
How to assure the proper fit during the interview process
by Richard Ream
HIRING LINE column focuses on the interview process for information
professionals. States that with qualified candidates in short supply
throughout the information industry, the hiring process and the art
of the interview have become more critical than ever for both the
client and the candidate. Offers advice for answering typical
questions posed by professional interviewers, along with handling
the interview conducted by inexperienced interviewers. Notes that
the mission is to probe for the interviewer's hidden agenda and the
important needs that do not appear in a job description. Provides
sample questions to help direct the response to what is important to
the interviewer. Says that one needs to be prepared to control the
interview and demonstrate the ability to do the work.
Contains a list of references.
Internet & Personal Computing Abstracts
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