96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire

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More than 100,000 copies sold! Every harried interviewer knows the result of throwing out vague questions to potential employees: vague answers and potentially disastrous hiring decisions. Presented in a handy question-and-answer format, 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire provides readers with the tools they need to elicit honest and complete information from job candidates, plus helpful hints on interpreting the responses. The book gives interviewers everything they need to: identify high-performance job candidates * probe beyond superficial answers * spot "red flags" indicating evasions or untruths * get references to provide real information * negotiate job offers to attract winners Included in this revised and updated edition are new material on background checks, specific challenges posed by the up-and-coming millennial generation, and ideas for reinventing the employment application to gather more in-depth information than ever before. Packed with insightful questions, this book serves as a ready reference for both managers and human resources professionals alike.

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Every harried interviewer knows the result of throwing out vague questions to potential employees: vague answers and potentially disastrous hiring decisions. Presented in a handy question-and-answer format, 96 Great Interview Questions to Ask Before You Hire provides you with the tools you need to elicit honest and complete information from job candidates, plus helpful hints on interpreting the responses. This book gives you everything you need to:

 

select the most qualified of your potential new hires · move beyond cursory responses to discover the real person you're interviewing · uncover evasive or false information · use the reference process to get a more complete picture · negotiate effectively to win over a great new member of your organization

 

Updated and expanded, the book includes new material on background checks, specific challenges posed by the up-and-coming millennial generation, and ideas for reinventing the employment application to gather more in-depth information than ever before. Packed with insightful questions, this book helps you uncover the real person behind every job candidate.

 

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“Customized, pinpoint interviewing questions for practically every hiring scenario, with examples and real-life applications. This catalog of dynamic questions and questioning techniques from the pros’ perspective will help you land prized candidates by walking you through the interviewing, reference-checking, and offer stages of the hiring process.”

—Vic Faraci, Senior Vice President, Warner Brothers Records

 

“Any HR recruiter or line manager responsible for hiring employees must read this book. Falcone presents insights into the underlying reasons behind interview questions and shows you how to interpret the responses in a straightforward and useful way.”

—Linda Marcot, HR Management Consultant, A. Foster Higgins and Co., Inc.

 

Paul Falcone, M.A., is Vice President of Human Resources at Nickelodeon and the best-selling author of a number of AMACOM books, including 2600 Phrases for Effective Performance Reviews, 101 Sample Write-Ups for Documenting Employee Performance Problems, and The Hiring and Firing Question and Answer Book.  Mr. Falcone is also a longtime contributor to HR Magazine and a nationally recognized speaker on hiring and performance management. He lives in Valencia, California.

About the Author:

Paul Falcone (www.PaulFalconeHR.com) is a human resources executive in Los Angeles and has held senior-level positions with Nickelodeon, Paramount Pictures, and City of Hope. He has extensive experience in entertainment, healthcare/biotech, and financial services, including in international, nonprofit, and union environments.

Paul is the author of numerous bestselling AMACOM and Society of Human Resource Management (SHRM) books, and four of his books have made SHRM’s prestigious “Great 8” annual bestseller listings. He is also a long-term contributor to HR Magazine, a top-rated presenter at the SHRM national conference, and an adjunct faculty member in UCLA Extension’s School of Business and Management.

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