– “What would you say if a guy walked in for an interview, without a shirt on, and I hired him? What would you say?“
– Chris: He must have had on some really nice pants!”
(Will Smith – Chris Gardner in The pursuit of happyness)
A job interview is first and foremost a meeting between people whose goal is corporate and professional growth. It represents a crucial phase: inserting a resource is an important investment for the company and must be managed with extreme care from the moment of selection onwards. The protagonists are a recruiter who chooses on whom to invest and a candidate, who compares their profile, experience and objectives with the market requirements.
But how is human potential measured? There is always the risk that you might consider only the rational and objective aspects, without searching for the value that emerges between the lines of the candidate’s story. Often, those coming to a job interview, mould their characteristics to adapt them to market demands, thus failing to reveal what makes them unique.
So how can you make a job interview serene and productive and turn it into an opportunity to measure professional and human skills in their entirety?
We suggest you read these articles to answer this and other important questions.