The Complete Guide to Interviewing Candidates

We asked nearly 2,700 managers to share their biggest pain point in the hiring process.

Fifty percent said it was interviewing candidates!

As one of the largest staffing agencies in America, we conduct hundreds of interviews every day—both for other businesses and for our own!

So we’ve put together a complete guide to interviewing candidates, touching on everything from preparing for the interview to evaluating candidates afterward.

Here is what you’ll learn:

  • Different types of interview formats
  • Different types of interview questions (with examples)
  • The benefits of in-person interviews (for both managers and the candidates)
  • Common interview mistakes
  • Strategic interview questions to ask candidates
  • Post-interview evaluation of a candidate (and when to bring them back for another round)
  • Tips to stop losing candidates during the interview process

And so much more!

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Who This Interviewing Guide Is For

  • Hiring Managers Interviewing Candidates for the First Time

    Were you recently promoted to a people-manager position, and you’re leading interviews for the first time? This guide can help!

  • People Looking for Interview Question Examples to Use

    This guide is filled with dozens of dozens of examples of different interview questions to ask candidates.

  • Managers Looking to Cut Down Their Interview Process Length

    Is your interview process getting stagnant? Is it taking too long? This guide has tips and guidance to better optimize your interview process.

What Else is in the Complete Guide to Interviewing Candidates?

Within our Complete Guide to Interviewing Candidates, you’ll also find:

  • Dozens of examples of interview questions to ask in different interview scenarios
  • Tailored advice from staffing experts of over 20 years!
  • Once you sign up, you’ll receive a free interview worksheet to fill out while you’re interviewing candidates
  • Tips to shorten your interview process and make it more efficient


Free Consultation Options

We understand the importance of personalized support. Sometimes interviewing can be the toughest and most time-consuming part of the hiring process! That’s why we’re pleased to offer free consultation meetings to current and future hiring managers.

Request your free consultation meeting and take the first step toward building a high-performing team.

  • Job Description Consultation

    A job description can either attract—or put off—top talent. This consultation offers support with writing a job description that will attract the right candidates for your next role.

  • Market Analysis Consultation

    Review industry standard salary rates, local talent certifications, clearances, and even competitors’ hiring trends during this consultation to position yourself strongly in the current applicant market.

  • Competitive Hiring Strategies

    Top talent is secured with an up-to-date, competitive hiring process. This consultation will review everything from interviewing to onboarding to make sure your hiring process is as seamless as possible.

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