TrainingBriefs™ Effective Interviewing: Contrary Evidence
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TrainingBriefs™ Effective Interviewing: Contrary Evidence

6 Minutes Level: Intermediate

New Micro-Learning! When an interviewer begins to get a one-sided impression during a job interview, they tend to ask questions that will further confirm that impression. The reverse is also true. When an interviewer thinks a candidate has all the wrong skills or behaviors, they tend to ask questions that confirm the impression. To prevent these common interview issues, the interviewer needs to ask for contrary evidence.

Target Audience: Managers / Supervisors
Language: English

Features

  • Audio Narration
  • Interactive Exercises
  • Video
  • Post-Assessment

Learning Objectives

  • Understand what steps you should take when you begin to receive one-sided responses.
  • Learn some key behavior-based interviewing tips when it comes to asking for contrary evidence.

Description

New Micro-Learning! When an interviewer begins to get a one-sided impression during a job interview, they tend to ask questions that will further confirm that impression. The reverse is also true. When an interviewer thinks a candidate has all the wrong skills or behaviors, they tend to ask questions that confirm the impression. To prevent these common interview issues, the interviewer needs to ask for contrary evidence.

Sometimes all that’s needed during your interview is to step back, regain perspective, and ask for contrary information.  Asking for contrary evidence is a powerful skill in your behavior-based interviewing toolbox.

Industry Settings

  • Healthcare
  • Industrial & Manufacturing
  • Office & General
  • Retail

Compatiblity Notes

  • Modern Browsers: Chrome 60+, Firefox 60+, Safari 12+, Edge, Internet Explorer 10+
  • Mobile Browsers: Android Chrome on Android 7+, Apple Safari on iPhone&iPad
  • Mobile App: TrainingFlow™ iOS & Android App


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