Job Interviews Go Beyond Questions & Answers.

  So you have completed you job search, and now its time to attend the interview.   Interviews have often left me feeling cheated. I always feel

Job Interviews Go Beyond Questions & Answers.

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So you have completed you job search, and now its time to attend the interview.

 

Interviews have often left me feeling cheated. I always feel like 30 minutes of questions and answers are not enough for an employer to determine whether he should hire me.



It seems employers feel this way too. According to a recent CareerJournal.com article, hiring managers are starting to expand the interview process to involve on-the-job testing, such as mock assignments, role-playing exercises and a simulated day in the life. The process then becomes a tryout rather than just a basic interview.

I think this is a great idea. Getting candidates involved with potential coworkers and actual job responsibilities is a great way to see if they fit within your team. This also benefits applicants, as it gives them an opportunity to really see if this is the job they want.

When I started at Monster, I didn’t have a tryout per se, but I did sit with someone to get a feel for the position. Meeting a few employees and getting a chance to sit in the actual department really helped me make the decision to take the job.

The downsides? As expected, this testing is very time-consuming and expensive. Also, some senior-level candidates might feel insulted by the idea of a tryout, especially if they have many years of experience. But in the long run, I think it’s better to have more expenses during the hiring process rather than figuring out that it is not a good match later on.

 

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Guest - Ethan on Thursday, 08 July 2021 05:27

Thanks for the information! Really appreciate the way you put it together. And this is so true. From my experience it is not just your answers or your language and how you are. how you carry yourself and how you will fit into the environment. When I had my interview at the EduHelpHub, it went way beyond question. They made sure than I will fit the company culture!

Thanks for the information! Really appreciate the way you put it together. And this is so true. From my experience it is not just your answers or your language and how you are. how you carry yourself and how you will fit into the environment. When I had my interview at the [url=https://eduhelphub.com/]EduHelpHub[/url], it went way beyond question. They made sure than I will fit the company culture!

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