So, how was your journey in? Did you find the offices okay? Isn’t the weather terrible? All innocuous enough questions, friendly even, but don’t be fooled. How you answer them is telling, and studies show that they have a big bearing on what an interviewer thinks of you and your abilities.
When conducting confidential meetings with employees, one recent trend helping managers avoid some of the problems that can lead to tribunals is the use of sound recording and transcription. Maxine Park, solicitor and co-founder of transcription services provider DictateNow, explains the benefits of recording and transcribing performance reviews and disciplinary or grievance interviews.
I recently met a candidate who was despairing about ever finding the ‘right’ job. Having been rejected from several companies they had applied to, they asked me; “How will I ever manage to land a job that’s truly right for me?”