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How to Run Competency Based Interviews Have Confidence in Your Hiring!
Effective recruitment is one of the skills that sets a great manager apart from a poor one. Hiring the right person first time can save your organization time and money.

So, you need to be confident that the person you hire is the right fit for the role and the team. You can establish this using the questioning techniques in our article, How to Run Competency Based Interviews. Also, watch our video, 6 Traits of a True Professional, to discover what to look for in competent people.

There are plenty of pitfalls to avoid when hiring, and you can identify some of them with our article, 10 Recruitment Mistakes.

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Use these questioning techniques to assess whether a candidate has the skills and attributes for a specific role.

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A Final Note

Finding the best people for your team is no easy task, and getting it wrong can be costly. But if you recruit effectively, it can be a real boost for your team, your organization, and your reputation.

Next week, find how to cope when your manager delegates an important task to you.

Have a great week!

James sig
James Manktelow (CEO) - Essential Skills for an Excellent Career!
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