Interview tip: Don't say a word and let the candidate do all the talking


Could you conduct an interview without saying a single word?

Globally renowned recruitment blog Tutti Recruitti caught up with Ruhig Schweigen, Talent Partner for a FTSE 20, on how he gives candidates the silent treatment

"Why bother with interview material. Don't say a word and let the candidate do all the talking

The candidate enters. I shake their hand and point to the stool

The stool has written instructions - Why should I hire you? You have 30 minutes to explain. I will not speak, but I will take notes. Once the clock reaches 0 please exit quietly

This method removes the need for interview material and ensures ultimate consistency"

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