One form of common business communication is the interview. Whether you are interviewing for a job or interviewing someone else, it’s important to understand the proper way to conduct an interview. As your business grows and your role in the business changes, you will likely be involved in conducting interviews of prospective candidates for new positions. Basic to the interview process is developing and asking good questions. But before you design your interview questions, you need to make sure you have a clear purpose for gathering the information.
- The steps you should take when preparing for and conducting an interview
- Learn to focus on the answers given and select follow-up questions
- Knowing this process and being clear about your objectives will help you develop better questions and conduct a more effective interview