- The interviewer and candidate establish rapport with each
other to create a relaxed atmosphere for the interview.
questions/verifying information - The interviewer asks
the candidate questions to learn and assess skills and qualifications
and to discover the candidate's personal qualities.
candidate's questions/promoting the organization - The
interviewer answers the candidate's questions about the
position and organization to clarify any information not
answered in the candidate's research, and provides information
to help the candidate assess his or her interest in the
the interview - The interviewer explains the decision-making
process and what will happen next, and requests any other
materials needed (i.e. transcripts, etc.). Candidate restates
interest in the position and thanks the interviewer for
the opportunity to interview. Set parameters for the next
contact. Candidate should find out what the next step is
and/or when to expect to hear from the organization.
of information - The interviewer completes an evaluation
form assessing the candidate's suitability for the position.
The candidate writes down comments about the interview to
remember what happened to better evaluate his or her performance
and further interest in the organization.