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How to choose the best candidate? - Recruitment Selection Interview App

You may sometimes need to hire people for jobs or select people to do tasks.

Many people find it difficult to make effective selection interviews because they don’t have a systematic method.
We have developed a method to help you make selection interviews more effective, faster and fairer.

This system is free for you and your colleagues to use.

Here is an effective way to organise your selection interviews.

1. Name the role

Name the role you are wanting to fill. For example: 'Receptionist', 'Quality Control Engineer'


2. Name positive criteria

Name the positive criteria that any successful candidate would possess.
There should be between 5 and 10 criteria - these should be written as positive statements, NOT negative.
Meaning; write what you do want, not what you don't want.
For example:

✗ Don't Write: ✔ Instead, Write This:
"Must not be late" "Good time keeper"
"Must not be scruffy" "Must be well presented"

3. Rank each criteria

Rank each of the criteria out of ten for its importance to the role.
Some criteria are more important that others - they do not all hold the same value.
10 means - "this criterion is essential"
1 means - "this criterion is not essential, but it would be nice to have"


4. Name your candidates

Enter the names of each of the candidates


5. Score each candidate

Think about each candidate in turn and score each one, out of ten, for each criterion.
For example, if the first candidate is well groomed, score a high '9'. If they are scruffy and not well groomed, score a low '2'.


6. Complete the scores

Systematically work your way through each criterion for each candidate in turn, and give scores for each.
The app will work it's magic and present the final answer, together with scores and the working out.

1. Name the role
Name the role you are wanting to fill. For example: 'Receptionist', 'Quality Control Engineer'

2. Name positive criteria

Name the positive criteria that any successful candidate would possess.
There should be between 5 and 10 criteria - these should be written as positive statements, NOT negative.
Meaning; write what you do want, not what you don't want.
For example:

✗ Don't Write: ✔ Instead, Write This:
"Must not be late" "Good time keeper"
"Must not be scruffy" "Must be well presented"

Enter a positive criteria that your would possess:

Positive Criteria:

  • Nothing yet!

When you've thought of all the positive criteria, press:

Next Step > Next Step >

3. Rank each of the criteria for importance.

Rank each of the criteria out of ten for its importance to the role of .
Some criteria are more important that others - they do not all hold the same value.

Out of ten, how important is Criteria to the role of ?
Drag or click the slider to the correct value. Where 10 is "essential" and 1 is "not essential, but it would be nice to have"

4. Name your candidates

Enter candidate's name:

Candidates:

  • None yet!

When you've thought of all the contenders, press:

Next Step > Next Step >
Next Candidate:
...

5. Score each candidate

Think about each candidate in turn and score each one, out of ten, for each criterion.
For example, if the first candidate is well groomed, score a high '9'. If they are scruffy and not well groomed, score a low '2'.

How does the current candidate: Candidate
Rank for the criteria: Criteria?



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