Preparing for the recruitment interview



The recruitment interview should be planned in advance and discussed in the recruitment panel. It is always advisable to have the most pressing questions ready before meeting the actual candidate. When planning the recruitment interview, you should first have a list of the questions you want to ask the candidate. Once you have a list of the questions you want to ask, it is important to formulate specific interview questions for each candidate.



We've put together this checklist to give you an overview of what to look out for when preparing for a meeting with a potential candidate.

Invite the candidate to the interview well in advance so that they have time to prepare. Remember to inform them if they need to bring anything to the interview.

It is important that you can sit undisturbed. Remember to book an office or conference room for the interview.

Read through your application and CV and get an overview of what you want to ask about.


Read on below for insights into more techniques for a successful recruitment interview.


Tips for the recruitment interview