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Perfect Phrases for Managers and Supervisors, Second Edition by Meryl Runion

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Chapter 6Perfect Phrases to Ace the Interview You Conduct

Bad hires are costly. How can we know if the person sitting across from us is the answer to our prayer or our worst nightmare?

This chapter provides Perfect Phrases to successfully—and legally—learn what we need to know before we commit to the wrong person. We start by knowing what information we are looking for with every question we ask. We proceed by picking our words with care.

Perfect Interview Phrases for Gathering Personal Information

The phrases in this section are designed to determine if the candidate’s situation and background are appropriate for the job, and to get the information we need without getting into legal trouble. Instead of asking age, citizenship, family situation, ...

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