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4. Briefly discuss and give examples of at least five common interviewing mistakes that interviewers make. What recommendations would you give for avoiding these interviewing mistakes?

5. What are the major federal laws regarding equal employment? How does your organization incorporate affirmative action into its recruiting strategy? Is your organization┬┐s recruiting program effective? Why?

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. Briefly discuss and give examples of at least five common interviewing mistakes that interviewers make. What recommendations would you give for avoiding these interviewing mistakes?

Five Common Interviewing Mistakes that Managers Make:
a) The manager talks too much about the company and his or her job. He or she has the tendency to tell the details of the events that have happened in the company and his or her personal feelings of his or her own experiences. After the interview, the manager feels satisfied having been able to express himself/herself and sees the candidate positively for listening to him or her but the purpose of the interview has not been achieved because the manager hasn't gotten much information about the applicant's ability to do the job. To overcome this tendency, make sure there is a list of questions to be asked and set a time limit for each interviewee. Take notes once in a while to keep away from talking much.
b) Sometimes managers sense that the applicant is nervous and tend to throw soft questions instead of the listed tough questions. It doesn't sound fair to ask the others tough questions and the rest soft ones and the evaluation won't be reliable because the items asked were not the same for all. Besides, we never know that an applicant may look nervous or afraid but when given the chance to elaborate a past success, may do very good and ...

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830 words (including questions); 4 references; five common interviewing mistakes made by interviewers, major federal laws in employment

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