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Interviewing Styles

Describe the advantages of structured interviews compared to unstructured interviews. Consider why so many companies still use unstructured interviews, and what you would advise them.

What is the main difference between situational and behavioral structured interviews? When would it be better to go with a situational interview? When would it be better to go with a behavioral interview?

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Describe the advantages of structured interviews compared to unstructured interviews. Consider why so many companies still use unstructured interviews, and what you would advise them.
A structured interview has the main advantage of leveling the playing field amongst people of similar qualifications. This form of interviewing focuses on asking the same questions specifically relating to the qualifications of a position and how the candidate will react to certain scenarios. In an unstructured interview the questions will be different for each candidate based on how they answered the previous question This will make it very difficult to compare candidates because when you ask ...

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How to apply one style of interview with a specific position.

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