While the purpose of a job interview may seem fairly obvious (namely looking for qualified candidates to fill a specific position), the reality is way more complex.
In my experience the job interview is about finding the right person that is going to fit in with the work culture.
Experience, education, and professional skills are all important, but typically a candidate will get an interview, because they do possess these, as presented in a resume. However whether a qualified person gets the job comes down to making an interpersonal connection. [Read more…]