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Review '...Clearly written with useful references, with an easy style and font...Without doubt, this title would be an asset to anyone involved in recruiting staff.'(Training, March 2001) Read more From the Back Cover A Manager's Guide to Hiring the Best Person for Every Job * Using the Master Match Matrix(TM) * How to structure the interview * Effective questioning techniques * Understanding the candidate's personality type Hiring-and retaining-great employees shouldn't be left to chance. In today's competitive job market, hiring top employees is absolutely critical. Mistakes could be costly for the company that wants to stay ahead. Yet most managers-no matter how skilled-continue to give short shrift to interviewing job candidates, as if they're letting fate, not expertise, make their hiring decisions. Now there's a comprehensive how-to guide for hiring accurately-the first time around! A Manager's Guide to Hiring the Best Person for Every Job is a step-by-step, intelligent strategy guide to hiring-and retaining-the best job candidates. Chock-full of the most valuable interviewing tools and techniques ever packed into a single volume, A Manager's Guide walks both new and seasoned managers through the 40-minute interview, pointing out highlights-and pitfalls-along the way. With more than 800 sample open-ended questions and a unique interview dialogue with play-by-play commentary, A Manager's Guide gives you tips that will get you past the traditional pat answers and interviewing superficialities and right to the heart of the interview. You'll learn: * Why 'traditional' methods of interviewing are the least accurate predictors of future job performance * How to structure the interview so you're in control * Which abilities are most important to a candidate's long-term success * How to read body language and probe for the real story * How active listening can save your company thousands * How to use the Master Match Matrix(TM) to identify the trade-offs among competing candidates * How to avoid legal problems and pitfalls in the hiring-and firing-process A Manager's Guide to Hiring the Best Person for Every Job gives you a practical interviewing strategy that generates superior results. For minimum time investment with maximum return on payroll dollars, you can't beat this book. Read more See all Editorial Reviews