Recruitment and Selection > Interviewing document templates

Interviews are arguably the most subjective part of any selection system. As humans, we have to fight the tendency to judge people according to whether we simply like them or not, as opposed to making sure that the candidates are being graded on job-relevant characteristics.

Being inherently subjective, I suggest that interviews come after more objective components of the process such as job applications or testing.

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Candidate shortlist record form

All members of the interview panel should normally be involved in the short-listing process. Each panel member is to read and rate independently each application on the short-listing form. When completed, the panel should meet to reach consensus on those applications to be pursued.

Hiring managers recruitment checklist

A simple checklist of what is involved in the recruitment process from preparing a job description and person specification, advertising the vacancy, carrying out an interview process and making an offer of employment.

Interview invitation letter

Sending an interview invitation letter/email to candidates is important, and it needs to be optimised to increase response rate. Give candidates suggestions of some available dates and times that work for you.

The document also includes a number of optional paragraphs such as travelling expenses.

Interview record form - basic

This form should be used to record the outcomes of the interview and the reasons for the appointment decisions made. THe document includes guidance to aid decision-making.

Interview record form - questions specified

Recruitment and selection guide

Rejection after interview - other candidate qualifications more closely matched

Rejection after interview - other candidate skills or background more closely matched

Rejection after interview - reason not specified

Rejection before interview - other candidate qualifications more closely matched

Rejection before interview - reason not specified