Avoid tricks when looking for talent

24th September, 2017

I have been interviewing candidates for 18 years and, in that time, I’ve come across many interesting approaches to determining if a candidate is the right fit for a given role.

I once heard of an interview where the candidate was thrown an imaginary orange and asked to eat it. The correct response was to toss it back, asking the interviewer to peel it.

In another interview I heard about, candidates were brought into...

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