The Interview is the Cornerstone of the Hiring Process

November 9, 2020

Research shows you have a 50 percent chance of hiring the right employee––and a 50 percent chance of hiring the wrong one. Hiring the wrong person siphons your energy and erodes team culture. Replacing that person is stressful and can cost over $40,000 per re-hire. It’s a toss up, but it doesn’t have to be.

2020 Best Book

With the right tools, all of that can be avoided, and you can consistently make great hires. After years of scientific research and first-hand interview experience with thousands of candidates, author Chaka Booker has created a system that helps employers consistently make great hires.

In Mastering the Hire, Booker provides 12 proven strategies that have been used to accurately identify the right talent 90 percent of the time. Whether you’re a hiring manager, business owner, CEO, search consultant, team manager, team member, novice or expert interviewer, Mastering the Hire is for anyone who wants to beat the hiring odds.

In the Soundview Summary of Mastering the Hire, you will learn:

  • How to manage intuition: when to trust it and when to put it aside.
  • How to structure interview questions to help candidates tell the truth.
  • How to know when to apply or release pressure during interviews.
  • Tools for removing bias to give you a competitive advantage.
  • How to completely reimagine the hiring process.
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