What is necessary for success in the position?
Determine who else will interview the candidates and what their role is in the hiring process, particularly if a selection committee is involved. Some examples of other interviewers could be other hiring managers outside of the group, that may have similar group, higher level co-workers in the group, same level employees outside of the group.
Prepare Format and Setting
Formulate questions to meet objectives set for the interview. Pattern the interview format to insure each applicant is:
Select a setting that will provide privacy and physical comfort. Arrange coverage of telephone calls and visitors.
All external applicants selected for interview must meet with HR. It is preferred that the applicant first comes to HR, then to the department for interviewing. Interview scheduling should be coordinated through HR, where HR will contact the applicant about interview dates and times. For applicants who live 50+ miles from WHOI, HR will coordinate and cover the cost of their travel to the interview.