Employers are increasingly using creative ways to interview and decide on new employees.
While employers cannot ask directly, most hiring managers acknowledge that how a candidate conducts themselves in their personal life serves as an indicator for how they will react in many ways on the job. Is the employee organized (may look at how clean the inside of their car is), do they talk behind others’ backs (how to they handle bad service at a restaurant, do they have a history of making commitments and breaking them (are they divorced?), etc.?
This short article looks at many of the techniques being seen today (e.g. questions asked, meeting for lunch and asking the candidate to drive, etc.).