When hiring, what are the most effective – and ineffective – interview questions to ask candidates?

Candidates don’t always tell the truth. Some exaggerate while a few may outright lie about their skills and experience. So what questions should managers ask during selection interviews – and what questions should they avoid – if they want to hire only the best candidates?

However, effective interviewing isn’t only about asking questions phrased in the past tense. It turns out that the right questions don’t always find the right candidate – unless you have a set of competencies for your organisation as well.

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