At Ease! Why Casual Interviews Work Better
Business 2 Community, July 22nd, 2020
August 2, 2020,
Volume 268, Issue 5

Job interviews are the latest thing moving towards a more casual feel. Gone are the days of a structured, awkward interview in a conference room with the management team

"The traditional formal interview makes everyone nervous and don't really work well," writes Syed Balkhi in Business 2 Community. "Candidates are stiff and guarded in their responses, while dressed up interviewers don't give a true perspective on what it's like to work there.

Today's job interviews tend to be more of a low-key, informal conversation between colleagues. But that doesn't mean you're not assessing each other, you're just doing it in a different way. You need to figure out if candidates are a good fit for you and they want legitimate insight into your company culture.

An informal chat can work best for both sides, putting candidates at ease and making it easier to get to know each other. To power up your hiring process, keep your interviews casual and unstructured with these tips..."

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