Five tips for interviewers and interviewees

I have seen more interviews than the vast majority of people on this planet.

Over 20 years, I’ve designed interviews, conducted interviews, observed interviews, and trained people in how to interview. I stopped counting years ago, but whether it’s for my employer, my clients or various charitable organizations I have volunteered in, I have played a role in thousands of interviews.

It’s a fun thing to do. I’ve not been short of entertainment. There was the time in Shanghai when I interviewed someone only to find that they had mixed…