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Chapter 12 Specific skills and capabilit... > Getting the best out of interviews - Pg. 177

12 Specific skills and capabilities to widen your range Getting the best out of interviews Situation In the workplace, interviews are mostly associated with selecting a candidate or seeking a position for yourself. Either way, selec- tion criteria will be based on skills, knowledge, qualifications, experience and, most importantly, a set of attitudes that creates sufficient rapport between the parties. When interviewing others, you will be conscious that it is as easy to select the wrong candidate as to choose the right one, and that you may not find out whether you made the right choice until several weeks or months later. Beyond the glowing aspects of a curriculum vitae (CV) and a convincing presence, you will want to find the real person and to understand the contribution that they can genuinely make to your organization. The fact that some people are good at being interviewed does not necessarily indicate that they will be good at the job. As an alternative to this, it may be worth considering a `group assessment