My first time being on the other end of an interview.

It’s not too often I get to try something new at work. Sure, there are challenges that come my way and I face them with the gusto I face any challenge.

A majority of the time, those do not require me to interact with other people.

This week saw me on the other end of the interview chair. It was a nerve-wracking process. My goal was to keep things on track. Stay level-headed. Try to keep the interviewee comfortable. Oh, and keep the other two aiding me in the interviewing engaged as well.

My boss had already interviewed the candidates, but wanted 3 of us to do a follow-up interview to see how the candidates might fit with the team personally and professionally. I feel the three of us accomplished that. All 3 interviews went great. The most difficult part was ranking the candidates. It went from a relaxing interview, to the 4 of us talking in cold terms about how we felt about each candidate.

I think the team will benefit regardless of which person is selected. We lost a great team member and all 3 we interviewed bring a lot to the table.

On the writing front, words happened. More may happen this weekend. We’ll see.

Until Next Time!

Stay Awesome!

Posted on February 12, 2021, in Blog Post. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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