In a First-Round Interview for a Leadership Post, Make Sure You Show the Love
“So you’ve accepted the first-round interview and are preparing for your initial exposure to the search committee,” writes WittKieffer’s Zach Smith. “During the 60- to 75-minute session, your goal should be to put yourself in a position to be invited to the next interview stage. You may have lingering questions, but they will surely go unanswered if you don’t move forward in the process. And you won’t move forward unless the committee members are convinced that you’re truly interested in the job.”
In this article for the Chronicle of Higher Education, Smith provides advice to candidates on how they can show genuine interest in a role, or know when it’s time to step away from the recruitment.
A PDF version of the article is also available.