WHY YOU MUST TREAT INTERVIWEES WITH RESPECT

Posted by Dr. Wilbert R. Mutoko | 13th July 2020 | All articles | Human Resources Management | Hiring Managers | Leadership |

Many times, interviewees are treated as second class citizens. They are not informed of any changes to the interview dates, or changes in time, and so on. Unknown to the interviewers, an interviewee is a fellow human being who if honored could bring out the best.

Sometime back, we agreed as a hiring panel that when each interviewee comes into the interview room, all panel members should stand up as a way to honor the interviewee.

It is an honor to have someone come for an interview. Never assume that people are coming because they are desperate. Even if they were desperate, if you honor the interviewee, it is a great way to represent your brand.

You may not end up hiring all the interviewees, but wherever they go, they will remember you and your organization; and there are high chances that they go around talking good about you.

On the other hand, if you treat people well during the interview, if you hire them, you will have given a great first impression of the organization. Please treat others the way you wish to be treated.

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About the author:

Dr. Wilbert R. Mutoko is a Thought Leader, Executive Coach, Entrepreneurship and Business Leadership Professional, Researcher, Motivational Speaker, Financial Coach, and Academic. He writes in his own capacity. Dr. Mutoko is also an avid YouTuber. You can contact him on the following emails: [email protected], or [email protected] You can connect with Dr. Mutoko: LinkedIn    Facebook    YouTube    Instagram    Twitter 

Dr Wilbert R. Mutoko

Dr. Wilbert R. Mutoko holds a Ph.D. in Business Management (North-West University, SA). He is a speaker, consultant, and scientific researcher in leadership, strategy, financial wellness, and entrepreneurship for the past 16 years. A vibrant international motivational and keynote speaker, Dr. Mutoko lights up many events from corporate to family events. He is currently the Managing Consultant for Chief Cornerstone Holdings (Botswana) (Pty) Ltd T/A Success Training Africa; a company that does Leadership, Entrepreneurship, Strategy, and Financial Wellness Consultancy. This includes business diagnosis, scientific research - market surveys, environmental scans, and re-branding exercise. The company also does strategy reviews, leadership training, and conflict resolutions.Dr. Mutoko is an author of four self-help books (three on personal finance and one on relationships).He has spoken/consulted in Dubai, Kenya, South Africa, Zimbabwe, and Botswana for organizations such as government departments, The British Council, Barclays Bank, Lucara Botswana, National Olympics Committee, Mapleton Group, UNISA, BAMB, Universities, and various churches.A sought-after speaker, Dr. Mutoko is passionate about changing lives in Botswana, SADC, Africa and beyond. Therefore, over the years he has coached many people on relationships, marriage, business, and personal finances. Dr. Mutoko has furthermore addressed the nation of Botswana several times on financial issues and personal development through Yarona FM, Gabs FM, RB2 FM, and Duma FM. He has also impacted Botswana through E-Botswana TV.

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