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Interviewing Techniques

Interviewing is almost an art. And some people simply excel at it because they know how to engage their interviewees, making them feel comfortable and safe while asking the hardest questions.

Although the interview is a collaborative effort, you will immediately notice that this collaboration has its own rules. Even when sometimes both interviewer and interviewee can have a common goal, your agenda will usually differ from that of your interviewee. Thus, what you think was a great interview could also be the worst experience in your interviewee’s life.

Here are 13 interesting tips to conduct better interviews. The one I liked the most was number 13, endure awkward silences. Sometimes our questions will not be well received. But we still want the answer, right?