Interviewee: Doctors and employees.

Interviewer: Okay. So, you’ve had experience over your years to hire a lot of doctors?

Interviewee: Correct.

Interviewer: Okay, for clinical positions though, right?

Interviewee: Mm-hmm.

Interviewer: And you’ve interviewed a lot of doctors, right?

Interviewee: Yes.

Interviewer: And what’s you approach to interviewing? What advice would you have for doctors? What impresses you in an interview and doesn’t impress you? Dos and don’ts, any thoughts on that?

Interviewee: Honesty, number one. It’s very easy to see if somebody is being honest with you when they’re interviewing for a position. If they’d look at you, you know, eye to eye, their body language so they feel comfortable. Do they answer your questions directly, versus long-winded and circuitous type of answers? I think that’s important.

And also, make sure that they know what it is that they want. If they’re looking for a part-time position and I’m telling them only a full-time position is available, and they’re giving me the answers that they think I want, versus what is really appropriate for what they’re looking for, even if they get the position, it’s not going to work out well. So, them knowing exactly what they want when they come in is a good idea.

And then also, being able to point out to the person that’s interviewing you why I should hire you. They should have that written down, memorized, whatever it takes to get that information across. And most people that you’re going to interview with are very, very busy, they have a minimal amount of time. So, making it short, sweet, to the point, and just pretend that they were the interviewer. Why would they hire you? Get that information out and you should do quite well.

Interviewer: Let me backtrack a little.