54 Preemployment Interview

541 General

The one-on-one interview provides an opportunity to resolve any questions regarding eligibility and suitability and to gauge the degree of compatibility between the applicant and the job. To determine compatibility, weigh factors such as:

  1. Work setting and job content; and
  2. Performance dimensions, such as:
    1. Communications skills;
    2. Cooperation;
    3. Adaptability; and
    4. Dependability.

The interviewer recommends or does not recommend the applicant for employment to the selecting official.