PJ Neal

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Ensuring Assessment Quality in Virtual Interviews [Russell Reynolds Associates]

Interview-based assessments are a critical element of an effective executive hiring process. They can be conducted very effectively in a virtual environment – and indeed, the current situation notwithstanding, many already are. That said, the COVID-19 pandemic creates added dynamics that are important to consider. While much has been written about the logistics and technical etiquette of virtual interviews (which we also address here), relatively little has been said about best practices for ensuring that virtual interviews result in high-quality assessments of candidates.

Our assessment experts have identified a set of key lessons for ensuring that your virtual interview-based assessments remain highly impactful and produce the required results despite the added complexities.

Read the full paper, co-authored with Tom Handcock, and published by Russell Reynolds Associates.