8 Mind Games Interviewers Play in the Job Interview
Bangalore: It is the universal truth that every employer in this vast world wants to hire professionals who are dynamic, intelligent and exclusively smart. For choosing the right candidate for the position, the job interviewers use lots of different strategies and play mind tricks to exactly know what kind of a professional you are.
Mark Murphy, a noted organizational expert and the author of the book “ Hiring Attitude “ has divulged tricks for interviewers to use during the job interview based on the surveys conducted by Leadership IQ, a leadership and training program.
Business Insider has gathered Mark’s most useful tips for Interviewers and compiled them for the interviewee, reports Vivian Giang on Business Insider. Here is the list of 8 mind games that interviewers play with the candidates in the course of the interview.
1. They will stop their conversation for a while just to hear you talking: Many times during the job interview it is seen that Interviewers suddenly pause for an awkward silence creating some discomfort for the interviewee, this is because they want you to be in a high stress situation and plead for things in order to feel normal. Mark suggests the interviewers, that in such kind of a scenario where the interviewee feels uncomfortable, he/she is most likely to reveal the facts which you are looking for.
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