Whether you’re new to HR, a first-time people manager or you’ve just never had the budget to increase your engineering team - conducting your first engineering interview can be just as nerve-wracking as being interviewed for it. With only one hour to gauge a candidate’s skills, expertise, team-fit and likelihood to perform, knowing how to conduct your first interview is vital, and we’ve got the best tips for you.
You’ve done it. You turned up early, looked smart, maintained eye contact, answered every question perfectly, you even got a couple of laughs. The interview has gone well, but now you’re sat there, all eyes on you, being asked: “do you have any questions for us?”