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If you don't ask appropriately, they don't have to tell
The recruiting process is often a time-consuming one, and it can be increasingly frustrating when the candidates you hire leave within months because they don't fit into your office's culture. To ensure that your recruiting process is as effective as it can be, you need to ask the candidates the right questions in the appropriate way to find the best possible fit.
Try behavioral interviewing, says Cathy Fyock, CSP, SPHR, employment strategist and president of Innovative Management Concepts in Crestwood, KY. With behavioral interviewing, you ask candidates questions geared toward determining what behaviors or competencies they would display in certain situations.