The most important preparation is identifying the critical activities for that job and how they should be done — give careful consideration to the traits that will increase the likelihood of an individual’s success in that job. The key is to identify the key traits for each job.
Hiring managers should prepare for interviews by determining in advance the accountabilities and traits critical to the job for which they are interviewing. As interviewers, the likelihood of hiring managers selecting the best candidate for the position increases significantly as does the buy-in and support of the new employee once selected.
Empowered hiring managers are prepared for their interviews and make successful hires.