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On a scale of one to ten, rate me as an interviewer.
Once again, never be negative. The interviewer will only resent criticism coming from
you. This is the time to show your positivism.
However, don’t give a numerical rating. Simply praise whatever interview style he’s
If he’s been tough, say “You have been thorough and tough-minded, the very qualities
needed to conduct a good interview.”
If he’s been methodical, say, “You have been very methodical and analytical, and I’m
sure that approach results in excellent hires for your firm.”
In other words, pay him a sincere compliment that he can believe because it’s
anchored in the behavior you’ve just seen.
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