When looking at candidates, we keep in mind the results of a study recently quoted in the Harvard Business Review (March 2011): "One strikingly consistent finding: Once people reach the C-suite, technical and functional expertise matters less than leadership skills and a strong grasp of business fundamentals." We are constantly looking beyond the resume to the competencies that will predict leadership success.
IES uses competency-based interviewing when evaluating candidates. George Conway has been trained in competency-based interviewing. This proven interviewing technique has the power to increase the likelihood of hiring the right person through a consistent and fair process.