Mini interviews help with recruitment (Guest Commentary)

Pilot project at Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital leads to reduced interview times, greater efficiencies and satisfaction
By Lydia Hanson
|Canadian HR Reporter|Last Updated: 02/06/2015

Recruiting for fit can be a challenge in the health-care field when it comes to assessing interpersonal skills while keeping the costs and time requirements of recruitment low. But Holland Bloorview Kids Rehabilitation Hospital has piloted a recruitment process that has led to dramatically improved efficiencies in the hiring process, better fit for hire and increased employee satisfaction. 

The Toronto-based hospital has made use of the Interview Simulation Cycle (ISC) to hire 10 seasonal employees for its on-site summer arts program for kids with and without disabilities.