This 5-Point Scale will Help Your Team Hire Better & Avoid Bias

This five point scale helps you know if you have a hire, a no-hire, or (critically) if you need to go back for more.

There are many ways to rate candidates in your interview process. However, as part of a standardized interview feedback framework, I find the five point scale to work the best in helping you understand what to do with your candidates.

Count them as stars, checkboxes, points or whatever you like. The point is, I strongly encourage FIVE options for reviewers to rate a candidate. More than this leads to ambiguity. Less than this creates false positives and negatives (I will explain below)

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