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Interviewing across Cultures

Our workplace is increasingly globalized. This brings deep richness and variety to our teams, yet also presents unique challenges. Interviewing is one such difference to which we must attune ourselves. What are the continuities and discontinuities in interviewing a local professional versus someone from another country? There is an unfortunately dearth of resources on this topic. That is why it was delight to find this article by Choon-Hwa Lim, Richard Winter, and Christopher C. A. Chan from The Career Development Quarterly. They offer concrete strategies, such as the importance of establishing rapport and being aware of potential biases.