Skill 26: Conduct Interviews

The skill Conduct Interviews is defined as obtaining information from a person for direct and concise research.

Game Changers:

  • Write your questions and research your topics before the interview.
  • Listen to the interviewee during the meeting (you should only be talking 10% of the time).
  • Take notes both during and after the interview, but remember your “take usable notes” skill.

Useful Web Links

How to Conduct an Interview – 9 tips on conducting a great interview.

Conducting Interviews – The basics of conducting interviews for news stories.

How to Interview Someone – Quick tips on interviewing right.

Useful Video Links

How to Interview

Interviewing for Research Projects