You’re safe as long as you keep your personal feelings to yourself and focus on presenting points the candidate can build on to improve their chances of being hired in the future. Should they work on their presentation skills? Should they try to bring relevant suggestions to the table during the hiring process? What can they incorporate into their skill set? You’ll be surprised by how thankful candidates will be for receiving such constructive feedback. Do you want an example? Watch minutes 0:58 to 2:15 of the video below and listen to a positive experience involving actionable feedback.
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