Investigation Interviews: A Best Practices Guide has Arrived

Investigation interviews may be time consuming and frustrating, but with careful preparation, these interviews serve as the greatest source of information an investigator can gather during a workplace investigation.

Posted by Joe Gerard in on December 1st, 2010

Investigation interviews may be time consuming and frustrating, but with careful preparation, these interviews serve as the greatest source of information an investigator can gather during a workplace investigation. High quality information gathered from investigation interviews makes it easier for investigators to draw conclusions and recommendations based on the entire investigation.

Asking the right questions, selecting the right environment for the interview and determining the credibility of interviewees all contribute to the success of any investigation. However, what are the right questions to ask? 

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Why shouldn’t an interview take place on work premises? How do I know if an interviewee’s statements can be trusted?

To answer these important questions, we have prepared the ultimate investigation interview kit. The guide covers 5 important topics in investigation interviews:

  • Investigation Interview Preparation
  • Investigation Interviews: Complainant Interviews
  • Investigation Interviews: Subject Interviews
  • Investigation Interviews: Witness Interviews
  • Determining Investigation Interview Credibility

Joe Gerard
Joe Gerard

CEO, i-Sight

Spend my days showing off the i-Sight investigative case management software and finding ways to help clients improve their investigations. Usually working with corporate security, HR & employee relations, compliance and legal teams.

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