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Investigative Interviewing | It's Not What You Ask, But How You Ask It

Learn effective strategies and tactics that can help you become a better workplace investigator. 

Most people learn to interview by trial and error or by watching others. Unfortunately, this method generally teaches bad habits.  

In this guide, you'll learn the seven key areas of investigative interviewing: 
  • Preliminary considerations 
  • Fine-tuning your approach
  • The interview process
  • Interviewing the reporter
  • Interviewing the subject 
  • Assessing credibility and detecting deception 
  • Writing the interview memo


 About the author

Meric Craig Bloch, Esq., CCEP, PCI, CFE, is the ethics and compliance officer for the North American divisions of a Fortune Global 500 company. He has personally conducted almost 400 workplace investigations ranging from traditional personnel matters to serious workplace misconduct to multi-million dollar fraud investigations. He holds Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees from New York University, is a Certified Fraud Examiner, a Professional Certified Investigator, a Certified Compliance and Ethics Professional and a licensed private investigator. 

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