When you interview a potential new employee, do you remember the non-disclosure confidentiality agreement?
Non-disclosure confidentiality agreements also apply in situations where you see yourself in the position of having to interview a potential new employee.
In these cases, the need for a confidentiality agreement depends on two issues. If the interview does not address any issue of secrecy that you want to see protected, it would be inappropriate, even for mere precaution, to ask the respondent candidate to sign any non-disclosure confidentiality agreement prior to starting collaboration.
However, if the issue does concern the secret, then in that case you will have to propose that the respondent candidate may only undergo the interview if he or she agrees to sign a non-disclosure confidentiality agreement, otherwise your secret is completely unprotected in the event that the respondent does not become a future employee.
To learn more about non-disclosure agreements, refer to more frequently asked questions about non-disclosure agreements.