I occasionally have an interviewee who will seem to wander during the answering of a question and take a very long time to answer it. My tendency is to let people talk because it tells me more about them, but at times it really can slow things down and make the interview go longer than the time allotted, which is 1 hour. I do try to steer a bit with probing questions but have had limited success with that. Do you have particular strategies you use for moving people along somewhat gently so as to not rattle them even more than they may be? I want to find the right balance between getting everything I need from them and using the time effectively.
Thank you for your help!