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The Employment Interview Handbook - Robert W. Eder

The Employment Interview Handbook

By: Robert W. Eder (Editor), Michael M. Harris (Editor)

Paperback Published: 1st June 1999
ISBN: 9780761906490
Number Of Pages: 432

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This completely rewritten edition of the bestselling The Employment Interview Handbook provides a comprehensive review of various streams of research into employment interviewing, including: the validity and fairness of interview outcomes; assessment of person-organization it'; factors affecting the interviewer's decision-making process; and applicant perspectives on the process of interviewing, including impression management.

The book concludes with a summary of the volume's implications for theory building, research methods and effective practice.

Interview Outcomes: Validity, Fairness And Applicant Reactions And Attraction
Validity Evidence
Unfair Discrimination Issues
Applicant Reactions
Enhancing Organizational Reputation to Attract Applicants
Constructs Assessed
Expanded Notions of 'Fit'
Assessing Personality
Establishing Person-Organization Fit
Toward More Structured Interviews
What Is Being Measured?
The Situational Interview
Asking About Past Behavior Versus Hypothetical Behavior
The Interviewer's Decision Making Process
Contextual Effects
Behavioral Confirmation of Interviewer Expectations
How Indirect Unfavorable Information is Evaluated
Are Some Interviewers Better Than Others?
Interviewer Experience and Expertise Effects
Using Technology
The Group Support System
Interviewer Applicant Dynamics
Communication and Interaction Processes
Impression Management Tactics
Interviewing Training for Both Applicant and Interviewer
Commentary On Theory, Research And Practice
The Current and Future Status of Research on the Employment Interview
The State of Employment Interview Practice
Commentary and Extension
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ISBN: 9780761906490
ISBN-10: 0761906495
Audience: Professional
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 432
Published: 1st June 1999
Publisher: SAGE Publications Inc
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 25.4 x 17.7  x 2.54
Weight (kg): 0.77
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised