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Laura M. Graves & Ronald J. Karren

In: The Employment Interview Handbook

Chapter 14: Are Some Interviewers Better than others?

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Are Some Interviewers Better than others?
Are some interviewers better than others?
Laura M.Graves
Ronald J.Karren

A growing body of evidence indicates that there are individual differences in employment interviewers' decision processes. For instance, several recent studies have revealed differences in information utilization and validity across interviewers (e.g., Dipboye, Gaugler, & Hayes, 1990; Dougherty, Ebert, & Callender, 1986; Kinicki, Lockwood, Horn, & Griffeth, 1990). Further, individual differences appear to account for a substantial portion of the variance in interviewers' hiring decisions and ratings of applicants (Conard, 1988; Graves & Powell, 1996). In one recent study, individual differences explained 28% of the variance in interviewers' hiring decisions and 20% to 34% of the variance across eight rating dimensions (Conard, 1988).

Individual differences in interviewers' decision processes have potentially serious consequences ...

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