KEY FEATURES: A focus on job analysis underscores the critical importance of job analysis to the entire recruitment and selection process. ‘How-to’ Tools and Forms present real-world samples of HR forms and descriptions for designing and developing various HR systems. Legal and Ethical Implications integrated throughout the text reinforce the importance of making compliant legal and ethical hiring decisions. “Spotlight On…” features show how real-world companies like Groupon, Whole Foods, and Facebook are attracting and choosing the best job candidates.

Selection and Interview Strategy

Chapter Seven Selection and interview strategy

One of the most common and relied-on methods for the assessment of job candidates is the interview. Interviews can enable human resources (HR) professionals, recruiters, hiring managers, and consultants involved in employment selection decisions to uncover a breadth and depth of information about job candidates that other assessment methods cannot always provide. But interviews often induce anxiety in the candidates, resulting in nervousness before and during an interview session. Some of this anxiety is due to the pressure candidates put on themselves to make a favorable first impression, which is fairly normal and happens to most people. However, some of this anxiety stems from negative past interview experiences and the fear of not knowing what ...

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