Category: Interviewing

Distracted Interviewing: The Case of Facial Scars (IO Psychology)

Topic: Interviewing, Fairness Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (MAR 2012) Article: Discrimination Against Facially Stigmatized Applicants in Interviews: An Eye-Tracking and Face-to-Face Investigation Authors: J.M. Madera, M.R. Hebl Reviewed By: Ben Sher It’s easy to imagine reasons why a job interviewer might be distracted: Workplace politics, trouble at home, unnecessarily

Follow the Yellow Brick Road: the Path to the Understanding Interview Constructs

Topic: Interviewing, Selection, Human Resources Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (March, 2011) Article: An Empirical Review of the Employment Interview Construct Literature Author: Allen I. Huffcutt Reviewed by: Jade L. Peters It can be very easy to assume a structured interview is the best technique when interviewing. It

Less Isn’t More: Structure in Employment Interviews

  Interviews remain one of the most common methods that organizations use to select new employees. Additionally, one of the most consistent recommendations in I/O psychology is that structuring interviews improves their ability to improve the selection process and make successful hires. Although the strength of structured interviews over unstructured

Help the Organization and…Help Yourself!!!

Topic: Citizenship Behavior, Interviewing, Selection
Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology (MAR 2011)
Article: Effects of organizational citizenship behaviors on selection decisions in employment interviews.
Authors: N. P. Podsakoff, S. W. Whiting, P. M. Podsakoff, & P. Mishra
Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada

Probing the Mind of an Interviewer

Topic: Assessment, Interviewing Publication: Journal of Occupational & Organizational Psychology Article: Fit perceptions in the employment interview: The role of similarity, liking, and expectations. Blogger: Benjamin Granger To better understand how interviewers make hiring decisions, Garcia, Posthuma, and Colella (2008) present a study published in a recent issue of the Journal

Interviewing: When to hold ’em…When to fold ’em

Topic: Assesment, Interviewing Publication: Human Performance (2008) Article: Transparency in structured interviews: consequences for construct and criterion-related validity Authors:  U. C. Klehe, C. J. König, G. M. Richter, M. Kleinmann, & K. G. Melchers Reviewed by: Benjamin Granger While holding your cards close to the vest may be key for your next game of