Job interview

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A job interview is an interview consisting of a conversation between a job applicant and a representative of an employer which is conducted to assess whether the applicant should be hired.wikipedia
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Interview

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A job interview is an interview consisting of a conversation between a job applicant and a representative of an employer which is conducted to assess whether the applicant should be hired.
Employment. Interviews in an employment context are typically called job interviews which describe a formal consultation for the purpose of evaluating the qualifications of the interviewee for a specific position.

SOARA

Examples include the STAR and SOARA techniques.
The SOARA (situation, objective, action, results, aftermath) is a job interview technique originally developed by Hagymas Laszlo – Professor of Language at the University of Munchen and Dr. Alexander Botos – Chief Curator at the National Institute of Economic and Social Research.

Employment

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A job interview is an interview consisting of a conversation between a job applicant and a representative of an employer which is conducted to assess whether the applicant should be hired.
Employer and potential employee commonly take the additional step of getting to know each other through the process of job interview.

Informal wear

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Interviewees are generally dressed properly in business attire for the interview, so as to look professional in the eyes of the interviewer.
However, when on a job interview or attending business meetings, many men who do not otherwise wear suits will dutifully wear them as a mark of respect and formality.

Unstructured interview

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Interviews vary in the extent to which the questions are structured, from a totally unstructured and free-wheeling conversation, to a structured interview in which an applicant is asked a predetermined list of questions in a specified order; structured interviews are usually more accurate predictors of which applicants will make suitable employees, according to research studies.

Structured interview

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Interviews vary in the extent to which the questions are structured, from a totally unstructured and free-wheeling conversation, to a structured interview in which an applicant is asked a predetermined list of questions in a specified order; structured interviews are usually more accurate predictors of which applicants will make suitable employees, according to research studies.

Recruitment

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A job interview typically precedes the hiring decision.

Résumé

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The interview is usually preceded by the evaluation of submitted résumés from interested candidates, possibly by examining job applications or reading many resumes.

Organizational culture

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An interview also allows the candidate to assess the corporate culture and demands of the job.

Skype

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Since 2003, interviews have been held through video conferencing software, such as Skype.

Job performance

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These factors are typically not relevant to whether the individual can do the job (that is, not related to job performance), thus, their influence on interview ratings should be minimized or excluded.

Social influence

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Social skills: Applicants' ability to adapt his/her behavior according to the demands of the situation to positively influence the interviewer

Person–environment fit

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Person-environment fit is often measured by organizations when hiring new employees.

Job analysis

(KSAOs)
An applicant's knowledge, skills, abilities, and other attributes [[Job analysis#Knowledge.2C skills.2C abilities and other characteristics .28KSAOs.29|(KSAOs)]] are the most commonly measured variables when interviewers assess Person-job fit.

List of emerging technologies

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Nowadays with recent technological advancements, we must be aware that interviewers have an even larger amount of information available on some candidates.

Behaviorally anchored rating scales

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Use anchored rating scales (for an example, see BARS)

Brain teaser

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The puzzle interview was popularized by Microsoft in the 1990s, and is now used in other organizations. The most common types of questions either ask the applicant to solve puzzles or brain teasers (e.g., "Why are manhole covers round?") or to solve unusual problems (e.g., "How would you weigh an airplane without a scale?").

Apples and oranges

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The benefits of the panel approach to interviewing include: time savings over serial interviewing, more focused interviews as there is often less time spend building rapport with small talk, and "apples to apples" comparison because each stake holder/interviewer/panelist gets to hear the answers to the same questions.

Occupational stress

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This technique was also used in research protocols studying stress and type A (coronary-prone) behavior because it would evoke hostility and even changes in blood pressure and heart rate in study subjects.

Blood pressure

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This technique was also used in research protocols studying stress and type A (coronary-prone) behavior because it would evoke hostility and even changes in blood pressure and heart rate in study subjects.

Presentation

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Candidates may also be asked to deliver a presentation as part of the selection process.

Telephone interview

Advancements in technology along with increased usage has led to interviews becoming more common through a telephone interview and through videoconferencing than face-to-face.

Videotelephony

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Advancements in technology along with increased usage has led to interviews becoming more common through a telephone interview and through videoconferencing than face-to-face.

Media richness theory

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Media richness theory states that more detailed forms of communication will be able to better convey complex information.