The Truth About Effective Job Candidate Interviewing

The Truth About Effective Job Candidate Interviewing

by Stephen P. Robbins
     
 

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Managing People (9780132346030) by Stephen P. Robbins. Available in print and digital formats.

Why your applicants' personality traits won't tell you how they'll perform-and what they will tell you.

What are you looking for in your job applicants? If you're like many managers, you'll answer

Overview

This Element is an excerpt from The Truth About Managing People (9780132346030) by Stephen P. Robbins. Available in print and digital formats.

Why your applicants' personality traits won't tell you how they'll perform-and what they will tell you.

What are you looking for in your job applicants? If you're like many managers, you'll answer with terms such as hardworking, persistent, confident, and dependable. After all, how can you go wrong trying to hire people with traits such as these? Well, you can! The problem is that traits aren't necessarily good predictors of future job performance.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780132180016
Publisher:
Pearson Education
Publication date:
06/14/2010
Series:
FTPress Executive Briefs
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
8
File size:
240 KB

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Meet the Author

Stephen P. Robbins is the world's #1 best-selling textbook author in the areas of management and organizational behavior. His books have sold more than two million copies, are currently used by students at more than 1,000 U.S. colleges and universities, and are widely read worldwide. His Organizational Behavior, Ninth Edition (Prentice Hall) is the market leader throughout Canada, Mexico, Central America, South America, Australia, Hong Kong, Singapore, Taiwan, South Korea, India, China, and Scandinavia. He is author of Managing Today and coauthor of both Management, Fifth Edition and Fundamentals of Management. Robbins holds a Ph.D. from the University of Arizona and has served in management roles for Shell and Reynolds Metals.

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