The Evaluation Interview : How to Probe Deeply, Get Candid Answers, and Predict the Performance of Job Candidates

The Evaluation Interview : How to Probe Deeply, Get Candid Answers, and Predict the Performance of Job Candidates

by Richard A. Fear, Robert J. Chiron

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071377911
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 05/22/2002
Edition description: REV
Pages: 300
Sales rank: 581,632
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.20(h) x 0.10(d)

About the Author

Richard Fear is a leading expert in the field of interviewing. A licensed industrial psychologist, past vice president of The Psychological

Corporation

and faculty member emeritus of Columbia University, Fear has trained thousands of interviewers in the U.S. and abroad.


Robert Chiron, Ph.D., is president of Chiron Group a consulting firm specializing in creating alignment and unleashing potential in organizations whose clients range from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. He formerly taught at the University of Iowa and Columbia University.


Table of Contents

Part I: The Evaluation Interview in Context.
Sustaining the Competitive Edge.
Job Description and Behavior Specifications.
Preliminary Selection Steps.
Part II: Developing Relevant Information.
Inherent Character of the Evaluation Interview.
Developing Rapport and Helping the Applicant to Talk Spontaneously.
Probing More Deeply for Clues to Behavior.
Techniques of Control.
Part III: Interpreting Information Developed.
Interpretation, an Introduction.
Interpreting Work History.
Interpreting Education and Present Social Adjustment.
Mental Ability, Motivation, and Maturity—A First Consideration.
Terminating the Interview and Writing the Interview Report.
Part IV: Additional Applications of Interview Techniques.
The Campus Interview.
Visioning.
Team Building.
Feedback.
Appendices: I: Interview Guide.
II: Interview Rating Form.
III: Illustrative Reports of Interview Findings.

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