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EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWING IN JORDAN A STUDY OF THE INTERVIEW PROCESS IN THE BUSINESS FIRMS

EMPLOYMENT INTERVIEWING IN JORDAN A STUDY OF THE INTERVIEW PROCESS IN THE BUSINESS FIRMS The purpose of this study is to investigate and analyze the interviewing practices of Jordanian interviewers in the private sector. One hundred and four interviewers responded to a questionnaire. The study reveals that the interview is the most widely used tool for employee selection, and the structuredpanel interview is the most common type used. Planning for the interview process is found to be broad in nature and lacks rigor and details. Positive verbal and nonverbal behavior of the interviewee is found to be the significant factor affecting the interviewer's selection decision followed by negative verbal and nonverbal behavior. Interviewer's values and attitudes, stereotypes, and interviewee selfconfidence and physical attractiveness are found also to be significant. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png International Journal of Commerce and Management Emerald Publishing

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © Emerald Group Publishing Limited
ISSN
1056-9219
DOI
10.1108/eb060299
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Abstract

The purpose of this study is to investigate and analyze the interviewing practices of Jordanian interviewers in the private sector. One hundred and four interviewers responded to a questionnaire. The study reveals that the interview is the most widely used tool for employee selection, and the structuredpanel interview is the most common type used. Planning for the interview process is found to be broad in nature and lacks rigor and details. Positive verbal and nonverbal behavior of the interviewee is found to be the significant factor affecting the interviewer's selection decision followed by negative verbal and nonverbal behavior. Interviewer's values and attitudes, stereotypes, and interviewee selfconfidence and physical attractiveness are found also to be significant.

Journal

International Journal of Commerce and ManagementEmerald Publishing

Published: Mar 1, 1991

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