Journal of Applied Psychology
Managing and Creating an Image in the Interview: The
Role of Interviewee Initial Impressions
Brian W. Swider, Murray R. Barrick, T. Brad Harris, and Adam C. Stoverink
Online First Publication, May 30, 2011. doi: 10.1037/a0024
"We want to change the competitive
landscape by being not just better than our
competitors, but by taking quality to a
whole new level.
Performance measures should aim at the longterm and should be forward-thinking initiative
The Nature of Selection and Assessment
What is selection?
Using scientific methodology to choose one alternative (job
candidate) over another.
Why is selection important?
Decreases the likelihood of hiring bad e
The Selection Interview
Among organizational decision-makers, interviews have been
found to be the assessment method most preferred by supervisors
and HR practitioners
Applicants perceive interviews as fair as compared to other
selection procedures and th
Standards of Selection
The Selection Process
Fisher, Schoenfeldt, & Shaw (2003)
The sine qua non of Selection
Methods must reach systematic standards of:
Without these, the process is USELESS!
Job analysis covers a host of activities all of which are directed at discovering,
understanding and describing what people do at work.
Its important as it forms the basis for the solution of nearly all HR problems
Forms the basis of