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    Interview Interview Presentation Transcript

    • Prepared By sudhirkr
    •  Widely used selection tool  Procedure to obtain information through oral inquiries  As a method for qualitative research  Standard part of journalism and media reporting
    •  To judge an applicant`s qualifications and characteristics  To give essential facts about the job and the company  To establish a rapport  To solve problems as when counseling  To get a real feel of the candidate
    •  Patterned/Highly organized/Standardised interviews  Non-directive/Free/Unstructured/Quite unorganized interviews  Depth/Action interviews  Situational/Problem-Type/leaderless group discussion interviews  Panel/Board interviews
    •  Behavioral interview  Job-related interview  Unstructured sequential interview  Structured sequential interview  Mass interview  Exit interview  Stress interviews
    • 1. Preparation of the Interview 2. The Physical Setting 3. Conduct of the Interview 4. Close of the Interview 5. Final evaluation of the Candidate
    •  Determination of specific objectives  Determination of the Method to be Used  Acquainting Oneself about the Applicant  Determining the Number of Interviewers
    •  The place of Interview  Proper arrangements for reception and seating  The climate of the interview  The time set for interviewers  The usual practice to interview candidates
    •  Establishing rapport  Getting complete and accurate information  Recording of impressions
    •  It is as important as beginning  Close of the interview may be indicated
    •  Evaluation of suitability.  Measure the candidate fairly and accurately.
    • Errors in Interview The Halo Effect Leniency Projection Stereotyping
    •  Know about the company and its business.  Dress well, wear clean, neat and ironed clothes.  Be patient in time, wait patiently for your turn.  Put your phone to silent mode.  Enter room after seeking permission.  Relax, smile and address the interviewers in the interview hall.  Let your body language show enthusiasm.  Take a seat after being told.  Carry a paper and a pencil.  Try to answer in simple and short sentences but be clear in your expressions. Continued..
    •  Think about the content and not on language.  If answer is not known, say politely-I don’t know.  When offered to ask questions you should ask.  End the interview gracefully, tell them thanks for interviewing you.
    •  Get puzzled or nervous.  Try to memorize any answer.  Argue with interviewers.  Be late.  Talk too much, loudly or unnecessarily.  Be too familiar.  Appear desperate.  Sit until you are asked to do so.  Pull or crack the chair.  Bend or lean your hands on the chair/table.  Cross or shake your legs.  Chat—Directly or by phone.  Style your hair or adjust clothes inside the hall.  Put your hands in the pocket. Continued…
    •  Put your things on the interviewer`s table.  Play with pen, paper-weight etc.
    •  Explain the purpose of the interview.  Create rapport  Ask questions exactly as written.  Listen/Determine relevant information.  Record answers in correct place.  Probe to increase accuracy/clarity and completeness.  Avoid unnecessary reinforcement : “Oh, that’s very good!”.  Never suggest an answer (otherwise called prompting).  Show interest, use words such as: “uhm-mm”, “I see”, “Yes”, tell the client that he has been heard.  Pause. (silence tells him that you are waiting to hear more) Continued…
    •  Repeat the reply. To stimulate client to say more, or recognize the inaccuracy.  Be very familiar with the survey questions and their flow to project a confident, self-assured manner.  Be sincere.  Be objective.  Be courteous.  Repeat the question. (to help the client if he did not understand the question)  Keep within the scope of the interview.  Establish the option to ask follow up questions.  Wrap up the interview and thank the interviewee for their time.
    •  Rush the respondent.  Patronize respondents.  Dominate the interview.  Prompt the respondent for specific answer.  Interview someone you know.  Falsify interview.  Improvise.  Clasp hand together.  Play with shirt buttons, collars, the file in your hand etc.  Forget the name of the interviewee.  Show off/rude.  Criticize.  Interrupt. Continued…
    •  Talk down to the interview.  Be impatient.  Use coarse language.
    •  Way to see an applicant in action.  Best way to get at the “will do” feature of a performance.  It gives a chance to personally size up the candidate.
    • Way to see an applicant in action. Best way to get at the “will do” feature of a performance. It gives a chance to personally size up the candidate.