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  • 1. Communication inemployment Interview
  • 2.
    • Fairness of impression management in employment interviews
    • 3. Implicit sources of bias in
    employment interview
    judgments and decisions
  • 4.
    • Focus on the use of Impression Management (IM)Impression management (IM) refers to individuals’ attempts at determining the impression others form of them regarding their behavior, motivation, morality and other characteristic
    • 5. Interviewee and interviewer IM style
    may have an impact on interview outcome,
    • Raise concern on the possible
    effect of IM on Validity and fairness
    of selection decision.
  • 6. Hypotheses
    • H1-interviewee perception of interviewers’ IM use as being fair
    will contribute to the prediction of perception of interviewees’ IM use
    as being fair too
    • H2-interview perceptions of greater IM attempts by the organization
    in the ad of an employment vacancy will contribute to the prediction of
    greater perceived fairness of IM use by applicants.
    • H3- Individuals’ experience of interview will contribute
    • 7. to the prediction of perception of interviewee IM use as being fair
  • Hypotheses
    • H4- Gender will contribute to the prediction of how fair interviewee
    IM use in interviews is viewed to be interviewees.
    • H5- The country in which individuals are living will contribute
    to the prediction of their perceptions of the
    fairness of interviewee IM use in the interview
    • H6: High interviewee Machiavellianism will
    contribute to the prediction of interviewee IM use as being fairer.
  • 8. Method
    Sample A- Participants = 163, UK students= 81 and Portugal students= 82
    Sample B- effectiveness of the organizational IM manipulation was checked using Sample A’s Portuguese. In UK using an independent convenience sample N=74
    Measures1.IM Fairness itemsFor interviewer fairness items:“At job interviews, interviewers may behave in certain ways in order to create
    a good impression of themselves and their organization, therefore
    how fair is it for interviewers to do each of the things listed below to create
    a good impression?” (1= always fair; 5= never fair)
  • 9. For interviewee: “In order to make a good impression at the interview
    (for job mention in IM and no IM ad), you may behave in particular ways.
    How fair would it be for you to do each of the things listed below?”
    (1= totally fair; 5=totally unfair)
    2.Machiavellianism:using the scale the scale’s items are worded positively and negatively
    (from +3= strongly agree to -3= strongly disagree)
    3.Organizational IM:using two Ad “when writing this ad,
    how hard do you think the organization was trying to make good impression
    on potential candidate?” (1= very hard, 5=not hard at all)
  • 10. Procedure
    The Portuguese translation of the questionnaire was
    checked through. The participants was presented with
    1. The interview IM fairness items
    2. Job advertisement and interviewee IM fairness item
    3. Machiavellianism scale
    RESULT
    No IM ad M=2.28IM ad M=1.78
    Interviewer IM fairness= .798
    Interviewee IM fairness= .868
    Machiavellianism= .66
  • 11. Hypotheses Testing !
    • H1-interviewee perception of interviewers’ IM use as being fair
    will contribute to the prediction of perception of interviewees’ IM use
    as being fair too
    Supported
    • H2-interview perceptions of greater IM attempts by the organization
    in the ad of an employment vacancy will contribute to the prediction of
    greater perceived fairness of IM use by applicants.
    Supported
    x
    • H3- Individuals’ experience of interview will contribute
    • 12. to the prediction of perception of interviewee IM use as being fair
  • Hypotheses
    • H4- Gender will contribute to the prediction of how fair interviewee
    IM use in interviews is viewed to be interviewees.
    x
    • H5- The country in which individuals are living will contribute
    to the prediction of their perceptions of the
    fairness of interviewee IM use in the interview
    Supported
    • H6: High interviewee Machiavellianism will
    contribute to the prediction of interviewee IM use as being fairer.
    Supported
  • 13. Relevance
    Of this Research
  • 14. Relevance
    Of this Research
    • recruiting and screening toolappropriateness of content
    • 15. Information-Gathering Tool
    interviewees form an opinion about the
    company based on the questions behavior
    • tool for socialization
    . The effectiveness and fairness depends
    on what information is communicated
  • 16. Implicit sources of bias in employment interview judgments and decisions
  • 17.
  • 18. H2- type
    H1-typee
    Hypotheses
  • 19.
  • 20. Type here
  • 21.
  • 22.
  • 23. Relevance
    Of this
    Research
  • 24.
  • 25. Future Trend