Face to face oral, observational and
personal appraisal method.
Conversation between two people or
For finding the most suitable
candidate for the required job.
One of the most important part of
Consist of 10-20 minutes
Held may be in-person or over phone
or via video or Skype.
Called as negative process.
Last step of hiring process.
Usually it is more than a means of
getting information. It involves:
Giving information that will help the
applicant to make up his mind about the
Giving advice that may serve to
change the mental or emotional attitude
to the interviewee.
Provides the opportunity to meet one
another, exchange information and
come to tentative conclusion about
“hiring” one another.
An opportunity where you can
describe your experiences and skills
and can get an idea of what is
happening with the company.
A two way process.
Need for interview
To judge the overall personality of the
To know whether you are able to
perform the required job or not
To judge the skills and attributes which
are not mentioned in c.v.
Apart from your knowledge
your ability and capacity to do the job
To find out what motivates you, how
well you communicate
Your actual strengths and
Structured interview are preplanned.
Set of question are asked in a
standard way across all respondents.
Interviewee is only is supposed only to
answer the questions put by the interviewer.
Structured interviews is also called directed
or guided interview.
Interviewer does not ask direct and
Interviewer ask question as they come
It is also called as Non-Directed
Candidates are more relaxed and are
encouraged to express themselves
about different subject based on their
background, interest etc.
The interview, attempts to find how
applicants would respond to
aggressive, embarrassing, rude and
A stress interview allows interviewers
to see how well you work under
It is an interview of a number of
applicants in a group.
It is used where it is essential to know
how the candidate behave in group.
Group interview is usually designed to
uncover the leadership potential of
Panel means a selection committee
that is appointed for interviewing the
Panel may include three or five
Questions are asked to candidates
about different aspects and marks are
given to each candidate.
Final decision are taken by all
members collectively by rating the
Many organizations will conduct
interviews by telephone to narrow a
field of candidates.
Telephone interviews may also be
used as a preliminary interview for
candidates who live far away from the
When an employee leaves the
company, he is interviewed either by
his immediate superior or by the HRD
manager. This interview is called an
Exit interview is taken to find out why
the employee is leaving the company.
Exit interviews are taken to create a
good image of the company in the
minds of the employees who are
leaving the company.