Three methods of interview> Individual interview>Technical conferences>Group analysis data
Steps in interviewing method>Preparation for the interview.>opening the interview.>Obtaining information.> Verification of information.
Preparation for the interview>- Thequestionnaire ,the task inventory or othermaterials such as draft of task lists shouldbe given to the interviewees in advance.
Obtaining information >- The job analystwhile collecting data should focus hisattention on the contents of the job and notthe personality of the job
Verification of information>-Itshould represent a sample ofgood ,poor and average doers.
ADVANTAGES>-The information obtained is morereliable.
Disadvantages.>- It is time consuming.>-professional and managerial jobsare more complicated to analyse andalso involves longer interviews.
CHECK LISTSimilar to the questionnaire , but are subjectivein nature.>- Includes only yes or no questions.>-can maintainas100 activities and job holders tick only thosethat are included in their jobs.
ADVANTAGESUses in large organisations thathave a large number of peopleassigned to one particular job.
DISADVANTAGESIT is costly.Not suitable for small organisations.