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Types of interview

Types of interview

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Types of interview

  1. 1. Presenters: Rehman Aziz Course Instructor: Abdul Mujeeb Farooqui
  2. 2. Employment Interview An interview to determine whether the applicant is suitable for the position of employment
  3. 3. Exploratory Interviews  Especial type of interviews.  In exploratory interviews: The initiative is taken by the applicant rather than the employer
  4. 4. Peer Interviews  In peer interviews: The interview of an applicant is taken by the existing employees of the organization rather than the HR officials
  5. 5. Pros and Cons of Peer Interviews  Advantages:  Applicants are able to learn about the organization  Boosts the morale of the employees  Helps the applicant to establish good relations with others  Disadvantages:  Personal agendas of the employees  Los of workers’ time
  6. 6. Departmental Interviews A type group (panel or peer) interview in which the applicant is placed is sent to meet department and company co- workers
  7. 7. Stress Interviews  Normally used for the positions in which: The applicant will be facing stress on the job  Interviewer tries to stress the applicant by:  Asking four or five questions in a row  Asking the illogical questions  Acting rude or sarcastic  Disagreeing with the applicant
  8. 8. Depth Interviews  Also known as the in depth interviews  The purpose is: To examine that how good the applicant is in a particular field of interest
  9. 9. Behavioral Interviews  It assumes that: The past performance is the best indicator of the future behavior  Therefore the interviewer ask about the: Failure and how you overcame
  10. 10. Interviewing Less Than Ideal Candidates Sometimes recruiters are unable to find the ideal candidate for a position, therefore they have to settle with less than ideal candidate.
  11. 11. Contd…  If it is a critical to perform a job:  Recruiter must evaluate how critical it is to perform the job  Moreover recruiter must evaluate:  If the deficiency can be removed from training  If the organization have resources to provide training  If the organization can wait until the candidate is trained  Will the candidate be able to be trained
  12. 12. The Undesirable Interviews
  13. 13. Meandering Interviews  These are the undesirable interviews.  In this type of interview: The interviewer loss control, relies on the applicant and allows the candidate to guide the interview  These type of interviews shows that the interviewer is:  Inexperienced  Incompetent

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