Comparing Structured Interview Question Types: Construct Validity and Applicant Reactions

  title={Comparing Structured Interview Question Types: Construct Validity and Applicant Reactions},
  author={James M. Conway and Gina M. Peneno},
  journal={Journal of Business and Psychology},
Construct validity and applicant reactions were investigated for situational (SI), patterned behavior description (PBDI), and general interview questions. General questions were relatively independent of other types, and appeared to reflect (to some extent) personality. SI and PBDI questions were highly correlated but PBDI questions were more reflective of experience while SI questions were more reflective of basic job knowledge. Applicants had more favorable affective reactions to general than… 
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