Exploring the handshake in employment interviews.

@article{Stewart2008ExploringTH,
  title={Exploring the handshake in employment interviews.},
  author={Greg L. Stewart and Susan Dustin and Murray R. Barrick and Todd C. Darnold},
  journal={The Journal of applied psychology},
  year={2008},
  volume={93 5},
  pages={
          1139-46
        }
}
The authors examined how an applicant's handshake influences hiring recommendations formed during the employment interview. A sample of 98 undergraduate students provided personality measures and participated in mock interviews during which the students received ratings of employment suitability. Five trained raters independently evaluated the quality of the handshake for each participant. Quality of handshake was related to interviewer hiring recommendations. Path analysis supported the… Expand

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