Initial Evaluations in the Interview: Relationships with Subsequent Interviewer Evaluations and Employment Offers

@article{Barrick2010InitialEI,
  title={Initial Evaluations in the Interview: Relationships with Subsequent Interviewer Evaluations and Employment Offers},
  author={M. Barrick and Brian W. Swider and G. Stewart},
  journal={Texas A&M University Mays Business School Research Paper Series},
  year={2010}
}
  • M. Barrick, Brian W. Swider, G. Stewart
  • Published 2010
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Texas A&M University Mays Business School Research Paper Series
  • The authors of this study examine how evaluations made during an early stage of the structured interview (rapport building) influence end of interview scores, subsequent follow-up employment interviews, and actual internship job offers. Candidates making better initial impressions received more internship offers (r = .22) and higher interviewer ratings (r = .42). As predicted, initial evaluations of candidate competence extend beyond liking and similarity to influence subsequent interview… CONTINUE READING

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