Measuring job interview anxiety: Beyond weak knees and sweaty palms.

  title={Measuring job interview anxiety: Beyond weak knees and sweaty palms.},
  author={Julie M. McCarthy and Richard D. Goffin},
  journal={Personnel Psychology},
A multidimensional measure of interview anxiety, called the Measure of Anxiety in Selection Interviews (MASI), was developed using a student sample (N= 212) and tested using a sample of job applicants in a field setting (N= 276). The MASI goes beyond the measurement of “weak knees” and “sweaty palms” by providing an assessment of 5 interview anxiety dimensions: Communication, Appearance, Social, Performance, and Behavioral. The psychometric properties of the scales were strong and confirmatory… 

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