Nonverbal Cues in the Employment Interview : Links Between Applicant Qualities and Interviewer Judgments

  title={Nonverbal Cues in the Employment Interview : Links Between Applicant Qualities and Interviewer Judgments},
  author={Robert D. Gifford and Cheuk Fan Ng and Margaret Wilkinson},
The role of nonverbal behavior in the employment interview inference process was investigated using a modified Brunswik lens model. Thirty-four job interviews for an actual research assistant position were conducted and videotaped. Job applicants' self-appraised motivation to work and social skill were assessed, and their nonverbal behaviors during the interview were scored. Eighteen judges with training and several years' experience in employment interviewing watched the videotaped interviews… CONTINUE READING
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