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 Gifford and Cheuk F. Ng and Margaret Ann Wilkinson},
  journal={Journal of Applied Psychology},
The role of nonverbal behavior in the employment interview inference process was investigated using a modified Brunswik lens model. Thirty-four job interviews for a n 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… 

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