The Structured Interview: Reducing Biases Toward Job Applicants with Physical Disabilities

  title={The Structured Interview: Reducing Biases Toward Job Applicants with Physical Disabilities},
  author={Ellyn G. Brecher and Jennifer DeNicolis Bragger and Eugene J. Kutcher},
  journal={Employee Responsibilities and Rights Journal},
Research shows that the traditional job interview is a poor indication of a candidate's potential. However, when employers structure the interview process, they are more effective at predicting success, forming consistent evaluations, and reducing discrimination. The current study tested whether the structured interview also serves to reduce biases involved in interviewing applicants who have a physical disability. In the non-structured interview, results showed that there was a leniency bias… 
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