Why visual and vocal interview cues can affect interviewers' judgments and predict job performance.

  title={Why visual and vocal interview cues can affect interviewers' judgments and predict job performance.},
  author={Timothy DeGroot and Stephan J. Motowidlo},
  journal={Journal of Applied Psychology},
University of FloridaUsing videotaped interviews with 60 managers in utility companies, the authors found that acomposite of vocal interview cues (pitch, pitch variability, speech rate, pauses, and amplitudevariability) correlated with supervisory ratings of job performance (r = .18, p < .05). Usingvideotaped interviews with 110 managers in a news-publishing company, the authors foundthat the same composite of vocal cues correlated with performance ratings (r = .20, p < .05)and with… 

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