The Relation of Candidate Personality With Selection‐Interview Outcomes
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Two studies examined the relation of personality on the interview process. Study 1 was designed to examine these behaviors and characteristics in a lab sctting. while Study 2 examined similar variables in a field setting. Study 1 demonstrated that Type A achievemetit strivings, extraversion, work locus of control. neuroticism. and trait anxiety were related to interview outcomes in simulated employment interviews. Study 2 examined the relation of personality characteristics to outcomes of actual interviews conducted by college recruiters. Type A achievement striving, work locus of control. and trait anxiety were found to be related to interviewer decision outcomes.
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Journal of Applied Social Psychology, v. 30, issue 4, p. 867-885
Scholar Commons Citation
Cook, Kevin W.; Vance, Carol A.; and Spector, Paul E., "The Relation of Candidate Personality With Selection‐Interview Outcomes" (2000). Psychology Faculty Publications. 669.