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Interviewing for the Selection of Staff

1st Edition

By Edgar Anstey, Edith O. Mercer


122 pages

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This book, first published in 1956, is intended for those who interview people to assess their suitability for appointment or promotion to a particular position of employment. The authors discuss different methods of interviewing, how to create appropriate questions for the interview, and how to reach conclusions with the answers given. The authors also include a section which gives advice and guidance to a person who is about to be interviewed.

Table of Contents

Foreword; Author’s Preface; 1. Purpose of the Book 2. The Aim of the Selection Interview 3. The Plan of Attack 4. Preliminaries and Setting 5. Method during Interview 6. Note-taking, Interview Reports and Rating Scales 7. The Board Interview 8. Multiple Interviewing 9. How to Study Information Provided by the Interview 10. The Reaching of Conclusions 11. The Qualifications and Training of the Interviewer 12. Advice to a Person about to be Interviewed 13. Summary; Appendices; References; Additional Reading List; Index

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Human Resource Management

The 40 volumes in this set, originally published between 1918 and 1996, draw together research by leading academics in the area of human resource management and provides a rigorous examination of related key issues. The volumes examine interview techniques, staff appraisal, and workforce training and development. This set will be of particular interest to students of business studies and HRM.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Human Resources & Personnel Management
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Workplace Culture