Title

The Relation of Candidate Personality With Selection‐Interview Outcomes

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-2000

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

https://doi.org/10.1111/j.1559-1816.2000.tb02828.x

Abstract

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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Yes

Citation / Publisher Attribution

Journal of Applied Social Psychology, v. 30, issue 4, p. 867-885

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