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Description - The Evaluation Interview by Richard A. Fear

When first published over 30 years ago, The Evaluation Interview gained immediate recognition as one of the best books on the subject of interviewing. Since then it has become widely acknowledged as the essential reference for hiring managers and personnel interviewers. The American Society for Personnel Administration named the second edition the "outstanding human resource management book" of 1978. The book features practical techniques on how to get an interviewee to loosen up and feel at ease; assess an applicant's work history, education, social adjustment, and motivation; probe deeply for clues to behavior; get candid answers to interview questions from job candidates who may have something to hide; stay in control of the interview. This fifth edition of The Evaluation Interview contains approximately 30 percent new material with substantial new chapters addressing: behavioral interviewing tactics that leave no wiggle room; legal issues: questions you cannot ask; evaluating technical ability in an interview; evaluating candidates for overall "fit" with the organization's needs and culture; the 10 most common mistakes interviewers make.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780071377911
ISBN-10: 0071377913
Format: Hardback
(234mm x 158mm x 3mm)
Pages: 300
Imprint: McGraw-Hill Professional
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education - Europe
Publish Date: 22-May-2002
Country of Publication: United States

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Author Biography - Richard A. Fear

Richard Fear is a leading expert in the field of interviewing. A licensed industrial psychologist, past vice president of The Psychological Corporation, and faculty member emeritus of Columbia University, Fear has trained thousands of interviewers in the U.S. and abroad. Robert Chiron, Ph.D., is president of Chiron Group--a consulting firm specializing in creating alignment and unleashing potential in organizations--whose clients range from small businesses to Fortune 100 corporations. He formerly taught at the University of Iowa and Columbia University.