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Interviewing - My experience with recruitment interviewing has shown me that it does not deserve its popularity. Discuss.
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Business Enterprise Year 1
OFB Assignment (Term 1)
"My experience with recruitment interviewing has shown me that it does not deserve its popularity."
Interviewing is a technique used by almost all firms in the process of recruitment selection. This process of recruitment involves other elements depending on the type of position, number of candidates for the job, and the difficulty of the position. In this report I will be pointing out the advantages and disadvantages of interviewing as a process of recruitment as well as drawing on my own experiences of interviewing.
For many years employers have seen the interview process as the most vital stage of recruitment selection. The industrial relation service carried out a survey showing that "80 per cent regarded the formal selection interview as the most important source of evidence in making the final decision." (Price, 1997) In past years experts have began to question the interview with the traditional interview given poor reviews (Cowling/Mailer, 1998). This enhances the view interviews do not deserve their popularity as a form of selection. The traditional method of interviewing has been dismissed by Cowling and Mailer they are quoted "information about candidates is often
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