Bias Against Overweight Job Applicants in a Simulated Employment Interview
- Employment Interview on Trial: Linking Interview Structure With Litigation Outcomes. Williamson, Laura Gollub; Campion, James E.; Malos, Stanley B.; Roehling, Mark V.; Campion, Michael A. // Journal of Applied Psychology;Dec97, Vol. 82 Issue 6, p900
The authors linked interview structure and litigation outcomes conceptually and empirically. Using legal and psychological literatures, they established a conceptual link based on reduced opportunities for differential treatment through standardization, reduced potential for bias through...
- Stubborn Prejudice. Yagelo, Kathleen A. // Progressive;Aug86, Vol. 50 Issue 8, p8
Focuses on the prejudice against the obese in the U.S.
- Effective Interviews. Skinner, Merna // Executive Excellence;Nov2000, Vol. 17 Issue 11, p13
Provides guidelines for effective interviewing and evaluating employees in the United States. Impact of careful planning of interviewing strategies on cost and expenses of employee hiring; Importance of using language that describes interviewee culture and value; Set up expectations in order to...
- Be careful what you ask prospective employees. Parish, Linn // Journal of Business (10756124);04/19/2001, Vol. 16 Issue 9, pA15
Provides tips on conducting job interviews in the United States. Need to avoid personal questions; Approach to determine the punctuality of a job applicant; List of unlawful and lawful interview questions; Peculiarity of discrimination laws.
- ASK AN EXPERT. // CA Magazine;Jan/Feb2011, Vol. 144 Issue 1, p5
The article provides an answer to a question of how to handle the job applicant's mistake during job interviews.
- Before you interview: Hiring has taboos, too. Savides, Steven // Christian Science Monitor;4/16/2001, Vol. 93 Issue 98, p14
Focuses on discrimination in the job interview process.
- How to set up hiring guidelines. // Indianapolis Business Journal;2/7/94, Vol. 14 Issue 46, Magazine p44C
Provides pointers on setting up hiring guidelines. Conducting interviews with a checklist that covers the necessary topics; Interview of applicants with organized and error-free resumes; Assessment of soft skills; Questions pertaining to job performance; Making judgement calls; Checking...
- Walk a fine line when questioning job applicants. Fishman, Allen // Inside Tucson Business;10/26/98, Vol. 8 Issue 31, p26
Discusses tips on how to interview job applicants. Fine line that constitutes permissible and discrimination; Use of age specifications or limitations; Satisfaction of administrative conditions.
- Whatever You Do, Don't Salt Henry. Hellman, Paul // Management Review;Dec92, Vol. 81 Issue 12, p48
Provides tips for managers on the proper process of interviewing job applicants. Making the applicant comfortable; Avoidance of stress interviews; Creation of a relaxed and homey atmosphere in the office; Need for a good selection of questions.