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...
- 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.
- 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.
- What Do Recruiters Want? // BizEd;Nov/Dec2002, Vol. 2 Issue 1, p9
Identifies the characteristics corporate recruiters focus on most closely when interviewing business school graduates for jobs. Interpersonal sills; Ability to work well with other team members.
- These questions will improve your hiring. Chase, Landy // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);05/28/2001, Vol. 21 Issue 49
Discusses tips on asking questions during a job interview. Examination of the answers of the interviewee.
- It's not your grandfather's hiring interview. // Journal of Business (10756124);8/21/2003, Vol. 18 Issue 17, pA20
Explores the trends in job interviewing. Selection criteria adopted by employers; Reduction in the number of interviewers; Change in the content of the interview; Use of web-based technologies to train prospective interviewers.