61) All of the following common interviewing mistakes EXCEPT:
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61) All of the following are common interviewing mistakes EXCEPT:
A) poor knowledge of job.
B) too little talking.
C) making snap judgments.
D) poor planning.
E) asking discriminatory questions.
62) Research findings claim that the interviewer makes up his/her mind about the candidate:
A) during the last few minutes of the interview.
B) before the interview even begins.
C) about half-way through the interview.
D) immediately after the interview.
E) within the first few minutes of the interview.
63) The halo effect related to selection is a:
A) positive initial impression that distorts an interviewer's rating.
B) positive impression made at the end of the interview that will distort an interviewer's rating.
C) negative initial impression that distorts an interviewer's rating.
D) negative impression made at the end of the interview that will distort an interviewer's rating.
E) None of the above.
64) A common interviewing mistake is to make the interview itself mostly a search for:
A) positive information.
B) negative information.
C) information about medical history.
D) personal information.
E) the ideal candidate.
65) Interviewers who don't know precisely what the job entails and what sort of candidate is best suited for it usually make their decisions based on:
A) candidate responses.
B) applicant screening.
C) incorrect stereotypes.
D) letters of reference.
E) employment test results.
66) Which error is of particular concern from a human rights law perspective?
A) influence of nonverbal behaviour
B) playing attorney
C) contrast (candidate-order) error
E) too little talking
67) Nonverbal behaviours often account for more than ________ percent of the applicant's rating.
68) Research has shown that those rated as more physically attractive than other candidates are also rated as:
A) equally suitable for employment.
B) more suitable for employment.
C) unsuitable for employment.
D) suitable for temporary employment.
E) less suitable for employment.
69) According to the 30/70 rule:
A) interviewees should remain silent 30 percent of the time.
B) interviewers should speak 30 percent of the time and interviewees should speak 70 percent of the time.
C) the interview should be structured to begin with 30 minutes of questions from the interviewer followed by 70 minutes of questions from the interviewee.
D) interviewers should speak 70 percent of the time and interviewees should speak 30 percent of the time.
E) interviewers should remain silent 30 percent of the time.
70) A hiring manager asks the following question in an interview "This position requires someone skilled in dispute resolution. This is skill you possess isn't it?" This is an example of the interviewing mistake known as:
A) snap judgments.
C) halo effect.
D) contrast error.
E) similar to me bias.