The Peculiarities of the Interview as a Method of Professional Selecting of Staff in Market Conditions Cover Image

Особливості проведення співбесіди як методу професійного відбору персоналу в ринкових умовах
The Peculiarities of the Interview as a Method of Professional Selecting of Staff in Market Conditions

Author(s): Andriy Kalinin
Subject(s): Social Sciences, Economy, Business Economy / Management, Micro-Economics, Sociology, Human Resources in Economy, Socio-Economic Research
Published by: Кіровоградський національний технічний університет
Keywords: Personnel; interview; interviewer; candidate; questions

Summary/Abstract: The objective of this publication is to explore the theoretical and methodological bases and features of the interview in a highly competitive job market. The interview’s essence, purpose and types were regarded in this article. The interview’s importance and its methods during the selection of professional personnel were considered. The main stages of the interview’s technology was highlighted and characterized in this research. The methods of the interview classification were considered and improved by author. The professional and personal qualities of a candidates were determined with a help of the interview. The candidate’s relevance and interest in a particular job were evaluated. The candidate’s potential and her/his willingness to further professional growth have became more clear in the enterprise. The strengths and weaknesses of a particular candidate with other candidates for the job position were correlated. The accuracy of information provided by a candidate for a job was checked. It was recommended to apply a combination of the interview with other methods of professional selection to improve the objectivity of the information from a candidate. We proposed to achieve the improving reliability of the interview as a selection method through prepared beforehand open, probing, hypothetical and other questions, preparation of written records systems and formal procedures for conducting interviews, interviewer’s systematic training and continuous development in respect with technologies of professional selection. Generally, we paided special attention on the interviewing process, that should be used in a combination with other methods of selecting professional staff. The interview as a method of selecting professional staff should be based on objective criteria that apply to the applicant carefully and fairly. It was found that the correct use of the interview’s technology and other professional personnel selection methods could help to avoid the financial costs and wastage of time in the process of formation and development personnel potential of the company.