Professional interview (2014/2015)

Course code
4S01778
Name of lecturer
Riccardo Sartori
Coordinator
Riccardo Sartori
Number of ECTS credits allocated
3
Academic sector
M-PSI/06 - WORK AND ORGANIZATIONAL PSYCHOLOGY
Language of instruction
Italian
Period
Semestrino IIA dal Feb 23, 2015 al Apr 18, 2015.

Lesson timetable

Learning outcomes

Through lessons, group discussions and simulations, the curse intends to let participants learn the characteristics and the ways an employment interview can be carried out.

Syllabus

The course aims at providing the fundamental concepts about personnel selection and assessment.

In particular, the course will:
 outline the characteristics of the selection and assessment process based on a psychological approach;
 deal with Job Analysis
 underline the concepts of validity and reliabiity of psychological testing
 define the interview as a method of selection
deal with structured interview, situational interview, behavioral interview

Assessment methods and criteria

REFERENCES:

Three articles, to be downloaded at: http://universe.univr.it

 Latham, G.P., Saari L.M, Pursell E.D. & Campion M.A. (1980). The situational interview. Journal of Applied Psychology, 65, 422-427
 Macan, T. (2009). The employment interview: A review of current studies and directions for future research. Human Resource Management Review, 19, 203–218.
 Huffcutt, A.I., Van Iddekinge, C.H. & Roth, P.L. (2011). Understanding applicant behavior in employment interviews: A theoretical model of interviewee performance. Human Resource Management Review, 21, 353-367.



Written test with closed questions with alternatives from which only one is to be choosen. The one chosen must be motivated by writing an explanation.