Professional interview (2016/2017)

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
Sem. IIA dal Feb 27, 2017 al Apr 22, 2017.

Lesson timetable

Sem. IIA
Day Time Type Place Note
Friday 3:10 PM - 4:50 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.3 from Mar 24, 2017  to Apr 22, 2017
Saturday 11:50 AM - 1:30 PM lesson Lecture Hall 1.1 from Mar 18, 2017  to Apr 22, 2017

Learning outcomes

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 processes 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 for personnel selection and HR development
- deal with structured interview, situational interview, behavioral interview

Syllabus

Wiersma, U. J. (2016). The four stages of the employment interview: Helping interviewers put two and two together. In Evidence-based HRM: a Global Forum for Empirical Scholarship, 4, 232-239.

Swider, B. W., Barrick, M. R., & Harris, T. B. (2016). Initial impressions: What they are, what they are not, and how they influence structured interview outcomes. Journal of Applied Psychology, 101, 625-638.

Levashina, L., Hartwell, C.J., Morgeson, F.P., & Campion, M.A. (2014). The structured employment interview: narrative and quantitative review of the research literature. Personnel Psychology, 67, 241–293.

Assessment methods and criteria

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.

STUDENT MODULE EVALUATION - 2016/2017