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Kroppsspråk vid en arbetsintervju : en explorativ studie

Larsen, Lovisa and Larsson, Åsa (2003)
Department of Psychology
Abstract
We have made an exploratory study on body language in a recruiting situation. Our material consists of a film, showing five persons during an employment interview, each of them having different non-verbal behaviour. Professional recruiters were asked to see the film and to freely give comments. These comments were later analysed using the phenomenological method Meaning Constitution Analysis (MCA). Our result shows that although recruiters experience to have limited information, they create an opinion about an applicant. Variables upon which recruiters make their decision must not always be aware. All recruiters participating in our study agreed that an applicant who gives a nervous and insecure impression have less chance of getting... (More)
We have made an exploratory study on body language in a recruiting situation. Our material consists of a film, showing five persons during an employment interview, each of them having different non-verbal behaviour. Professional recruiters were asked to see the film and to freely give comments. These comments were later analysed using the phenomenological method Meaning Constitution Analysis (MCA). Our result shows that although recruiters experience to have limited information, they create an opinion about an applicant. Variables upon which recruiters make their decision must not always be aware. All recruiters participating in our study agreed that an applicant who gives a nervous and insecure impression have less chance of getting approval. (Less)
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author
Larsen, Lovisa and Larsson, Åsa
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organization
year
type
M2 - Bachelor Degree
subject
keywords
Psychology, Psykologi
language
Swedish
id
1356276
date added to LUP
2004-11-08 00:00:00
date last changed
2004-11-08 00:00:00
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  abstract     = {We have made an exploratory study on body language in a recruiting situation. Our material consists of a film, showing five persons during an employment interview, each of them having different non-verbal behaviour. Professional recruiters were asked to see the film and to freely give comments. These comments were later analysed using the phenomenological method Meaning Constitution Analysis (MCA). Our result shows that although recruiters experience to have limited information, they create an opinion about an applicant. Variables upon which recruiters make their decision must not always be aware. All recruiters participating in our study agreed that an applicant who gives a nervous and insecure impression have less chance of getting approval.},
  author       = {Larsen, Lovisa and Larsson, Åsa},
  keyword      = {Psychology,Psykologi},
  language     = {swe},
  note         = {Student Paper},
  title        = {Kroppsspråk vid en arbetsintervju : en explorativ studie},
  year         = {2003},
}