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Purposes / Objectives of Employment Interview

Employment or selection interview is mainly conducted for selecting the best-suited candidates for the job. However, this interview is intended to attain the following purposes or objectives:

  • To determine whether the qualifications and personality of the job seeker fits well with the job and the organization.
  • To ascertain the enthusiasm, interests and communication skills of the candidate.
  • To understand the behavior-di aspects of the applicant.
  • To explain the range of responsibilities of the what.
  • To know about the attitudes, views and opinions of the candidates.
  • To provide with necessary information, data about the company.
  • To inform the company mission, goals, policies, practices and values.
  • To develop a sense of confidence and understanding in the mind of the candidate.
  • To create and maintain the reputation or goodwill of the company.