Reviews on the Job Interview Approaches in Malaysia Context
The job interview has become a popular topic for research among scholars and is a common format employed by any stake holders, recruitment agencies, companies and institutions. It is also called an assessment to select a suitable candidate for hiring. A common instrument used for the job interview is standard interview questions or semi-structured interview questions internally or locally with the set of common objective. There were several studies conducted by scholars on employment interviews. It was found that three common areas of interest are explored in this paper: (1) comprehending what standardised interviews envisage, (2) investigating how interview concepts can be evaluated, and (3) categorise the candidate and interview components that may impact the interview procedure. It was further found that there are also three equally important factors that require moderate research focus to be incorporated: (1) constructing a general standard and value for the interview format or standard interview questions for fresh graduates and behavioural interview questions for senior positions, (2) focus on the best attributes or personal traits, and (3) reliable explanations, classification and quantification of candidate characteristics and employability skills. It is hope that these approaches can be utilized and contributes in the field of job interviews, especially in Malaysia context which prepare the young generations.
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