Wednesday, April 18, 2012
What are the guidelines or checklist for interviewer?Hello dear friends here you will get what factors should be considered by the interviewer before taking interviews? What preparation should be taken by the interviewer before taking interview? What are the guidelines or checklist for interviewer?
The important guidelines for the interviewer for a successful interview are as follows:
1. Plan the interview:
Interview is a systematic method of data collection, thus to be successful it should be well planed and organized. The interviewer should make a list of questions before conducting the interview.
2. Friendly opening:
To ensure positive feedback from the respondent the interviewer should try to establish rapport with the interviewee.
3. Explanation of objective:
The objective (s) of interview should be made clear to the interviewee at the very beginning of the interview.
4. Encourage the interviewee to talk freely:
The interviewer should encourage the respondent to talk freely and fearlessly. Because the interviewer talks freely.
5. Assuring about the secrecy:
If necessary the interviewer must assure the interviewee that the secrecy of his/her response will be maintained.
6. Guide the interview:
Sometimes interviewee may become reluctant to response; in that case the interviewer should guide the interview to fulfill the objectives.
7. Careful listening:
The interviewer must be a good listener to record key points. Prof. Keith Davis rightly mentioned. “Listening requires two ears, one for meaning and one for feeling.” Thus to explore the actual meaning interviewer should be careful about listening.
8. Avoid ‘touchy’ matters:
The interviewer should avoid ‘touchy’ matters to ensure co-operation from the interviewee.
9. Cordial closing:
Interviewer should close the interview on a cordial and friendly note.