Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: http://hdl.handle.net/10419/233748
Authors: 
Schudlik, Kevin
Reinhard, Marc‐André
Müller, Patrick
Year of Publication: 
2020
Citation: 
[Journal:] International Journal of Selection and Assessment [ISSN:] 1468-2389 [Volume:] 29 [Issue:] 1 [Pages:] 29-54
Abstract: 
Multiple frameworks and models postulate an effect of job interview preparation on faking. Two studies were conducted to examine if applicants’ interview preparation is correlated with higher faking. Besides analyzing the general extent of preparation, we also distinguished between different preparation categories. In Study 1 (N = 237), a presented preparation video led to higher intentions on image protection but did not increase overall faking intentions. Study 2 (N = 206) focused on past preparation and impression management (IM). The total time spent on preparation was positively correlated with faking. Applicants’ preparation via online videos and professional interview preparation was correlated with higher deceptive and honest IM. Preparation via online videos was additionally correlated with a higher perceived interview difficulty.
Subjects: 
faking
impression management
interview preparation
job interview
online videos
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Creative Commons License: 
http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
Document Type: 
Article
Document Version: 
Published Version

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