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Structured interviews

Structured interviews

Updated on:
August 22, 2022


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What are Structured interviews?

A structured interview is an interview in which the researcher asks a set of questions that are predetermined and related to the research subject, This type of interview is also known as a standardized interview and its purpose is to collect data about the research variables using the same set of questions.

Structured interviews can be administered in a variety of different ways, Some common ways to conduct a structured interview are through a structured questionnaire, an unstructured interview, a one-on-one interview, or a focus group.

Why are structured interviews necessary?

They provide a consistent way to evaluate job candidates, and they help ensure that all candidates are treated fairly, Structured interviews also help to ensure that the questions you ask are relevant to the job and that you get the information you need to make a well-informed hiring decision.