In the research study concerning the evaluation of interviewers’ decisions related to applicant handicap type, the raters were 70 undergraduate students, and the same male actors, both job applicant and interviewer, were used in all the videotapes of the job interview.
a. Discuss the limitations of this study in regard to using the undergraduate students as the raters of the applicant’s qualifications for the computer sales position.
b. Discuss the positive and negative points of using the same two actors for all five interview videotapes.
c. Discuss the limitations of not varying the type of job being sought by the applicant.