HR Process, Activities, & Ideas

What Is a Group Interview?

Group interviews can be a daunting experience for job seekers and employers alike. A group interview is when multiple applicants for a role are invited to be interviewed in a group environment.

A group interview is sometimes mistaken for a panel interview. A panel interview is where there is more than one person responsible for the selection of the successful candidate. Using a panel of selectors in a group interview may be preferable if the number of candidates at the group interview is of a moderate to large size. The facilitator's role in a group interview is to create an environment in which the job seeker can respond naturally allowing the employ