depth-interviewing

depth-interviewing
interview in‧ter‧view 1 [ˈɪntəvjuː ǁ -ər-] noun
1. [countable, uncountable] HUMAN RESOURCES a formal meeting at which someone is asked questions to find out whether they are suitable for a job:

• a job interview

• Applicants will be called for interview next month.

ˈexit ˌinterview HUMAN RESOURCES [countable]
an interview between someone leaving a company or organization and their employer:

• The personnel department should hold an exit interview to establish why the employee is leaving.

ˈflyback ˌinterview [countable]
HUMAN RESOURCES a thorough and complete interview that someone, especially a student, has in an employer's office. It usually follows an earlier less detailed interview
ˈscreening ˌinterview [countable]
HUMAN RESOURCES a first short interview for a job that helps a company to find out which people they want to consider seriously for the job:

• In some cases a screening interview is conducted by telephone.

2. [countable] an occasion when someone, for example a politician, is asked questions about their views or actions on television, for a newspaper etc:

• In a radio interview this morning, the Chancellor ruled out a rise in interest rates.

3. [countable] MARKETING an occasion when someone is asked questions about a product or service, to find out how it can be improved or the best way to advertise it:

• a market research interview

ˈdepth ˌinterview [countable] MARKETING
an interview to find out what products someone buys and why. It may be done in several separate meetings over a long period of time.
— depth-interviewing noun [uncountable] :

• Large amounts of time are normally required for depth-interviewing.


Financial and business terms. 2012.

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