If You Believe, You Will Receive: VR Interview Training for Pre-employment

Anthony Kong, Ray Tak Yin Hui, Jeff Kai Tai Tang

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Covid-19 pandemic accelerates the growing use of augmented and virtual reality in various industries, especially in education sector. It is worthy to study whether VR training would apply to technology-accepted learners, i.e., does “If you believe, you will receive” apply to VR training. In this work, the researchers developed an immersive VR interview room system that allows pre-employment learners to try on a simulated environment. Pre-captured interviewer questions are played for the learners get a taste into a real-liked interview. The investigation is the relationship between learners’ perceived usefulness and interview self-efficacy in VR training in human resources management. The experiment results show they are positively correlated.

Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationExtended Reality and Metaverse - Immersive Technology in Times of Crisis
EditorsTimothy Jung, M. Claudia tom Dieck, Sandra Maria Correia Loureiro
PublisherSpringer Nature
Number of pages6
ISBN (Print)9783031253898
Publication statusPublished - 9 Feb 2023
Event7th International Extended Reality Conference, XR 2022 - Lisbon, Portugal
Duration: 27 Apr 202229 Apr 2022

Publication series

NameSpringer Proceedings in Business and Economics
ISSN (Print)2198-7246
ISSN (Electronic)2198-7254


Conference7th International Extended Reality Conference, XR 2022


  • Human resource
  • Self-regulatory emotions
  • Structural equal modelling
  • Technology acceptance model
  • VR interview

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Business, Management and Accounting(all)
  • Economics, Econometrics and Finance(all)


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