An interviewer is a person who recruits candidates for a group or industries by administering the questionnaire session with the interviewee.
The primary role of an interviewer is to evaluate an employee to provide prospective employment in their firm, organization or industry by conducting an interview, which helps to proceed in hiring decision. The questions posed by the interviewer in interview plays a vital role in the constitution of an interview. An interviewer gives direction and shape for the interview. A good interviewer will first carefully listen to the interviewee and accordingly align the questions to what an interviewee thinks is more important. The questions posed by an interviewer are not the only source of influence but their social identities also play a vital role in the dynamic of the interview.