- Pro Forum. Geddes, Andrea L. // Buildings;Jul2001, Vol. 95 Issue 7, p22
Stresses the importance of personality testing for hiring and retention purposes. Objective of personality tests; Scope of the D-I-S-C profiling system used by Cambridge Careers for recruiting; Key workforce challenge facing leaders.
- ask annie. Fisher, Anne // Fortune;5/13/2002, Vol. 145 Issue 10, p189
Mentions reader responses to articles relating to employment. Topic of executive coaching; Reaction to the opinion that no competent coach would use the Myers-Briggs Type Indicator personality test to steer a person toward one job or another; Opposing view of leadership development consultant...
- Recruiters weigh personality testing. Dietz, Nancy // Advertising Age's Business Marketing;Jan1999, Vol. 84 Issue 1, p6
Analyzes the value of personality testing in the hiring of prospective employees for businesses. Proposal to use personality testing as a developmental tool and not as a hiring tool; Difficulty of decision making role of the manager; Ability of personality testing to uncover traits difficult to...
- Who are these guys? Walls, Hal // IIE Solutions;Jul2002, Vol. 34 Issue 7, p20
Discusses management techniques for discovering the true nature of employees' personalities in a business setting. Tools available to managers in discerning the true nature of employees; Drawback of the stress interview technique; Information on personality profile testing with team-building...
- Poll: Most Organizations Don't Use Personality Tests. // HR Magazine;Feb2012, Vol. 57 Issue 2, p88
The article discusses the results of a poll conducted by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) concerning the use of personality tests by organizations' managers.
- Split personality? Allerton, Haidee // Training & Development;Mar97, Vol. 51 Issue 3, p9
Focuses on the use of Myers-Briggs Type Indicator and Personal Style Indicator as a tool in personnel management. Discrepancies in the results of the personality tests; Basis for extroverts and introvert types of people; Identification of different possibilities for extroverts and introverts;...
- Practical Issues in the Use of Personality Tests in Police Selection. Barrett, Gerald V.; Miguel, Rosanna F.; Hurd, Jennifer M.; Lueke, Sarah B.; Tan, James A. // Public Personnel Management;Winter2003, Vol. 32 Issue 4, p497
Publication of mete-analyses concluding that conscientiousness predicts performance has increased the use of personality tests in police officer selection batteries. In this study, we argue that it is not always appropriate to blindly apply These meta-analytic findings in practice. Criteria for...
- Turnover Decisions: Who Will Stay, Who Will Go? // O&P Business News;8/15/2008, Vol. 17 Issue 16, p14
The article reports on the challenges facing corporate organizations in reducing employee turnover. According to Ryan Zimmerman, Texas A&M University industrial-organizational psychologist, the issue could be resolved by tested and effective ways to weed out possible quitters even before they...
- Can I Refuse to Take a Personality Test?. Fisher, Anne // Fortune;5/3/2004, Vol. 149 Issue 9, p70
Answers the question of whether a recruit can refuse a battery of personality tests. Company's right to refuse an hiring; Comments from Ronald Schectman of Pryor Cashman; Factor posed by the Americans with Disabilities Act.