HOW TO…evaluate your selection process

January 2008
People Management;1/10/2008, Vol. 14 Issue 1, p42
The article presents a guide for companies on formally evaluating their employee selection process. Formally evaluating the selection process helps the company in assessing return on investment (ROI). The process involves picking a role with at least a dozen of current staff in the same post. Enter assessment ratings from the selection process in a spreadsheet, with a single person in each row and ratings for each competency assessed using each assessment method in columns.


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