A Legal Examination of Testing
- EMPLOYMENT TESTING AND HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT. Ajila, C. O.; Okafor, Linus // IFE PsychologIA;2012, Vol. 20 Issue 2, p91
The objective of testing particularly for staff recruitment, selection and placement is to solicit further information to assess the employee's suitability to the job. Employment testing therefore is the practice of administering written, oral or other tests as a means of determining the fitness...
- Assessing talent when hiring. ALLEN, JOHN // Smart Business Houston;Sep2013, Vol. 8 Issue 3, p5
The article offers tips on evaluating screening procedures and pre-employment tests. It discusses several tests for assessment, including cognitive tests, physical tests, medical tests, and sample job tests as well as personality tests and integrity tests, credit checks, and criminal background...
- HOW TO HIRE BETTER EMPLOYERS. Bassett, James W. // Rental Equipment Register;May2004, Vol. 47 Issue 5, p87
Presents tips for executives on hiring competent employees. Encouragement of applicants to apply even without job openings; Analysis of the applicant's employment history; Utilization of an honesty pre-employment test in screening applicants.
- The Use of Person-Organization Fit in Employment Decision Making: An Assessment of Its Criterion-Related Validity. Arthur, Winfred, Jr.; Bell, Suzanne T.; Villado, Anton J.; Doverspike, Dennis // Journal of Applied Psychology;Jul2006, Vol. 91 Issue 4, p786
Because measures of personâ€”organization (P-O) fit are accountable to the same psychometric and legal standards used for other employment tests when they are used for personnel decision making, the authors assessed the criterion-related validity of P-O fit as a predictor of job performance...
- Employers testing basic skills. // Occupational Outlook Quarterly;Fall99, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p17
Cites a survey conducted by the American Management Association which deals with the reliance of employers on written examinations to weed out unskilled applicants. Reasons behind the failure of some employees.
- Is Preemployment Testing a Good Idea? // Training & Development;Sep93, Vol. 47 Issue 9, p26
Presents the results of a survey concerning the effectiveness of preemployment testing. Types of preemployment tests; Resistance to taking any form of preemployment test; Implications for job applicant screening.
- The Performance of Adult Female Applicants for Factory Work on the Likert-Quasha Revision of the Minnesota Paper Form Board Test. Baldwin, Ellsworth F.; Smith, Leo F. // Journal of Applied Psychology;Dec44, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p468
The article discusses the results of the performance of 975 adult female applicants tested for factory employment by the Hawk-Eye Works of the Eastman Kodak Co. in Rochester, New York using the Revised Minnesota Paper Form Board test. The individuals tested revealed a wide variation in...
- The Mac Quarrie Test for Mechanical Ability: I. Selecting Radio Assembly Operators. Goodman, Charles H. // Journal of Applied Psychology;Dec46, Vol. 30 Issue 6, p586
The article presents a study that investigates the usefulness of MacQuarrie Mechanical Ability Test in hiring radio assembly operators. The study was administered to 329 females who were hired from November 1943 to March 1944 whose age ranges from 16 to 64 years with an average age of 27.3. To...
- Cautions Concerning the Use of the Taylor-Russell Tables in Employee Selection. Smith, Max // Journal of Applied Psychology;Dec48, Vol. 32 Issue 6, p595
The article presents a study that focuses on the importance of the selection ratio in determining the practical effectiveness of tests in employee selection. In this context, the authors also present tables for estimating the degree of such effectiveness when the validity scattergram represents...