Psychometric test users go under survey's microscope
- Psychometric test users go under survey's microscope. Baillie, John // People Management;07/27/95, Vol. 1 Issue 15, p49
Assesses the quality of psychometric testing of applicants in organizations in the United Kingdom. How to ensure the validity of psychometric testing; Information about the survey of occupational test practices; Testing of the survey's results against the practical reality of achieving many of...
- Testing applicants for the right stuff. Parent, Tawn // New Orleans CityBusiness (1994 to 2008);8/14/95, Vol. 16 Issue 6, p1
Focuses on the significance of personality testing in employee recruitment. Selection of job types suitable to the applicants' personalities; Importance of selecting the right applicants for maximum business benefits; Savings and convenience provided by using tests for employee recruitment.
- Union View of Psychological Testing. Burns, John E. // Industrial Management;Nov68, Vol. 10 Issue 11, p19
Reports on the increase in the industry's use of psychological tests in the hiring of workers. Analysis of the tests and testing procedures; Discussion of the claims made for the tests' value, validity and reliability; Definition of psychological tests as a systematic procedure for comparing...
- Weekly dilemma physical and mental examinations. Berrimen, Michael // Personnel Today;10/20/2009, p2
The article provides an answer to a question on the legality of physical and mental examination of an applicant during the interview for the recruitment to the post of sales director.
- Employers put trust in testing. Postman, Lore // Indianapolis Business Journal;04/07/97, Vol. 18 Issue 3, p19A
Deals with the effectiveness of psychological tests in employee selection. Identification of the qualities the employer is looking for; Selection of the candidate most fitted with the current employees; Question construction for the identification of patterns; Legal protection against hiring...
- Honesty tests flawed. // People Management;1/23/1997, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p15
Reports that flaws have been found in psychological tests used to determine employee honesty in Great Britain. Questions that could penalize honest respondents.
- Striking back. Lynn, Jacquelyn // Entrepreneur;Jun95, Vol. 23 Issue 6, p56
Discusses the impact of domestic violence on an employee effecting the workplace. Findings of a research by Jude Miller, senior director of operations, Optum Medical and Human Risk Management Services.
- Discriminant validity of the organizational commitment questionnaire. Cooke, Donna K. // Psychological Reports;Apr97, Vol. 80 Issue 2, p431
Estimates a 15-item organizational commitment questionnaire's discriminant validity to measure cognitions by using LISREL. Measurement of attitudes like job satisfaction and its subdimensions; Perceived employment alternatives; Propensity of organizational commitment; Intentions to leave; Topic...
- 'Would You Like to Be This Kind of Person?' Gooding, Judson // Across the Board;Nov/Dec2001, Vol. 38 Issue 6, p64
Discusses the evolution of psychological testing of employees. Resistance to the testing process; Employment of psychological tests as of 2001; Concerns over the HIV epidemic and water scarcity; Growth of psychological testing.