TITLE

Testing times for UK companies in the quest to find a quality workforce

AUTHOR(S)
Armstrong, Melanie
PUB. DATE
June 2006
SOURCE
Management Services;Summer2006, Vol. 50 Issue 2, p3
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The articles expresses an opinion on the challenges facing British companies in finding a quality workforce. Although the majority of British recruiters use a wide range of methods when selecting job applicants, only a handful of them actually believe they are a useful way of predicting a person's likely success in the job. The Cranfield School of Management released statistics proving that while most human resource managers take up references, use curriculum vitae and conduct interviews as part of the selection process, most have no faith in their ability to guarantee successful recruitment. Ian Florance a consultant at the Psychometrics Centre at Cambridge University, has written an article on psychometric testing and its applications in organisations both large and small.
ACCESSION #
21388909

 

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