Consider the legal implications

Amphlett, Jane
July 2009
People Management;7/2/2009, Vol. 15 Issue 14, p12
The author offers her views on the legal implications of psychometric testing in recruitment and promotion decisions, particularly the "Implicitly" assessments. She says that if the test is used in recruitment or promotion, employers must demonstrate that it is an appropriate means of achieving a legitimate aim and show evidence that the test has the effect of avoiding discrimination. She adds that test results should be used with caution and should be collaborated with interviews, references and other evidence.


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