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Jesús F. Salgado, Chockalingam Viswesvaran & Deniz S. Ones

In: Handbook of Industrial, Work & Organizational Psychology - Volume 1: Personnel Psychology

Chapter 10: Predictors Used for Personnel Selection: An Overview of Constructs, Methods and Techniques

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Predictors Used for Personnel Selection: An Overview of Constructs, Methods and Techniques
Predictors used for personnel selection: An overview of constructs, methods and techniques

We review and summarize the literature on personnel selection as well as provide an overview of global trends in practice. The first section of our review covers different predictors (constructs and methods) that have been used in and studied in personnel selection contexts. Cognitive ability tests, psychomotor and perceptual ability tests, personality inventories, assessment centers, biodata, interviews and so forth are reviewed. In reviewing each, we cover: (1) prevalence of use, (2) measurement and construct validity issues, (3) criterion-related validity, (4) issues of incremental validity, and (5) group differences. In the second section of this chapter, we include a brief discussion of ...

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