KEY FEATURES: A focus on job analysis underscores the critical importance of job analysis to the entire recruitment and selection process. ‘How-to’ Tools and Forms present real-world samples of HR forms and descriptions for designing and developing various HR systems. Legal and Ethical Implications integrated throughout the text reinforce the importance of making compliant legal and ethical hiring decisions. “Spotlight On…” features show how real-world companies like Groupon, Whole Foods, and Facebook are attracting and choosing the best job candidates.

Selection: Employment Testing

Chapter Nine Selection: Employment testing

In this chapter, we continue our exploration of assessment techniques for job candidate selection with the use of tests. As you may have noticed, selection is a substantial topic, and therefore, several chapters are dedicated to selection assessment methodology. The right combination of elements must be integrated to determine which job candidates are the best fit. Not only is it important to select the appropriate combination of methods (e.g., interviews, tests, simulation exercises) it is also important to make sure these methods contain the correct content that is key to the job. As we previously examined, developing the right questions to ask an interviewee that reflect the essential requirements and responsibilities of the job is imperative. In ...

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