How to... Use Selection TestsPosted in : How To... with Dr. Gerry McMahon on 22 January 2019
The effectiveness of various selection tests in predicting performance has been the subject of extensive research. Regrettably, however, the conclusions reached are far from unanimous. Given the growing use of such tests in Ireland, especially for filling managerial posts, this must be a matter of some concern. Hence, testing staff for selection purposes is a process to be treated with care.
Is It A Reliable And Valid Test?
A reliable test is one that enables consistent measurements, at different times and in different circumstances with different subjects e.g. a ruler or a weighing scale. A valid test measures attributes or predictors that relate to job success. The
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