Unsaved Cognitive Ability Tests Are Excellent Predictors
Question 1 (1 point) Question 1 Unsaved Cognitive ability tests are excellent predictors for executive
Question 1 (1 point) Question 1 Unsaved
Cognitive ability tests are excellent predictors for
executive and professional level jobs; they are of no value for entry level,
clerical, or blue collar jobs.
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Question 2 (1 point) Question 2 Unsaved
When the federal government needed to hire airport security
screeners, applicants started the process of getting a job with a structured
interview and physical ability test.
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Question 3 (1 point) Question 3 Unsaved
The greater the correlation of any predictor with other
predictors of an outcome, the more useful the predictor will be.
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Question 4 (1 point) Question 4 Unsaved
It is unlawful for a selection procedure to screen out
individuals with disabilities, unless the procedure is job-related and
consistent with business necessity.
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Question 5 (1 point) Question 5 Unsaved
In assessing cutoff scores, a “false negative” is
an applicant who is assessed as not likely to succeed but who would have been
successful if hired.
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Question 6 (2 points) Question 6 Unsaved
If a cutoff score is set based on the qualifications deemed
necessary to perform a job, it is most likely the __________ method of
determining cut scores.
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In comparing internal selection with external selection, an
advantage of internal selection is that __________.
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there is less need to use multiple predictors in assessing
internal candidates than with external candidates
internal selection requires few procedures to locate and
screen viable job candidates
information about internal candidates tends to be more
verifiable than information about external candidates
internal selection presents fewer dangers of incurring legal
liability than external selection
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The correlation between structured interviews and cognitive
ability tests is __________.
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Question 9 (2 points) Question 9 Unsaved
Which of the following methods is the most valid predictor
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Question 10 (7 points) Question 10 Unsaved
Briefly discuss when and how a personality test might be
useful in the selection process. Give an example of 2 jobs where personality
tests might be used, and explain why they would be used.
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