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1

What does it mean when a selection method is considered unfair?

The method may be biased against certain minority groups, thus giving a skewed idea of real performance

2

Which methods are included in the ‘classic trio’ of selection methods?

CVs
Interviews
References

3

Describe what a work sample is.

Asking the applicant to complete simplified tasks required for their job

4

What is a well-known disadvantage of using references?

References may create false expectations of candidates

5

Name four scientific methods of selection.

- Structured interviews
- Psychometric tests
- Work samples
- Assessment centres

6

Describe an assessment centre.

A process of conducting multiple selection tests on job candidates to determine job appropriateness.

7

List the four main characteristics of good selection.

- Sensitivity
- Reliability
- Validity
- Fairness

8

What are the two main aspects of candidates measured by psychometric tests?

Personality & Intelligence

9

Which of the two psychometric tests has a higher validity?

Intelligence / Cognitive ability

10

What is validity in the selection tests?

Accuracy in predicting successful future job performance

11

What is reliability in the selection tests?

Consistency of the results obtained from the tests

12

Recruitment and selection are sometimes called...

employee resourcing