Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the different employment tests that are available. Provide details for at least three different employment tests.

This discussion has three parts:

  1. There are many benefits of having an effective selection process for new employees.  Should you only hire new employees who already have all the skills, knowledge and abilities required to do the job? Why or why not?
  2. Choosing a selection method can be difficult because there are an abundance of methods to choose from.  Stewart and Brown (2014) discuss the need to evaluate the methods being considered for reliability, validity, utility, legality and fairness.  Discuss why each of these is an important part of the decision process.
  3. Discuss the strengths and weaknesses of the different employment tests that are available.  Provide details for at least three different employment tests.

Reference  

Stewart, G. L., & Brown, K. G. (2014). Human resource management (3rd ed.). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.