employment test

employment test

[em′plȯi·mənt ‚test]
(industrial engineering)
Any of a wide variety of tests to measure intelligence, personality traits, skills, interests, aptitudes, or other characteristics; used to supplement interviews, physical examinations, and background investigations before employment.
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14, THE 3RD CIRCUIT ENFORCED an Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) subpoena directed to an employment test maker in EEOC v.
The Conference Report to the Deficit Reduction Act of 1984(17) indicated that the principles of Dole(18) apply in determining whether the condition of employment test is met.
In a survey of over 300 organizations Blocklyn (1988) found that close to 50% of employers used some type of written employment test.
Garcetti replied that he had trouble finding people who could pass the county's employment test who were willing to take on such a demanding job for $1,700 a month.
The fact sheet also recommends best practices for employers to follow when using employment tests.
Employers also must determine whether employment tests used to select job applicants adequately reflect the skills and aptitudes needed for the job or if results are adversely affected by the candidate's physical or mental impairment.
An employer cannot use employment tests or criteria that tend to screen out disabled applicants unless the test is job-related and there is a business necessity for it.
Greater use of employment tests for selecting workers will mean that rewards for developing competencies measured by the tests will rise, increasing the supply of workers with the skills.
We are looking to partner with a Vendor who can offer a variety of entry-level and promotional employment tests for a wide variety of positions including law enforcement, fire service, clerical, professional and skilled trades
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