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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For a copy of the Employment Test Validation Shelf Life Study contact Susan Carnes at (203) 655-7779 or SCarnes@APTMetrics.
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 goal was to supply the officers with the knowledge required to review a validity study or other evidence submitted as justification for using an employment test and make an initial determination about whether such evidence meets the standards set forth in the Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures (UGESP).
ATLAS presents more than 50 years of validated employment test publications in a single Web-based platform.
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.
Today, organizations face the challenge of finding valid employment tests that do not discriminate against certain groups of people.
Employment tests are scientifically designed to predict subsequent work behavior and minimize discriminatory impact.
Effective July 26, 1992, ADA mandates that employment tests be limited to measuring performance of essential job-specific tasks that are based on valid business necessity.
Under his leadership, ETC revolutionized the hiring process for companies worldwide by replacing traditional text-based employment tests with highly realistic, interactive simulations.
The fact sheet also recommends best practices for employers to follow when using employment tests.
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