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Concurrent Session
Using Assessments as a Valid Selection Tool
Monday 06/29/2020 07:30 AM - 08:45 AM Add to calendar
| Competencies: Business Acumen, Critical Evaluation, HR Expertise
Workplace Application:
Learn how to best use hiring assessments to increase the objectivity and accuracy of your hiring process. 

Infusing additional objective data into your selection process: good. The potential for lawsuits: bad. Hiring the wrong person: just plain ugly. What is the magical formula? How can you increase the accuracy of your selection process while minimizing risk, reducing costs, and increasing efficiency? Appropriately used, well-developed assessments can be the answer as long as you follow some basic scientific principles. This session provides methods to create or critically evaluate and strengthen assessment strategies.

Learning Objectives:

  • Learn the relative predictive validity of key employee selection methods.
  • Discover a process for identifying what candidate attributes matter most, and will have the biggest impact on key organizational outcomes.
  • Explore different types of assessment instruments, and the strengths, limitations, and appropriate uses of each.
  • Investigate various methods for measuring and quantifying the impact of your selection strategy.
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Whitney Martin , President ,
ProActive Consulting