Applicant Testing Processes and the Law


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Essay #: 060119
Total text length is 5,979 characters (approximately 4.1 pages).

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This paper shall discuss hiring testing methodologies to be considered within the Human Resources department at an organization. The tests will be weighed against their ability to provide useful information on applicants but at the same time limiting the potential for adverse legal exposure.
Applicant Testing Processes and the Law
Hiring is an integral part of any successful organization. Those companies that succeed in fulfilling long term business growth due so in large part because of the employees they have working and implementing the company’s strategies. In order to ensure that the appropriate candidates are offered positions within the organization, it is the Human Resources department’s job to adequately pre-test...
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.....e relies heavily on the people the organization hires in the first place, including tests in the hiring process is a smart way to determine whether or not an applicant’s skills, knowledge and abilities are appropriate for the open position.
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