What do assessments actually measure?
Assignment 1: Employee Selection and Assessment Theory
There is a vast body of scholarly literature devoted to theory-driven assessment for employee screening and selection. Drawing upon the textbook readings for this module and the Argosy University online library resources, research employee assessment theory and selection practices. Good starting points for conducting your research are the endnote chapter references in the textbook, as well as the articles mentioned in the Readings and Assignments suggestions for this module, which can be found in the Course Home section. On the basis of your research, address the following:
- What do assessments actually measure?
- What theory supports the use of assessments? When is it useful to use assessments for employee screening and selection?
- What are some of the legal considerations when using assessments for employee screening and selection purposes?
- BySaturday, October 17, 2015, post your responses in approximately 300 words to this Discussion Area.
Through Wednesday, October 21, 2015, respond to at least two of your classmates’ posts. Participate in the discussion by asking a question, providing a statement of clarification, providing a point of view with a rationale, challenging an aspect of the discussion, or indicating a relationship between one or more lines of reasoning in the discussion.