Category: Selection

Smile, you may pitch better

Topic: Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2003) Article: The relationship between emotional intelligence and performance among college baseball players Authors: S. Zizzi, H. Deaner, & D. Hirschhorn Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. Emotional intelligence refers to the capacity to recognize and use emotions. If I smile, do you

What are those emerging markets thinking? (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection, Assessment Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (JUN 2012) Article: Cross-cultural Examination of Applicant Reactions to Selection Methods: United States and Vietnam Authors: Hoang, T.G., Truxillo, D.M., Erdogan, B., and Bauer, T.N. Reviewer: Neil Morelli Over the past several years I-O psychologists have become more interested in

Discrimination in selection: Who’s most at risk? (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection, Discrimination Publication: Journal of Organizational Behavior (MAY 2012) Article: Multiple categorization in resume screening: Examining effects on hiring discrimination against Arab applicants in field and lab settings Authors: Eva Derous, Ann Marie Ryan, & Hannah-Hanh D. Nguyen Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin You’re probably aware that discrimination can occur

Unproctored Testing: Increasing the Applicant Pool to Combat Concerns with Cheating (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection, Evidence Based Management, Assessment Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (JUN 2012) Article: Offsetting Performance Losses Due to Cheating in Unproctored Internet-Based Testing by Increasing the Applicant Pool Authors: Richard N. Landers & Paul R. Sackett Reviewed By: Thaddeus Rada Unproctored Internet testing (UIT) has been a

A Sequel to the Ring of Fire: How Internal and External Candidates React to Employment Testing (I/O Psychology)

Topic: Assessment, Personality Assessment, Selection Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (JUN 2012) Article: Don’t you know me well enough yet? Comparing reactions of internal and external candidates to employment testing Authors: G. W. Giumetti and E. F. Sinar Reviewed By: Megan Leasher Employment testing is gaining in popularity

Integrity Tests May Have Lower Performance Validity (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection, Measurement Publication: Journal of Applied Psychology Article: The Criterion-Related Validity of Integrity Tests: An Updated Meta-Analysis Authors: Van Iddekinge, C.H., Roth, P.L., Raymark, P.H., & Odle-Dusseau, H.N. Reviewer: Neil Morelli According to a recent meta-analysis by Van Iddekinge and colleagues, integrity tests may not be as predictive of

How to Make the Grade

Topic: Selection Publication: Medical Education (2011) Article: Do study strategies predict academic performance in medical school? Authors: C. West & M. Sadoski Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. What predicts the academic performance of graduate students? The options are: previous experience as measured by grade point average (GPA), aptitude as

Score one for the small town!

Topic: Selection Publication: Journal of Applied Sport Psychology (2009) Article: Place but not date of birth influences the development and emergence of athletic talent in American football Authors: D. MacDonald, M. Cheung, J. Côté, & B. Abernethy Reviewed By: Scott Charles Sitrin, M.A. In Outliers, Malcolm Gladwell (2008) contends that

Scoring Biodata Measures (IO Psychology)

Topic: Selection, Assessment Publication: Personnel Psychology (SUMMER 2012) Article: Unlocking the key to biodata scoring: A comparison of empirical, rational, and hybrid approaches at different sample sizes Authors: J. M. Cucina, P. M. Caputo, H. F. Thibodeaux, & C. N. Maclane Reviewed by: Alexandra Rechlin Cucina and his colleagues recently