Category: Staffing

Hiring Tools and Applicant Reactions

Topic: Staffing
Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (SEP 2010)
Article: Applicant reactions in selection: Comprehensive meta-analysis into reaction generalization versus situational specificity
Authors: N. Anderson, J.F. Salgado and U.R. Hulsheger
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Facebook Fun or Selection Suicide?

Topic: Staffing Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (June 2010) Article: Who’s posting Facebook faux pas? A cross-cultural examination of personality differences Authors: K. Karl, J. Peluchette, and C. Schlaegel Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Recent research suggests that a sizeable number of recruiters and organizations have reported eliminating applicants from consideration

The Pearls and Perils of Work Sample Exams

Topic: Assessment, Staffing
Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (JUN 2010)
Article: Work sample exams and gender adverse impact potential: The influence of self-concept, social skills, and written skills
Authors: P.L. Roth, M.A. Buster, and J. Barnes-Farrell
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Does It Pay to Measure Emotional Intelligence During Selection?

Topic: Assessment, Emotional Intelligence, Staffi
Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment (MAR 2010)
Article: Emotional intelligence in selection contexts: Measurement method, criterion-related validity, and vulnerability to response distortion
Authors: N.D. Christiansen, J.E. Janovics, and B.P. Siers
Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger

Everything You Need to Know about Situational Judgement Tests

Topic: Assessment, Staffing Publication: Human Resource Management Review (SEP 2009) Article: Situational judgment tests: An overview of current research Authors: Whetzel, D. L., & McDaniel, M.A. Reviewed By: Benjamin Granger Situational Judgment Tests (SJTs): you may have heard of them, may have used them, may have taken them, and may

Balancing on the Tightrope of Ideal Turnover

Topic: Staffing, Turnover Publication: Academy of Management Journal (APR 2009) Article: Searching for the optimal level of employee turnover: A study of a large U.K. retail organization Authors: W.S. Siebert, N. Zubanov Reviewed by: Katie Bachman There are two ways to think about turnover. Some will tell you that turnover is bad

Wanted: Company that is Well-Endowed, Reputable, and Ethical

Topic: Diversity, Recruiting, Staffing Publication: Journal of Business Ethics Article: Social desirability response bias, gender, and factors influencing organizational commitment: An international study. Author: R.A. Bernardi, S.T. Guptill Featured by: Lit Digger Given today’s economy, job openings are drying up. However, for those companies that DO have open positions to fill, recruiters may still find it valuable to emphasize

Putting Your Prettiest Foot Forward: The Role of Attractiveness in Selection

Topic: Assessment, Staffing Publication:  International Journal of Selection and Assessment Article: Beauty revisited: The impact of attractiveness, ability, and personality in the assessment of employment suitability. Author: M.J. Tews, K. Stafford, J. Zhu Featured by:  Benjamin Granger Like it or not, physical attractiveness plays a role in determining certain workplace outcomes. For example, physically attractive employees (1) are often perceived to be higher