Tag: staffing

Intuition vs. Science: The Battle Rages On!

Topic: Assessment, Selection, Staffing Publication: Industrial and Org. Psychology: Perspectives on Science and Practice Article: Stubborn reliance on intuition and subjectivity in employee selection. Blogger: Benjamin Granger How do typical organizations make hiring decisions? More specifically, do employers tend to prefer selection decision aids supported by research, or do they tend to prefer the use

Don’t Stress About the Job Search…Oh Wait, Maybe You Should!

Topic: Staffing, Stress Publication: International Journal of Selection and Assessment Article: The joint role of locus of control and perceived financial need in job search. Blogger: Benjamin Granger Not surprisingly, one of the most important predictors of finding employment is the intensity with which one searches for a job (Remember mom saying, “Get off the couch and go look