Learning Objectives

After reading and studying this chapter, you should be able to do the following:

7.1 Explain how job analysis and legal issues apply to recruitment and selection.

7.2 Describe the concepts of reliability, validity, and selection utility and how they are demonstrated.

7.3 Demonstrate the strategic choice and combination of various selection procedures.

7.4 Identify the different selection procedures available for making hiring decisions and their advantages and disadvantages.

7.5 Recognize and explain key analytical, legal, ethical, and global issues associated with personnel selection.

7.6 Describe the importance of applicant reactions to selection processes.

7.7 Explain how to deploy selection procedures within organizations to enhance job performance.