Learning Objectives

After completing this chapter you should be able to:

  • Identify the six steps of an ethics job-screening process.
  • Discuss the impact of including an ethics screen notice in a job description and how it affects the types of candidates that apply.
  • Summarize key legal rules governing the hiring process to avoid discrimination claims.
  • Obtain accurate behavioral information from résumés, reference checks, background checks, and integrity tests.
  • Construct personality tests that measure ethics.
  • Prepare interview questions that address ethical issues.
  • Describe when it is appropriate to conduct post-interview tests for drug use and lie detecting.