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Essentials of Personnel Assessment and SelectionThis second edition provides managers and students the nuts and bolts of assessment processes and selection techniques. With this knowledge, managers learn to make informed personnel decisions based on the results of tests and assessments. The book emphasizes that employee performance predictions require well-formed hypotheses about personal characteristics that may be related to valued behavior at work. It also stresses the need for developing a theory of the attribute one hypothesizes as a pre…

Essentials of Personnel Assessment And SelectionEssentials of Personnel Assessment and Selection discusses the essentials that managers and other well-educated people should know about the assessment processes so widely used in contemporary society–and so widely not understood. It emphasizes that good prediction requires well-formed hypotheses about personal characteristics that may be related to valued behavior at work and the need for developing a theory of the attribute one hypothesizes as a predictor–a thought process too often missing …

Psychological Testing: The essential guide to using and surviving the most popular recruitment and career development tests (Harriman Business Essentials)Both private and public sector organisations, and both employers and recruitment agencies, use psychological selection tests as part of their recruitment processes. Worldwide, and especially in electronic formats, these tests are increasingly used for speeding-up, standardising and professionalising the task of putting the right people in the right jobs.’Psychological Testing’ is an easy-to-follow guide to the most popular selection tests on the market. It takes a broad, international perspectiv…

The Essentials of Project Management (The Essentials of Project and Programme Management)In recent years organizations of all kinds have learned that project working, once considered significant only for engineering and construction companies, can help to ensure that the intended benefits of business change will be realized in full and on time. This development means that more people than ever before need to understand the basic process, language and purpose of project working. That awareness is important not only for those actually engaged in project work, in all sectors of industr…

Essentials of Career Interest Assessment* Complete coverage of interpretation, test construction, applications, and reporting * Expert advice on avoiding common pitfalls * Conveniently formatted for rapid reference Confidently acquire the knowledge and skills you need to conduct, interpret, apply, and report career interest assessments Essentials of Career Interest Assessment provides step-by-step advice for interpreting and using today’s most popular career interest assessments, including the Strong Interest Inventory(TM), the Cam…

Essential Interviewing: A Programmed Approach to Effective Communication (with InfoTrac) (Counseling)This dynamic book defines the core communication skills essential to any interview, and vividly demonstrates how to use them effectively in a variety of situations. Based on Ivey’s systematic method of interviewer, counselor, and therapist training, and Hearn’s programmed learning application, the book’s approach makes the interview clear and specific for beginners, helping them to master the complexities of the process. The authors of this “Twenty-Fifth Silver Anniversary Edition” help take the…

How to Succeed at an Assessment Centre: Essential Preparation for Psychometric Tests, Group and Role-Play Exercises, Panel Interviews and Presentations (Careers & Testing)Used by organizations worldwide, the assessment center method is a series of techniques and evaluations to determine a person’s future work performance. The method is constantly evolving, and this revised and expanded edition of How to Succeed at an Assessment Centre provides up-to-date approaches to prepare for assessment events. The authors give expert advice on how assessments are conducted and how to prepare for different forms of assessment. It looks in detail at each of these different ass…

The 21st Century Supervisor: Participant's Workbook and Supervisor 3600 Skill Assessment - Self: Nine Essential Skills for Frontline LeadersAs a supervisor, the success of your organization rests in your hands! If you don’t meet the goals set by senior leaders then results will be poor and angry customers will search for new providers of goods and services. The 21st Century Supervisor Training Package will help you improve your skills in these and many other areas: * Communication * Coaching * Business analysis * Computer * Project management * Resource management…