CHAP7.TB - Chapter 7 Recruitment Selection and Retention...

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Chapter 7 Recruitment, Selection, and Retention True/False 1. Deciding to focus recruiting efforts at women and minorities is a strategic choice an organization can make. Answer: True Page: 230 Easy 2. "Making employees" refers to hiring more highly skilled workers and then training them for the job they will perform in the particular organization. Answer: False Page: 232 Moderate 3. Organizations can make a strategic decision to control higher costs only after determining the approximate cost per hire. Answer: True Page: 232 Moderate 4. Handicapped workers have been pursued seriously as potential hires by many organizations. Answer: False Page: 234 Moderate 5. Telerecruiting refers to applicants sending videotapes to companies for which they wish to work. Answer: False Page: 236 Moderate 6. Companies frequently use a variety of internal and external recruiting strategies to locate and hire their workers. Answer: True Page: 236 Moderate 7. Job bidding is an external method of recruiting and selection. Answer: False Page: 238 Difficult 8. Referrals can lead to Title Vll violations in some instances.
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Chapter 7 Recruitment, Selection, and Retention Answer: True Page: 239 Easy 9. Clearly written and specifically defined advertisements will dissuade unqualified applicants from applying for a job. Answer: True Page: 240 Easy 10. An effort has been undertaken in recent years to improve the image and the services provided by the public employment service. Answer: True Page: 241 Easy 11. Temporary workers and employee leasing are two methods of lowering recruitment costs. Answer: True Page: 247 Easy 12. Maintaining computer equipment or the fleet of company cars are two possible areas that companies may not elect to outsource. Answer: False Page: 249 Easy 13. Negligent hiring occurs when an employer fails to adequately verify an employee's background and is held liable when that employee injures a third party. Answer: True Page: 251 Moderate 14. Application blanks is a term that is synonymous with weighted application blanks. Answer: False Page: 252 Moderate 15. A test can be valid but not reliable. Answer: False Page: 253 Difficult 16. Creativity, anxiety, motivation, and intelligence are all characteristics of a content validity. Answer: False Page: 256 Difficult 7-2
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Chapter 7 Recruitment, Selection, and Retention 17. Work sample tests measure the ability to do something rather than the ability to know something. Answer: True Page: 258 Easy 18. Personality and general interest inventories are tests that have correct or incorrect answers. Answer: False Page: 259 Difficult 19. Unstructured interviews have low interrater reliability and seldom yield valid or useful information. Answer:
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