Unformatted text preview: equired of applicants and employees of federal contractors. Questions about the efficacy of testing Why spend large sums on testing when… testing for drugs doesn’t appear to make the workplace safer or improve employee performance?
few applicants actually test positive and alcohol abuse creates more problems in the workplace? Most Common Types of Background Checks
Use of Pre-Employment Selection Tools by Fortune 1000 Companies* *Tools that 212 security representatives at Fortune 1000 companies said their companies use consistently.
Source: Top Security Threats and Management Issues Facing Corporate America, Pinkerton Consulting and Investigations, Inc. Principles of Assessment
Principles of Assessment Don’t rely on a single method.
Use only fair and unbiased instruments. Use only reliable instruments.
Use only valid instruments for a specific purpose.
Use only tools designed for a specific group.
Use instruments with understandable instructions.
Ensure test administration staff are properly trained.
Ensure test conditions are suitable for all test takers.
Provide reasonable accommodation.
Maintain confidentiality of results.
Ensure proper interpretation of results. Variables in the Employment Interview Variables in the Employment Interview Better hide the tattoo if you want Better hide the tattoo i...
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- Fall '07
- background checks, Fortune 1000, Online Applications, Employee Polygraph Protection