1. Describe the similarities and differences between personality tests and integrity tests. When is each
warranted in the selection process?
Personality tests: These tests help capture the big five: extraversion, agreeableness,
1. In the video, what mistake was made during the selection process that contributed to the selected
employee, Eric, not being able to perform in the job he was hired for? Eric was hired based off of his
previous work experience. Although he had the exper
Chapter 5 Review Questions
1. List 5 sources of applicants that organizations turn to when recruiting. For each source, identify
needs specific to that source, as well as pros and cons of using the source for recruitment.
Needs specific to
1. What is the purpose of a task statement? How should task statements be written, and what
sorts of problems might you encounter in asking a person currently holding the job to write
Task statements are written descriptions of major tasks
When doing a quick review of the two resumes, the second one would be the one Id want to continue
further with. This is due to the organization of the resume and the layout. When viewing resumes, the
main points I want visible to the eye immediately are t
Chapter 8 Review Questions HRES
1. A selection plan describes what predictors will be used to assess the KSAOs required to perform the
job. What are the 3 steps to follow when developing a selection plan?
Step 1: The KSAOs are written in the left han
1. List and describe the most common initial assessment methods used for internal selection;
along with their strengths and weaknesses.
Talent management/succession systems: Organization is able to keep track of skills,
talents and an employees capabilit
1) What types of jobs did LinkedIn find in your search? My first search was in detail for Human
Resources in Saint Cloud, MN. Unfortunately, there were not many opportunities listed specifically for
HR. I had to broaden my search to the state of Minnesota
1. How do traditional and innovative career paths differ? List the advantages and disadvantages of
each. Traditional paths emphasize on mobility paths. Mobility paths consists of two different paths,
such as the hierarchical path and alternative path. Hie
1. I think the biggest issue here is they solely promoted Tom because of higher up
recommendations. The organization failed to look at his KSAOs and experience with the
qualifications the new position withholds.
2. By use of selection plans, I think they
Chapter 3 Review
1. Define Human Resource planning and provide a short explanation of the 4 basic
elements of Human Resource Planning. HRP is a way to forecast an organizations
labor demand and internal labor supply to determine gaps in employment and cre
Staffing for Your Own Job
1. Why did you identify and seek out the job with this organization? I know quite a few people
who work with Woodcraft Industries and they talk very highly of the c
Chapter 1 Review Questions
1. What are the 3 core components of staffing? Provide a brief definition for each
Recruitment: This is the first stage in staffing. Recruitment is used by both the applicant
as well as the
1. What topic (s) seems most interesting to you? Why? Recruiting has always interested in me. Ive
been a store manager in the past and Ive always wanted to partake in the recruiting process.
The idea of
A summary of the possible advantages and disadvantages of flexible staffing:
Many organizations have success with flexible staffing due to all the advantages that come with it. Using
flexible staffing for KMC can cut costs during slow seasons/times for th
1. Explain the difference between disparate impact and disparate treatment. Please include a
description of the type of evidence required for each.
Disparate treatment is an intentional discrimination where an employer treats an employee less
Assume that youre the staffing manager in an organization that informally, but strongly, discourages
you and other managers from hiring people with disabilities. The organizations rationale is that
people with disabilities are unlikely to be
O*Net Internet Exercise
Use the Internet and the O*Net Website http:/www.onetcenter.org to answer the
1. What is O*Net?
The O*NET program provides comprehensive occupational descriptions and data for use by job