Using Unsupervised Internet Based Ability Testing

Views, Issues and Risks: Towards a Guide for Effective Practice Introduction Here’s the nub of the matter in hand within this article: “….applicants were born to lie and all high stakes assessments are likely to elicit deception” (Dilchert, Ones, Viswesvaran and Deller, (2006) cited in Peterson, et al. (2011)). There – I thought that would get your attention! Particularly if, like many others you have considered using ability testing at a distance via internet mediated technologies in selection.

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15FQ+ Behavioural Interview Report Released

15FQ+ Behavioural Interview Report Released The Behavioural Interview Report provides structured behavioural interview questions to attempt to elicit information about a respondent’s past behaviour. Such a technique is based on the premise that past behaviour is seen as the best predictor of future behaviour. Interviewees’ responses are generally considered reliable because they are based on what they actually did, as opposed to offering opinions or hypothetical responses. Organisations use competencies and competency frameworks to identify, develop and reinforce certain types of behaviours that are required to achieve organisational success.

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New Simplified 360 Standard Report

New Simplified 360 Standard Report We have today released a new simplified version of the 360 Standard report. This will be included in the 360 Standard Set and is available in both anonymised and rater named versions. A sample is available Here. The 360 Standard Set is prices at 1 credit per rater involved in reporting. The 360 report set includes: Please visit http://psytech.com/Resources/SampleReports for the example reports.

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BPS EFPA Qualifications – 04/09/2013 Cutoff Date To Map BPS Level A/B To EFPA Standards

BPS EFPA Qualifications – 04/09/2013 Cutoff Date To Map BPS Level A/B To EFPA Standards As you may be aware that the BPS changed the standards of the formally known Level A and B qualifications back in September 2011. The new EFPA standards (European Federation Psychological Association) now mean that the qualifications are now recognised throughout Europe and no longer just the UK. All previous BPS Level A & B qualifications will no longer be recognised as of 4th September 2013 however can be mapped over to the new EFPA qualifications.

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Introducing the Adapt-g Ability Test

Introducing the Adapt-g Ability Test Psytech has unveiled its latest ability assessment, the Adapt-g. Designed to assess reasoning ability (like the traditional GRT1 and GRT2), its key advantages are that: It is an adaptive test, meaning that it tailors question difficulty on the fly to suit the test-taker’s ability level, and can be administered unsupervised. It focuses on general mental ability, or g, which is consistently shown to be the best single predictor of job performance and trainability.

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