Citations with the tag: EMPLOYEE selection -- Research
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- Overall cost per hire is still on the rise.
// Personnel Journal; Dec95, Vol. 74 Issue 12, p26
Presents information from research by Employment Management Association on hiring of employees. Findings from research; Statistical information on cost per hire in 1994.
- 'Not- Required Indians' in India.
// South Asian Post; 11/1/2012, p23
The article focuses on a study conducted by MyHiringClub.com & NriJobPortal.com according to which hiring of non-resident Indian (NRI) professionals in India has declined by 11 per cent from the first quarter of 2011.
- Survey: Opportunities, obstacles for retailers seeking to hire women.
// Furniture/Today; 9/20/2010, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p21
The article presents the result of a survey which shows that 28% of retailers believe that nothing hinders them to hire more female sales associates.
- Increased hiring likely this year, study findings suggest.
// Journal of Business (10756124); 4/10/2014, Vol. 29 Issue 8, p28
The article discusses the results of the 2014 HireRight Employment Screening Benchmark Report which highlights the optimistic hiring forecast and the security gaps in the background screening programs of employers in the U.S.
- Mountain region CFOs project hiring activity will outpace...
// Enterprise/Salt Lake City; 10/9/95, Vol. 25 Issue 15, p17
Presents results from Robert Half International survey. Anticipation of financial hiring activity for Mountain region; Information on financial officers whose firms increased financial hiring activity; Statistics on other findings.
- Employers evaluate 90-day trial.
// NZ Business; Aug2012, p6
The article reports on a research study conducted by the New Zealand Department of Labour which shows that employers are using the 90-day trial period before hiring employees to reduce the risk of hiring the wrong workers.
- Gen X: The Most Demanding Age Group In the Workplace.
Hastings, Rebecca R. // HR Magazine; Dec2012, Vol. 57 Issue 12, p16
The article reports on the results of a study conducted by Dimensional Research in 2012 which found that hiring managers and human resource (HR) professionals consider members of Generation X to be a more demanding age group than members of the Millennial generation when applying for jobs.
- Chartered accountants business sentiment.
Hastings, Rebecca R. // Accountancy Ireland; Aug2013, Vol. 45 Issue 4, p85
The article covers the 2013 KBC Bank Ireland/Chartered Accountants Ireland Business Sentiment Survey which found that business hiring in Ireland has increased due to overall improved economic conditions.
- Company hiring slows.
Hastings, Rebecca R. // Accountancy; Oct2008, Vol. 142 Issue 1382, p49
This article discusses research by the company Careerbuilder LLC indicating a decline in the hiring of accountants. The survey also reported optimistic economic outlooks on the part of several managers. Respondents also commented on the lack of adequate talent to fill certain open positions or...
- Why Are Good Managers in Such Short Supply?
Hastings, Rebecca R. // HR Magazine; May2014, Vol. 59 Issue 5, p18
The article discusses the findings by Gallup researchers attributing the short supply of good managers to companies' failure to choose the right talent for manager positions.
Hastings, Rebecca R. // HR Specialist; Oct2014, Vol. 12 Issue 10, p8
The article offers information related to hiring of employees including the study from economist Steven Davis about time-to-hire in 2014 which is 25 days, three question introduced by Jeff Bezos of Amazon before hiring applicants, and the impact of Halloween on the workforce of an organization.
- A Critical Review of Employee Selection Methods in Eldoret Municipal Council, Kenya.
Kipchumba, Tarus Benjamin; Yano, Kuto Luka // Journal of Emerging Trends in Economics & Management Sciences; 2014, Vol. 5 Issue 3, p289
Given the complex nature and competitive environment under which they operate, the way forward for organizations is to have an efficient workforce. This paper is based on a study that investigated the employee selection methods and their implication on productivity. The paper focuses on the main...
- New Employer Survey.
Kipchumba, Tarus Benjamin; Yano, Kuto Luka // Liberal Education; Winter2010, Vol. 96 Issue 1, p5
The article focuses on the results of the national survey of employers conducted by the Hart Research Associates which reveals that hiring of employers will be focused more on four-year college graduates due to economic crisis.
- investigating personnel selection from a counseling perspective: do applicants' and recruiters' perceptions correspond?
Derous, Eva // Journal of Employment Counseling; Jun2007, Vol. 44 Issue 2, p60
This article considers personnel selection from a counseling perspective by investigating applicants' and recruiters' perceptions of the selection procedure, A survey was conducted among 700 applicants and 140 recruiters to investigate whether applicants' and recruiters' preferences for and...
- An Empirical Investigation of Dispositional Antecedents and Performance-Related Outcomes of Credit Scores.
Bernerth, Jeremy B.; Taylor, Shannon G. // Journal of Applied Psychology; Mar2012, Vol. 97 Issue 2, p469
Many organizations use credit scores as an employment screening tool, but little is known about the legitimacy of such practices. To address this important gap, the reported research conceptualized credit scores as a biographical measure of financial responsibility and investigated dispositional...
- CHAPTER 15: Employees and Independent Contractors.
Steingold, Fred // Legal Guide for Starting & Running a Small Business (97814133138; 4/ 1/2011, p265
The chapter provides information for small business owners concerning the hiring of employees and independent contractors. Among the topics discussed are ways to avoid illegal discrimination, ways to present job descriptions, and ways to conduct background checks on prospective employees....
- The Employment of Women Managers and Professionals in an Emerging Economy: Gender Inequality as an Organizational Practice.
Appold, Stephen J.; Siengthai, Sununta; Kasarda, John D. // Administrative Science Quarterly; Sep98, Vol. 43 Issue 3, p538
The study reported here uses the recent rapid growth in labor demand in an emerging economy to isolate the organizational forces determining the representation of women in high-skill jobs from labor supply factors. We test key predictions drawn from three theoretical perspectives: according to...
- Chequeos de Referencias, Habilidad Mental General y Experiencia: Un Estudio de Validez de Constructo.
Lado, Mario // Revista de Psicologia del Trabajo y de Las Organizaciones; 2012, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p119
Reference check is a term that reports information about personal characteristics related to job performance of one person and that another person (usually a supervisor) provide about the first. References are based on the assumption that "the best way to find out about someone is to ask someone...
- El proceso de selecciÃ³n y contrataciÃ³n del personal en las medianas empresas de la ciudad de Barranquilla (Colombia).
Arango, Rodrigo Naranjo // Pensamiento & GestiÃ³n; ene-jun2012, Issue 32, p83
The purpose of this paper is to show the results of a research project, which aimed at establishing if indeed the medium enterprises in the city of Barranquilla carry out fair selection and recruitment processes, caring the company policies and procedures. We used the information provided by the...
- Interviewing skills: building a Solid structure.
Arango, Rodrigo Naranjo // People Management; Apr2012, p30
The article discusses methods to educate interviewers and improve job interview techniques in order to boost the quality of an organisation's selection decisions. Suggested alternatives to the unstructured interview are presented, including the structured competency interview, the extended...
- Recruiting CRM specialists.
Stone, Merlin; Nowell, Matthew // Journal of Database Marketing & Customer Strategy Management; Jul2006, Vol. 13 Issue 4, p271
This paper is based on anonymous research carried out in summer 2005 with eight well-known companies. Here, the authors present the results and then suggest some conclusions based on this research and other work they have done to help companies find and then manage customer relationship...
- The Influence of Prior Living and Working Experience of Nordic Expatriates on Cultural Adjustment in the United States.
Gudmundsdottir, Svala // International Journal of Humanities & Social Science; Oct2012, Vol. 2 Issue 19, p87
Many organizations view a prior international experience as a good predictor of coping skills in the new environment, and, as a result, they have addressed this issue in the selection process. In practice, the general belief has been that an expatriate that is successful in one assignment is...
- Situational judgment tests: An overview of current research.
Whetzel, Deborah L.; McDaniel, Michael A. // Human Resource Management Review; Sep2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p188
Abstract: Situational judgment tests (SJTs) are popular personnel selection tests. To aid researchers, the paper summarizes the current knowledge and where knowledge gaps exist. To guide practice, the paper provides evidence-based recommendations. The paper begins with a brief history of SJTs,...
- Strategies for dealing with the diversity-validity dilemma in personnel selection: Where are we and where should we go?
De Soete, Britt; Lievens, Filip; Druart, Celina // Revista de Psicologia del Trabajo y de Las Organizaciones; 2013, Vol. 29 Issue 1, p3
The diversity-validity dilemma has been a dominant theme in personnel selection research and practice. As some of the most valid selection instruments display large ethnic performance differences, scientists attempt to develop strategies that reduce ethnic subgroup differences in selection...
- Are Skilled Workers Scarce?
Leibert, Alessia // Minnesota Employment Review;
The article discusses the Hiring Difficulties Survey by Minnesota's Department of Employment and Economic Development (DEED) in the fall of 2012. It informs that nursing sector had minimum problems as registered nurses were present with required skills. It adds that manufacturing sector faced...
- Workforce Planning and Talent Acquisition: An Exploration.
PANDA, SUNITA; SAHOO, CHANDAN KUMAR // Productivity; Apr-Jun2013, Vol. 54 Issue 1, p77
To perform better and to compete in highly dynamic environment, organizations these days have started focussing on acquiring the best talent. An effective workforce planning can help to focus on the dire needs of talent which will lead towards organizational success. Once those needs are known...
- Testing adds up for majority of employers.
Crail, Mark // Personnel Today; 8/8/2006, p55
The article presents information on a study conducted in Great Britain on the prevalent forms of occupational testing, along with traditional selection tools. Employers apply four different selection methods before making a hiring decision, above the traditional interviews, application forms or...
- But it's ability not personality that countsâ€¦.
Crail, Mark // Personnel Today; 8/8/2006, p55
The article presents information on a study conducted in Great Britain, which states that psychometric tests or personality tests are now being used in some form by most of the business firms. However, ability tests are also being used. The public sector resorts to ability tests more often....
- â€¦while the pen is still mightier than the web.
Crail, Mark // Personnel Today; 8/8/2006, p55
The article presents information on a study conducted in Great Britain, which states that although the use of intranet and Internet-based online testing is increasing, paper-and-pencil exercises at the workplace continue to exist. Although most of the new hires will use computers in their work,...
- Web Support Staffing at Highest Level Since Dot.Com Bust, Appears to be Rising After Period of Stability.
Crail, Mark // Computer Economics Report;
The article discusses a study regarding staffing functions for web or electronic commerce (e-commerce) development and operations. The study examined the sector and organization size's influence on web staffing. It defines web or e-commerce staff as people responsible for creating and...
- INTERVIEW SKILLS 101.
Owens, Dave // UFRA Straight Tip; Apr-Jun2014, Vol. 15 Issue 2, p12
The article offers tips for job applicants on how to prepare for an employment interview. It highlights the significance of the interview portion in allowing employers to assess a job applicant's capabilities. It also discusses methods for answering interview questions, interview etiquette such...
- Cultural Similarities Influence Hiring Decisions.
Meinert, Dori // HR Magazine; Feb2013, Vol. 58 Issue 2, p18
The article reports on a study conducted by researchers at Northwestern University that found that employers, hiring managers, and human resource professionals often hire employees who share their personal interests and personality traits over employees who would do the best work. The research...
- AUTOMATIZAÃ‡ÃƒO DO PROCESSO DE SOLICITAÃ‡ÃƒO E CONTRATAÃ‡ÃƒO DE NOVOS FUNCIONÃRIOS.
Santos Couto, Carine; Lasalvia, Vânia Cristina // Revista OPARA; 2014, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p38
This article presents some measures to solve the problems encountered in the flow of request and hiring new employees, seeking the improvement of the application process and recruitment. It is presented a brief study on the framework and that is reason why the choice of a framework for the...
- Superintendent Searches.
Santos Couto, Carine; Lasalvia, Vânia Cristina // School Administrator; Sep2006, Vol. 63 Issue 8, p56
The article reports on a study which found that superintendent searches conducted by external agencies yielded longer tenures than those selected by school boards. The study illustrates a direct relationship between the search mechanisms (internal or external) and the size of the applicant...
- LEADING NEW COLLEGE HIRES.
Downey, W. Scott // Agri Marketing; Apr2009, Vol. 47 Issue 3, p31
The article focuses on how the college hires have become competitive in terms of employment. It notes that technology and society are two influential factors that contribute in shaping the potential employees who are hired from college campuses. The aptitude for mobility and telecommunications...
- A hybrid multi-criteria decision-making model for personnel selection in manufacturing systems.
Dağdeviren, Metin // Journal of Intelligent Manufacturing; Aug2010, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p451
This study described a hybrid model for supporting the personnel selection process in manufacturing systems. Personnel selection is a very important issue for an effective manufacturing system, since the improper personnel might cause many problems affecting productivity, precision, flexibility...
- Ambivalent Sexism and Applicant Evaluations: Effects on Ambiguous Applicants.
Salvaggio, Amy; Streich, Michelle; Hopper, Jennifer // Sex Roles; Nov2009, Vol. 61 Issue 9/10, p621
The purpose of the current research was to evaluate how gender stereotypes and sexist attitudes affect responses to hypothetical job applicants. In Study 1 ( N = 93) undergraduate and graduate students in the Southwestern USA evaluated a male, female, or gender-ambiguous resume. They also...
- Employers said to misinterpret social media when hiring.
Salvaggio, Amy; Streich, Michelle; Hopper, Jennifer // Journal of Business (10756124); 7/18/2013, Vol. 28 Issue 15, pA12
The article focuses on the study by researchers from North Carolina State University in Raleigh, North Carolina which states that companies using Facebook to screen job applicants might have a fundamental misconception of online behavior, resulting to the elimination of desirable job candidates.
- CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY, APPLICANTS' ETHICAL PREDISPOSITIONS AND ORGANIZATION ATTRACTION.
LU ZHANG; GOWAN, MARY // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings; 2008, p1
This article discusses research into the effect of corporate social responsibility on job applicant attraction. The weighting of corporate social responsibility as a factor in the competition for talent is considered. The combined analysis of ethical, environmental, corporate economic, and legal...
- Get to the Source.
Zielinski, Dave // HR Magazine; Nov2012, Vol. 57 Issue 11, p67
The article discusses how companies track their hiring practices and how to make employment statistic self-reporting more effective for companies. Topics include why new employees are not reliable sources for how job applicants find jobs, how source-of-hire metrics have helped companies hire...
- Small-Firm Cheer Improves.
Investor's Business Daily // Investors Business Daily; 6/11/2014, pA01
4 NFIB's optimism index rose for a 3rd month in May to the highest level since Sept. '07. More employers expect to increase hiring and see sales rising. But fewer expect to make capital outlays or boost inventories. NFIB says tax and regulatory uncertainty is still stifling business.
- In WWD Today.
Investor's Business Daily // WWD: Women's Wear Daily; 9/20/2011, Vol. 202 Issue 60, p1
The article offers information on the articles in the September 29, 2011 issue of "Women's Wear Daily" (WWD) including one the opening of 80 stores by Para SpA, one former Simon Spurr president Tommy Fazio who will join Nordstrom Inc. as the men's fashion director, and one on a study regarding...
- Selekcja jako instrument ksztaÅ‚towania wizerunku pracodawcy.
DOLOT, ANNA // Education of Economists & Managers / Edukacja Ekonomistow i Mene; paz-gru2013, Vol. 30 Issue 4, p85
The aim of the article is to present selected elements which can in different way influence employer branding in the personnel selection process. In the first place the term of personnel selection process and its methods were defined. Special attention was paid to job interview and Assessment...
- Search Committee Effectiveness in Determining a Finalist Pool: A Case Study.
Howze, Philip C. // Journal of Academic Librarianship; Jul2008, Vol. 34 Issue 4, p340
One hundred twenty five applications for an entry-level librarian position were examined to determine whether a search committee at one major Midwestern university library chose finalists based on form over substance, and whether candidates who met the required qualifications were advanced to...
- Â¿Producen Resultado Adverso de GÃ©nero las Entrevistas Estructuradas de SelecciÃ³n de Personal?
Alonso, Pamela // Revista de Psicologia del Trabajo y de Las Organizaciones; 2011, Vol. 27 Issue 1, p43
Previous studies have demonstrated the validity and reliability of structured interviews for personnel selection. However, results have been contradictory on whether this method produces adverse impact against women. This study is a meta-analysis to determine if structured interviews produce...
- What CIOs Really Want in Job Candidates.
McCafferty, Dennis // Baseline; 9/22/2014, p1
The article reports on a survey from technology professionals provider Robert Half Technology on what chief information officers (CIOs) really want in job candidates. Topics discussed include views of Robert Half Technology executive John Reed on job candidates with real-world information...
- The selection of talent as a group process. A literature review on the social dynamics of decision making in grant panels.
van Arensbergen, Pleun; van der Weijden, Inge; van den Besselaar, Peter // Research Evaluation; Oct2014, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p298
Talent selection within science is increasingly performed by panels, e.g. by reviewing grant or fellowship applications. Many studies from fields of sociology of science and science policy studies have been conducted to identify biases and predict outcomes of these processes, mainly focusing on...
- The Best Way To Choose Employees Who Are Fit For the Job and Your Organization.
Smith, Sandy // EHS Today Exclusive Insight; 11/3/2014, p1
The article discusses the results of research by Kimberly Nei which examined ways to choose employees who are fit for the job and the organization. Topics discussed include the use of values to assess job candidates, the failure of hiring managers to determine the candidate's ability to perform...
- WATCH YOURSELF.
Knight, Helen // New Scientist; 12/23/2006, Vol. 192 Issue 2583/2584, p19
The article discusses online social networks that were popular in 2006 such as YouTube and MySpace. The author states that as more people post personal information online, the data can be used by cybercriminals and internet predators. Employers and governments are also taking advantage of these...
- â€¦but staff selection using online tools remains a minority pursuit.
Knight, Helen // Personnel Today; 11/20/2007, p55
The article offers information on a survey conducted in order to determine the use of online methods in the employee selection process. The survey revealed that the use of online methods in the selection process is not widespread. It has been discovered that one in four organizations use gateway...