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.
- 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.
- New Employer Survey.
Hastings, Rebecca R. // 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.
- 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...
- ï¿½but staff selection using online tools remains a minority pursuit.
Hastings, Rebecca R. // 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...
- 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; 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....
- 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...
- 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.
Dagdeviren, 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...
- Delays or freeze in recruitment masks true deficit in personnel.
Snow, Tamsin // Nursing Standard; 8/26/2009, Vol. 23 Issue 51, p6
The article reports that figures concerning job vacancies within the nursing sector of Great Britain drastically underestimate the number of posts that are unfilled. The nationï¿½s Department of Health defines a vacancy in a specific way, which states that if a trust is not recruiting...
- 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 selecciï¿½n y contrataciï¿½n del personal en las medianas empresas de la ciudad de Barranquilla (Colombia).
Arango, Rodrigo Naranjo // Pensamiento & Gestiï¿½n; 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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,...
- Superintendent Searches.
Crail, Mark // 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...
- 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...
- Employers said to misinterpret social media when hiring.
Gudmundsdottir, Svala // 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.
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- In WWD Today.
Knight, Helen // 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...
- 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...
- 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...
- COMPLEMENTARY AND SUPPLEMENTARY FIT DURING RECRUITMENT: AN INTEGRATION.
LU ZHANG; GOWAN, MARY // Academy of Management Annual Meeting Proceedings; 2011, p1
The article presents research which integrated perspectives from two different traditions of person-environment (PE) fit during the process of hiring employees. This study focused on the idea that value congruence affects organizational attraction through the expectations of need fulfillment of...
- A Research-Based Child Welfare Employee Selection Protocol: Strengthening Retention of the Workforce.
Ellett, Alberta J.; Ellett, Chad D.; Ellis, Jacquelyn; Lerner, Betsy // Child Welfare; Sep/Oct2009, Vol. 88 Issue 5, p49
This article describes the development and initial implementation of a new employee selection protocol (ESP) for child welfare grounded in the results of recent large-scale employee retention studies and a set of research-based, minimally essential knowledge, skills, abilities, and values. The...
- Personnel Administrators' Preferences for Rï¿½sumï¿½ Content: A Survey and Review of Empirically Based Conclusions.
Hutchinson, Kevin L. // Journal of Business Communication; Fall84, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p5
Suggestions for resume construction are often based upon intuition or anecdotal evidence. This paper reports preferences for rï¿½sumï¿½ content from a survey of Fortune 500 Personnel Administrators. The article reviews and summarizes the empirical evidence available on resume content....
- Selecting Faculty for Christian Business Colleges: Basic Considerations and the Role of Religious Commitment.
Kaupins, Gundars; Coco, Malcolm // Conflict Resolution & Negotiation Journal; Sep2010, Issue 3, p80
A survey of 146 faculty and administrators from the Christian Business Faculty Association revealed respondent experiences and attitudes associated with faculty selection at their schools. Results show that most respondents received initial contacts with each school through direct referrals from...
- Hiring preferences of special libraries in Makati.
Kaupins, Gundars; Coco, Malcolm // Journal of Philippine Librarianship; 2007, Vol. 27 Issue 1/2, p190
The article presents a study which examines whether there is a significant difference between the hiring preferences of public and private special libraries in Makati, Philippines. The goal of the study is to determine the qualifications that applicants must possess to be considered a candidate...
- The use of biodata for employee selection: Past research and future directions.
Breaugh, James A. // Human Resource Management Review; Sep2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p219
Abstract: Although biodata has been shown to be one of the best predictors of employee performance and turnover, a number of important issues remain unresolved (e.g., how broadly or narrowly should biodata be defined?). This paper has three main objectives. The first objective is to provide a...
- The employment interview: A review of current studies and directions for future research.
Macan, Therese // Human Resource Management Review; Sep2009, Vol. 19 Issue 3, p203
Abstract: The employment interview continues to be a prevalent device used by organizations and a popular topic of study among researchers. In fact, over 100 new articles have been published since Posthuma, Morgeson and Campion''s [Posthuma, R. A., Morgeson, F. P., & Campion, M. A. (2002)....
- A study of labour market information needs through employers' seeking behaviour.
Sanchez-Cuadrado, Sonia; Morato, Jorge; Andreadakis, Yorgos; Moreiro, Jose Antonio // Information Research; Dec2010, Vol. 15 Issue 4, p5
Introduction. The objective of this study is understand the information needs that businesses have while seeking Library and Information Science professionals and analyse how they formulate those needs. Method. The analysis is performed by examining the professional skills and capabilities...
- Fuzzy Multi-Criteria Decision Making (MCDM) in Human Resource Selection Procedure - A case study of Indian IT Industry.
Mittal, K. C.; Goel, Ashok Kumar; Mohindru, Pankaj // BVIMR Management Edge; Jan-Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p89
This paper aims to discuss the considerable theoretical and practical issues in employee selection and recruitment processes of leading Indian Information Technology (IT) companies like TCS and HCL. Further, the author aims to have a profound understanding as to how these selection strategies in...
- ANALYSIS OF RECRUITMENT AND SELECTION PROCESS AT SBI LIFE INSURANCE COMPANY LIMITED.
SWETHA, P. // International Journal of Research in Computer Application & Mana; Jul2013, Vol. 3 Issue 7, p108
Successful employment planning is designed to identify an organization's human resource needs. Once these needs are known, an organization will want to meet them. Organizations have to recruit people with requisite skills, qualifications and experience, if they have to survive and flourish in a...
- Hire Well.
Peal, Christopher J. // Principal; Sep/Oct2007, Vol. 87 Issue 1, p42
This article focuses on the responsibility of principals to make good hiring decisions with teachers. Guidelines to help in that process are discussed. They include screening meticulously, asking the right questions, going beyond the interview itself with seeing samples of work or achievements...