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PSYC 305010313 PREDICTORSImportance of PredictorsSelection is about prediction forecasting who is likely to succeed in jobs based on available dataIf we knew who was going to be a good performer we wouldnt need predictorsIn effect predictors forecast criteria since we dont have cdata cdperformanceriterion Classification of TestsTest systematic procedure for observing behavior and describing it with the aid of numerical scalesTestspredictorsassessmentsTypes of testsSpeed vs Power power ACTSATs speedtypingSpeed test composed of easier items with a short time limit in which individuals are told to do as many as they canPower test no fixed time limit measures cognitive abilityIndividual vs GroupIndividual test administered to one person at a time very costly in terms of time and moneyGroup test many applicants can be tested at same time Gen Cog Ab test like Wonderlic Personnel TestPaperandPencil vs PerformancePandP test most typical kind of test where individuals are asked to respond to a series of items in a test booklet Most Cog Ab tests GREsPerformance test require the manipulation of an object or piece of equipment Flight simulatorsValidity of Predictors ReviewReliability and Validity are very important
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