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Employee Selection: Recruiting & Interviewing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Which types of interviews are generally the most reliable?

Question 2 2. In a structured interview, _____.

Question 3 3.

Which metric does the following equation measure?

(External costs + Internal costs) / Total number of hires in a time period

Question 4 4. A hiring manager who wants to measure quality-of-hire can use which of the following?

Question 5 5. Janet, the editor of a national newspaper, is looking for a writer to join the team. Which of the following tools would be the most helpful in selecting the right candidate?

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Question 6 6. In which of the following answer choices is the employer administering a test during the recruitment process?

Question 7 7. During which stage of the hiring process is the candidate typically subjected to a drug screen?

Question 8 8. During the background check portion of the hiring process, the hiring manager will typically _____.

Question 9 9. All of the following are benefits of psychological assessments EXCEPT:

Question 10 10. HR manager Karen wants to administer a personality test to job candidates. Which of the following tests should she use?

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Question 11 11. HR manager Lyle is interviewing several candidates for a front desk clerk position. Which of the following is an example of a problem-solving type of question Lyle can ask?

Question 12 12. An interview where the interviewer only asks open-ended questions is referred to as a(n) _____.

Question 13 13. Which statement concerning unstructured interviews is most accurate?

Question 14 14.

Ryan, the HR manager of a candle-making company, is looking to hire a new candle-maker. Instead of using a list of predetermined questions, Ryan likes interviews to flow like an everyday conversation. He also prefers to meet candidates in informal settings, such as coffee shops, and likes to probe or ask new questions as the need arises.

What type of interview does this best describe?

Question 15 15. What are predictors, as utilized in the Industrial/Organizational decision-making method?

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Question 16 16. Which decision-making method is a scientifically-based empirical method?

Question 17 17. Which of the following is an example of a hard criterion used to select a candidate for a job?

Question 18 18. The necessary job functions of a position tend to be _____.

Question 19 19. Josh is applying for a front desk position at a hotel. In which of the following scenarios is he going through a panel interview?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is the best example of an open-ended interview question?

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Question 21 21. Which of the following information is found in a job description?

Question 22 22. Which of the following is an example of a creative recruiting practice?

Question 23 23. An HR manager is trying to determine what qualifications the candidates have in order to best serve the company. It is clear that the CV of several candidates are excellent, and it is now the HR manager's job to decide which of them will be invited to participate in face-to-face interviews. The remaining candidates' information will be stored in a database for possible future opportunities with the company. Why is this an example of application review?

Question 24 24. Helen in HR is interviewing five applicants today. She will ask each of them the same job related and situational questions and record the answers. What type of interview is Helen giving?

Question 25 25. Which of the following is a type of behavioral interviewing questions?

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Question 26 26. According to industrial-organizational psychology, which is the better promotional statement for a company seeking talent?

Question 27 27. Larry and Sandra own ABC Services, a landscaping and home remodeling company. Each year, they go to the city's home and garden expo and advertise for open positions at their company. They also have a booth so they can meet and talk to any attendees who might be interested in coming to work for them. What is this an example of?

Question 28 28. What is a structured interview?

Question 29 29. Hard criteria are what type of criteria?

Question 30 30. Why might a selection process include a personality or stress-related test?

Employee Selection: Recruiting & Interviewing Chapter Exam Instructions

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