ORELA Business Education: HRM - Staffing Chapter Exam

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Question 1 1. Although downsizing saves a company money in salary and benefits, which of the following can be a disadvantage of this practice?

Question 2 2. 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 3 3. A background check involves:

Question 4 4. Tom was terminated due to a slowdown in demand for his company's products. His employer tells him he will be called back when product demand increases. Why is this scenario an example of a layoff?

Question 5 5. Nina is interviewing for a position as manager of a new store location. The interviewer asks if she could talk about her past experience with new store situations. Nina is getting what type of interview?

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Question 6 6. The Health Check tests for:

Question 7 7. Joe and a bunch of his buddies have just been terminated from employment because the company was able to reduce its labor requirements with new equipment. Why is this an example of a reduction-in-force?

Question 8 8. In the Testing step of the Hiring Process, a candidate is tested on:

Question 9 9. Which of the following causes of separation of employment is not voluntary in nature

Question 10 10. A successful architectural design firm is expanding its business and needs to hire three architects and five project managers in the next two months. The human resources department is already tied up with other critical staffing projects. Which of the following would BEST suit the firm's recruitment needs?

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Question 11 11. An interviewer has just given outstanding scores to an average applicant who followed several very poor applicants. What type of interviewing pitfall has the interviewer fallen into?

Question 12 12. Janice was just terminated. She was told her skills were not up to par for the company's needs. What type of termination did she undergo?

Question 13 13. To motivate employees to stay with the company, the HR manager recommends an across the board pay raise, which will get the company wages up to current market level. What type of tool is this?

Question 14 14. During an interview, which of the following occur?

Question 15 15. Which of the following may affect intrinsic motivation?

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Question 16 16. What type of interview uses open-ended questions and free flowing conversation?

Question 17 17. Which of the following factors increases the probability an employee will quit?

Question 18 18. Terminating employees:

Question 19 19. What is an advantage of employee referrals?

Question 20 20. Which of the following is NOT a benefit of promoting internal candidates into new positions?

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Question 21 21. The steps in the Hiring Process, in order, are:

Question 22 22. Beth is feeling burnt out at work. She needs a change, so she decides to quit her job and take classes to become a real estate agent, which she thinks will provide her with a more flexible schedule. Which of the following describes this example?

Question 23 23. Thomas quit his job to work for another company, while Jane retired after working 40 years. How does Thomas' termination compare to Jane's termination?'

Question 24 24. Which of the following is the BEST explanation of 'turnover'?

Question 25 25. How do group interviews and panel interviews differ?

ORELA Business Education: HRM - Staffing Chapter Exam Instructions

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