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Employee Selection: Recruiting & Interviewing - Chapter Summary
Our helpful instructors cover the recruiting and interviewing portion of the employee selection process in this chapter. Human resource recruitment and the hiring process are just a few of the topics covered in our easy-to-follow lessons. You can work through them at your own pace and use the video tabs feature to re-watch just one portion of a video lesson. We've made sure that the study process is enjoyable and simple for you by making these tools accessible any time on your mobile phone, tablet or computer. After you complete these lessons, you should be able to:
- Understand how to design personnel selection systems and recruitment processes
- Explain the application of the industrial/organizational decision-making method
- Detail strategic human resource metrics for recruitment and hiring
- Discuss how personnel psychology is used as a criteria for decision making
- Understand the applications of psychological assessments in employee selection
- Outline the pros and cons of common staffing selection methods
- Define an unstructured interview and its advantages and disadvantages
- Identify the process of a structured interview and provide examples
1. What Is Recruitment in HR?
Finding the right applicant for any job takes time and money. Developing the right recruitment skills helps the organization get and retain quality applicants. Learn about recruitment in HR in this lesson, and take a quiz afterward to see what you've learned.
2. The Hiring Process: How Human Resource Managers Recruit and Hire Employees
When a company is hiring, they need to ensure that they hire the right employees. There are several different steps involved in the hiring process. This lesson explains these steps that include application forms, testing, interviewing, reference checks and health exams.
3. Designing Recruitment Processes & Personnel-Selection Systems
Picking the right employee can not be a guessing game. Industrial-organizational psychologists help organizations determine the best recruitment and selection processes. In this lesson we will discuss these systems.
4. The Industrial/Organizational Decision-Making Method: Definition & Application
The industrial/organizational approach to the hiring selection process is scientific in nature. This lesson reviews the steps required for this unbiased decision-making method.
5. Strategic Human Resource Metrics: Recruitment & Hiring
In this lesson, you'll learn about recruitment and hiring metrics in the human resources field. Explore the different metrics and when you are through, answer a few quiz questions to test your comprehension.
6. Personnel Psychology: Criteria for Decision-Making
Personnel psychology guides human resource officers in their search for new employees. This lesson reviews how to develop criteria for decision-making in new hire selection processes.
7. Psychological Assessments in Employee Selection: Application & Interpretation
Psychological assessments in employee selection can be controversial. They serve an important purpose, but also must be interpreted carefully. This lesson reviews these concepts.
8. Common Staffing Selection Methods: Definitions, Interview Types, Pros & Cons
Most companies rely on interviewing potential employees as part of the selection process. In this lesson, you'll learn about different types of interviews utilized by companies. We'll also cover some of the major pitfalls in using them.
9. Unstructured Interview: Definition, Advantages, Disadvantages & Example
Have you ever been interviewed for a job? If so, you've probably participated in an unstructured interview. Learn more about unstructured interviews from examples and test your new knowledge with a quiz in this lesson.
10. Structured Interview: Definition, Process & Example
Psychologists and researchers often use structured interviews in order to gain information in an efficient and streamlined manner. Learn more about structured interviews through examples in this lesson, and then test your knowledge with a quiz.
11. Behavioral Interviewing: Methodology & Techniques
We will explore the various types of questions used in behavioral interviewing and the best way to answer them. After reading this, you will be prepared to conduct or participate in a behavioral health interview.
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Other chapters within the Psychology 301: Industrial/Organizational Psychology course
- Introduction to Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Job Analysis & Evaluation Methods
- Performance Management: Evaluating Employee Performance
- Employee Training & Development
- Employee Motivation, Satisfaction & Commitment
- The Psychology of Employee Engagement
- Leadership & Conflict in the Workplace
- The Psychology of Groups
- Teamwork & Teams in the Workplace
- Organizational Development & Change
- Workplace Psychological Health
- Research Methods in Industrial/Organizational Psychology
- Required Assignments for Psychology 301
- Studying for Psychology 301