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What is employee placement?

The process of assigning workers to appropriate jobs

Only takes place when there are two or more positions that a new worker could fill


What is a validity check of the employee selection process?

Test the selection procedures to determine if they succeeded in identifying the best workers for the job.


Equal Employment Opportunity in Employee Selection and Placement

•Adverse Impact: Occurs when members of one sub-group are selected disproportionately more or less often than members of another sub-group


Take Home Message

Selection requires matching the job requirements with the attributes of the applicant.

The selection process involves four stages: employee recruitment; employee screening; employee selection and placement; validity check

Employee screening techniques vary in their effectiveness

An important factor in all personnel decisions is to protect against discrimination in employment