Hiring Decisions. Sample comprised of 282 randomly selected HR professionals. Analyzing 282 response of 2,229 emails sent, 2,128 received (response rate = 13%) Survey fielded March 15 – 21, 2005; presentation generated on March 24, 2005. Margin of error is +/- 6%.
Interviews with behaviorally anchored rating scales (answer keys used to evaluate candidate responses and rating methods that produce a numeric score)
Biodata questionnaires (standardized questions on verifiable school/work history, reported in scales such as reliability, dependability, safety)
On-line, realistic job previews (RJP) (an overview of the job demands with questions to confirm interest in continuing the application process)
Workstyle or occupational personality profiling (e.g., persuasiveness, detail orientation, conscientiousness, rule following, optimism, goal orientation, data rational, boredom proneness, etc.)
Look for a White Paper covering additional analysis on data from this weekly survey by the Workforce Staffing and Deployment Panel in summer 2005.http://www.shrm.org/whitepapers/