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What is it that predicts success at work? Let’s look at the research. Measures
Cognitive ability and Integrity Cognitive ability and Structured Interviews Cognitive ability and work sample Work sample tests Cognitive ability Structured interviews Personality tests as a measure of risk – six factor model with a focus on Honesty-Humility, Emotionality and Conscientiousness Values as a measure of risk Integrity Tests Personality tests as a measure of success – six factor model with a focus on Honesty-Humility, Emotionality and Conscientiousness Personality tests – big five with a focus on Neuroticism, Conscientiousness and Agreeableness Unstructured interviews
Source: Modified from Robertson, I.T & Smith, M. (2001) Personnel Selection Journal of Occupational and Organisational Psychology (2001), (74), 441-472.

Validity (r)
0.65 0.63 0.60 0.54 0.51 0.51 0.50 0.43 0.41 0.40 0.40 0.35

The evidence is that recruitment without psychological testing is unsupportably risky. Psychological assessments figure in all of the top 5 most predictive recruitment methods. It is also a powerful foundation for staff development.

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