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    What is the primary factor that should guide the selection of instruments for the prediction of future job performance?

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    In a Human Resources Department meeting, one of your co-workers asks you what factors you believe should be considered in the development and selection of instruments for predicting job performance. Using course materials to support your position, briefly write your response.

    What is the primary factor that should guide the selection of instruments for the prediction of future job performance?

    Why is this factor primary?

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    The primary factor that has a predictive relationship with job performance is personality. It is assessed through standardized instruments that tap into the Five Factor model.

    The Five Factor model:

    Work
    How well does person approach tasks and responsibilities?
    -- Example: differentiate between easygoing individuals and industrious people.

    Social
    How does the person interact with others?
    --- Example: differentiate between private persons and outgoing people.

    Stress
    How does the person respond pressure?
    --- Example: differentiate between ...

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