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Predicting Job Performance: Primary Factor

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. Be sure to include the following:

--What is the primary factor that should guide the selection of instruments for the prediction of future job performance? (1 paragraph)
--Why is this factor primary?

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

The primary factor that should guide the selection of instruments for the prediction of future job performance should be the past job performance. By past performance, I mean not only the quality of the work done in the past but the overall performance. This includes, the working relationships formed, the contribution to the tasks allotted and the ability to work and perform under exacting circumstances. The past performance also means the ability to mold one's self into different situations and positively influence ...

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The 426 word solution presents a good discussion about factors of job performance and explains why the factor is primary.

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