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The Selection Process

The information that a selection specialist uses to predict future job performance can be obtained from several different types of tools: application forms, interviews, tests, work simulations, and so on. In this assignment, use course materials, resources, and the Library to finish constructing your selection process. For this assignment, your selection process should include the following components:

1. Identification of the tool or tools to be used and ways in which technology can be used to make the tool(s) more effective.

2. Rationale for usage

3. How the tool or tools will be used in the selection process

4. List of resources cited

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Hi,

Interesting question! Let's look at two selection tools to consider for this question.

RESPONSE:

1. Identification of the tool or tools to be used and ways in which technology can be used to make the tool(s) more effective.

A. Behavioral Job Interview

Perhaps you could decide to use a Behavioral Job Interview as your selection tool. Here is one list of sample behavioral-based interview questions that you would decide on prior to the interview with the job applicant:

· Describe a situation in which you were able to use persuasion to successfully convince someone to see things your way.
· Describe a time when you were faced with a stressful situation that demonstrated your coping skills.
· Give me a specific example of a time when you used good judgment and logic in solving a problem.
· Give me an example of a time when you set a goal and were able to meet or achieve it.
· Tell me about a time when you had to use your presentation skills to influence someone's opinion.
· Give me a specific example of a time when you had to conform to a policy with which you did not agree.
· Please discuss an important written document you were required to complete.
· Tell me about a time when you had to go above and beyond the call of duty in order to get a job done.
· Tell me about a time when you had too many things to do and you were required to prioritize your tasks.
· Give me an example of a time when you had to make a split second decision.
· What is your typical way of dealing with conflict? Give me an example.
· Tell me about a time you were able to successfully deal with ...

Solution Summary

Referring to the selection process, this solution discusses in detail two tools to be used and ways in which technology can be used to make the tool(s) more effective. It also provides a rationale for usage and how the measures/tools will be used in the selection process.

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