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Validation studies

Describe the steps needed to conduct a validation study. What are the benefits of conducting a validation study? If you were to NOT conduct a validation study, what would be the risks?

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A validation study usually includes an analysis of the job that performance tests are being used for, a rationale for the tests that are being selected and used, information on how candidates typically perform on tests, and research results that correlate the test scores and the variables that have been selected to measure success in the employee's position to ensure that the test is a valid measurement.

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Describes the uses and need for validation studies.