Archive for March, 2012

Legal Trends: Employment Selection Systems – How Risky is Yours?

Friday, March 16th, 2012

With a doctorate in I-O psychology, one side of me is a trained ‘talent selection system designer’. A big part of what we learn in grad school, and then apply in the real world, is the legal compliance side of testing.¬†There are a raft of regulations to consider (i.e. the EEOC¬†Uniform Guidelines and OFCCP compliance) to help companies avoid discrimination through testing. And I’ll tell you from experience, most companies are very concerned about keeping their legal risks low (they’d love them to be ‘nil’, which is difficult if not impossible) when planning a selection process or system to implement. (more…)