Thursday, October 10, 2013

CNBC, October 3, 2013, Thursday


October 3, 2013, Thursday

CNBC (full article)

Retail hiring gets high tech juice as holiday season nears

"I think the consensus from the research is that faking does happen, but it doesn't really change the predictive role of the test. … They learn to be who they need to be to fit that job," said John Hausknecht, an assistant professor of human resource studies at Cornell University.

"Job candidates who fail a personality test the first time often change their responses dramatically on the second test—even though adult personality is known to be generally stable and unlikely to change in the short interval (in this study, one year) between tests," Hausknecht wrote in his 2010 report.