PSYCHOMETRICS IN RECRUITMENT
The literature on the use of psychometrics for recruitment has been scarce at its best and fails to address major developments in the field. The current study is aimed to add to the body of literature focusing on the applications of psychometrics in recruitment. A particular emphasis is put on the construction of psychometric tests and its correlation with job performance predictability.
Through an extensive literature review, it is found that a study of such a nature has not been undertaken previously. The study is executed by adopting a qualitative research method, using a semi-structured, open-ended questionnaire interviewing three highly specialized psychometric professionals in two companies across two continents. The findings are subsequently examined using grounded theory.
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