Posts tagged HRCP
Instructor Post: What we can learn from Geoffrey Owens

The recent story about Geoffrey Owens, former Cosby Show cast member struck a nerve with me. In short, he was shamed for being a celebrity that now works as a cashier/bagger at Trader Joes. I cringed at the thought of shaming someone for earning an honest living. The irony of looking down on people for not working while criticizing the type of work baffled me. It made me reflect on a few things: 

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Reliability and Validity

Reliability is a scientific term that refers to the degree to which a test consistently predicts what the employer thinks it predicts. It asks the question is the tool dependable and consistent in predicting the same outcomes each time the instrument is used. This instrument in this case is whatever instrument we are using in the selection process.

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