What is Validity? Why It’s So Important When Using Employment Tests

February 12, 2019
What is Validity? Why It’s So Important When Using Employment Tests

This is a Brief Article – 3-minute read

In the simplest terms validity confirms an assessment tool or process “measures what it purports to measure”, “is job relevant” and “does assist in making more effective hiring or development decisions”.

Keep in mind that the reference to assessment tools or processes doesn’t just refer to our Prevue/ASSESS/Big5/Chequed assessments. The need to confirm validity applies to any and all tools and procedures that are used in assessing individuals including the collection of information from job applicants, the contents of screening and interviewing questions, any kind of testing used in the hiring process and even background and reference checks.

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