IQ? EQ? 4-Q? What Every HR Professional Should Know About Hiring Assessments

2014 Annual Conference
Workplace Application: Discover what hiring assessment approaches have the highest predictive validity and are most effective according to prevailing research findings.
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Recent research has shown that there is a large and disturbing gap between what researchers have found relative to the effectiveness of different hiring assessment approaches, and what HR practitioners know and believe on this topic. This session will reveal prevailing research findings (and debunk some common myths) on the effectiveness of various assessment strategies, arming you with critical knowledge to systematically select top-performing employees and ensure maximum ROI on their assessment practices. You will also learn what criteria you should consider when selecting an assessment instrument.

Date(s) & Time(s): 
Tuesday, June 24, 2014 - 7:00am to 8:15am

Whitney Martin


As a measurement strategist, Whitney’s passion and expertise lies in the field of surveys and assessments. A self-professed “data nerd,” Whitney has a Master’s degree in the area of Human Resources Measurement and Evaluation and has conducted extensive research on the predictive validity of various hiring assessment strategies.

Whitney has been a highly rated speaker at several National HR Conferences and has authored articles on assessments for several books and publications, including Harvard Business Review. She is a member of the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology (SIOP) and has two decades of experience working in the assessment industry.

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Credit Type: 
HR Credit
Session Type: 
Concurrent Session
HR Expertise
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