Validating a dexterity test
Therefore, employment test validation is inherently proven if the skills or material being tested are necessary for that particular role.
For instance, if you need to hire a new member of your finance team, you might want to make sure that candidates are familiar with particular software programs – such as Microsoft Excel, Quick Books or Sage Peachtree – before you hire them (or before they come in for an interview).
The Rosenbusch Test of Finger Dexterity (developed by Doris F.
Rosenbusch, MA, OTR), a new instrument that measures the speed of interdigital manipulation of objects by each hand separately…
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Want to Learn About Biddle's Test Validation and Analysis Program (TVAP)?
Many hiring managers have heard about validation studies when it comes to employee selection and testing tools.
However, most people are unclear about what employment test validation studies are and why – or if – they’re really necessary.
By objectively demonstrating differences between your most and least successful employees through testing and the creation of baseline files – and assuring the traits are applicable to the job – your organization will meet the necessary legal requirements for "business necessity" and "job-relatedness” without needing a third-party pre-employment test validation study.
Note: If you have additional questions about the legality of any testing method for employee selection, transfer or promotion or about pre-employment test validation in general, we urge you to speak with legal counsel.
However, a key Supreme Court case decision in WATSON v.