Finding a selection method that does not disadvantage ‘protected’ groups is a laudable goal. However, it might be harder than the image of fairness of a situational judgement test or assessment centre would have you believe.
Wendy Lyons comments on a new study about how guilt-prone individuals are less likely to engage in unethical behaviour at work. http://www.bps.org.uk/news/why-guilty-people-can-make-good-employees
While one approach to getting more women into senior positions is to prepare them better for these roles, another way forward is to prepare the roles for women. This month’s newsletter focusses on a couple of articles that take this latter approach.
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Our Newsletter looks at this approach, summarising an article on the development of a generic SJT to measure EI
We have tried to make this quite complex research accessible our newsletter as well as to point out its crucial practical implications.