ASR Bookshelf: Your Guide to Assessment-Related Resources

Periodically we will be posting links to resources that we have found from across the web.  We hope you find this information helpful as you navigate through the everyday, and not so everyday, issues facing HR professionals today.  Here’s a list of resources. onet

TESTING AND ASSESSMENT:  AN EMPLOYER’S GUIDE TO GOOD PRACTICES

A free publication from the U.S. Department of Labor Employment and Training Administration and O*NET.   This Guide is designed to help managers and human resource (HR) professionals use assessment practices to reach their organizations’ HR goals. It conveys the essential concepts of employment testing in easy-to-understand terms.

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TECHNOLOGY-ENHANCED ASSESSMENT OF TALENT

This SIOP publication by Nancy Tippins and Seymour Adler provides research-based guidelines to help practitioners make better decisions on using technology to assess talent at all levels of the organization and for a full range of applications, from entry-level selection to senior-level succession and talent management.  It also addresses measurement issues, examines case studies of current practice, and outlines agendas for future research and practice.

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HANDBOOK OF WORKPLACE ASSESSMENT

This SIOP publication by John C. Scott and Douglas H. Reynolds was the winner of the 2010 Academy of Human Resource Development’s R. Wayne Pace HRD Book of the Year Award!  Given the trend for organizations to streamline their workforces and focus on acquiring and retaining only top talent, a key challenge has been how to use assessment programs to deliver a high-performing workforce. This handbook directly addresses this challenge by presenting sound, evidence-based, and practical guidance for implementing assessment processes that will lead to exceptional decisions about people.

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THE GREAT WORKPLACE

This book by Michael Burchell and Jennifer Robin explores the concept of a great workplace and answers the fundamental question: What is the business value of creating a great workplace?  The book provides practical tips for organization leaders and brings the definition of a great workplace alive with anecdotes, best practices and quotations from employees working at some of the world’s best workplaces.

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