Tag: Testing

CareerXroads Research: Pre-Employment Drug Screening

CareerXroads Research: Pre-Employment Drug Screening

With the changes the United States is seeing at a state level with regards to the legal use of recreational and medicinal drugs, companies have an interesting challenge ahead of them when considering pre-employment drug screening. Additionally, companies know that performing drug screening on 100% of their candidates can be incredibly expensive and often has…

Blindfold First: Reducing Implicit Bias, Improving Fair Hiring Practices

Blindfold First: Reducing Implicit Bias, Improving Fair Hiring Practices

In graduate school we studied (and had plenty of time to calculate by hand) Type 1 (Alpha) and Type 2 (Beta) errors. Translated into Talent Acquisition these errors could be described as follows: Type 1: “What is the probability that you rejected a candidate who would be much more successful than the hire you did…