Assignment #6 – Chapter 6
Please answer these questions to the best of your ability using the information that you gathered from reading the chapter, along with information from your own work experience.
1. What experience have you, or someone close to you, had with pre-employment testing when applying for a
job? Did you feel that the testing was necessary? Why or why not?
2. Please read the article on D2L in the file entitled “Employme nt Testing and Privacy.” Now, look up a
different article about privacy and employment testing.
a. Briefly summarize the additiona l article that you found (include reference)?
b. What are some of the arguments in favor and against certain pre-employment tests being illegal or an invasion of privacy?
c. Which side of the issue do you agree with? Why?
3. Can people cheat on personality tests? Locate a source online to back-up your answer (include a reference
to your source). As an HR manager, what are some arguments you could make to an applicant against cheating?