Biographical Data in Employment Selection : Can Validities Be Made Generalizable ?

@inproceedings{Rothstein2004BiographicalDI,
  title={Biographical Data in Employment Selection : Can Validities Be Made Generalizable ?},
  author={Hannah R. Rothstein and Frank L. Schmidt},
  year={2004}
}
The hypothesis was examined that organizational specificity of biodata validity results from the methods typically used to select and key items. In this study, items were initially screened for job relevance, keying was based on large samples from multiple organizations, and items were retained only if they showed validity across organizations. Cross-validation was performed on approximately 11,000 first-line supervisors in 79 organizations. The resulting validities were meta-analyzed across… CONTINUE READING

Citations

Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 12 extracted citations

References

Publications referenced by this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 34 references

Validity generalization for 12,000 jobs: An application of synthetic validity and validity generalization to the General Aptitude Test Battery (GATE)

  • J. E. Hunter
  • Washington, DC: U.S. Employment Service…
  • 1980
Highly Influential
3 Excerpts

Task - based vs . ability - based ratings of job performance : Is the conventional wisdom wrong again ?

  • S. Goff, F. L. Schmidt
  • 1988

Task-based vs. ability-based ratings of job performance: Is the conventional wisdom wrong again? Unpublished paper, Department of Industrial Relations and Human Resources, University of Iowa

  • S. Goff, F. L. Schmidt
  • 1988

Unbiased estimation of sampling variance of correlations

  • J. C. Callender, H. G. Osburn
  • Journal of Applied Psychology,
  • 1988
2 Excerpts

Reexamining the component stability of Owens's biographical questionnaire

  • G. J. Lautenschlager, G. S. Shaffer
  • Journal of Applied Psychology,
  • 1987

Commentary on forty questions about validity generalization and meta - analysis

  • P. R. Sackett, N. Schmitt, M. L. Tenopyr, J. Kehoe, S. Zedeck
  • Personnel Psychology
  • 1985

Forty questions about validity generalization and meta - analysis

  • F. L. Schmidt, J. E. Hunter, K. Pearlman, H. R. Hirsh
  • Personnel Psychology
  • 1985

Further within - setting empirical tests of the situational specificity hypothesis in personnel selection

  • F. L. Schmidt, B. P. Ocasio, J. M. Hillery, J. E. Hunter
  • Personnel Psychology
  • 1985

A within - setting testing of the situational specificity hypothesis in personnel selection

  • F. L. Schmidt, J. E. Hunter
  • Personnel Ps . vchology
  • 1984

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…