Testing and Assessment: An Employer's Guide to Good Practices


October 2000


This Guide can help managers and workforce development professionals understand and use employment testing and assessment practices to meet their organization's human resources goals. It conveys the essential concepts of employment testing in easy-to-understand terms enabling managers and professionals to:

  • evaluate and select assessment tools and procedures that maximize chances for getting the right fit between jobs and employees;
  • administer and score assessment tools for their particular needs;
  • interpret assessment results; and
  • understand the professional and legal standards to be followed when conducting personnel assessment.

This updated version of the guide contains links to websites that provide additional information or services relevant to the various topics addressed in the guide.