Selection Reliability & Validity

Selection Reliability and Validity

  All selection procedures and employment decisions must be made in a reliable and valid manner.

-Reliability: means consistency or repeat-ability of the process, procedure or decision.

-Validity: means the process, procedure or decision actually measures what it is intended to measure.

*Failing to have reliable and valid procedures and processes for selection will significantly increase the potential liability of your employment decisions. Your organization will reduce this potential liability by following the Uniform Guidelines of Employee Selection Procedures (UGESPs). The UGESPs recommend Content Validity, Construct Validity or Criterion-Related Validity.