Choosing an executive for important positions in top companies can be a chancey business. Many decisions are arbitrary adn dependent on personal preferences and prejudices. Appereances , color of clothes , beards, height ,can all aid or hinder a candidate's chances for success.
Additional methods for helping a 'head-hunter' to choose the correct canditdate can be psychometreic testing and handwriting ananlysis .Althought these tests cannot be taken in isolation ,they may help to highlight weaknesses and strenghts in a candidates's aptitudes. The tests include verbal and numerical critical reasonining tests, detialed personality questionaries ,and often ,addtional tests to see how candidates organize their tme and utilize thier resources.
By also using a personal interview,the company can then find the most suitable person for a job.
which of hte following statements can be derived form the above?
1. psychometric tests alone should be used to choose candidates.
2.employers choose their executives according to theri apperances.
3.psychometric tets are essential in choosing sutalbe candidates for jobs.
4. psychometric tests show up the weaknesses of candidates.
5.successful candidacy for a top job is dependent only on luck.