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The present study provides results of criterion validity in the selection of firefighters in Spain. The predictors were cognitive skills, job knowledge, and physical aptitudes, and the criterion was training proficiency. The process involves candidates, but only 44 complete successfully the selection process. Our results support previous evidence showing that general cognitive ability is the best predictor of training proficiency, with an operational validity of. With respect to the other predictors, job knowledge presented an operational validity of.
Two important issues in the training process concern 1 the relative impact of cognitive ability and personality traits on the ability to acquire skills, and 2 whether training skill acquisition predicts subsequent job performance. We used a sample of 9, trainees to address these questions and were able to compare those who succeeded on the job with those who did not succeed on the job. We found that some personality factors positively correlate with skill acquisition and that skill acquisition can predict the level of subsequent job performance. This is a preview of subscription content, access via your institution. Rent this article via DeepDyve. Aldrich, J. Linear probability, logit, and probit models.
The g factor also known as general intelligence , general mental ability or general intelligence factor is a construct developed in psychometric investigations of cognitive abilities and human intelligence. It is a variable that summarizes positive correlations among different cognitive tasks, reflecting the fact that an individual's performance on one type of cognitive task tends to be comparable to that person's performance on other kinds of cognitive tasks. The g factor typically accounts for 40 to 50 percent of the between-individual performance differences on a given cognitive test , and composite scores "IQ scores" based on many tests are frequently regarded as estimates of individuals' standing on the g factor. The existence of the g factor was originally proposed by the English psychologist Charles Spearman in the early years of the 20th century. He observed that children's performance ratings, across seemingly unrelated school subjects, were positively correlated , and reasoned that these correlations reflected the influence of an underlying general mental ability that entered into performance on all kinds of mental tests. Spearman suggested that all mental performance could be conceptualized in terms of a single general ability factor, which he labeled g , and many narrow task-specific ability factors.
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Have a question? These tests are typically formulated in a multiple-choice format. Cognitive tests usually consist of verbal, numerical, abstract and logical tests. Their complexity and difficulty level can vary significantly between the different tests in this category. This article will cover 8 of the major tests in this family.
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Cognitive ability tests assess abilities involved in thinking e. Such tests pose questions designed to estimate applicants' potential to use mental processes to solve work-related problems or to acquire new job knowledge. Traditionally, the general trait measured by cognitive ability tests is called "intelligence" or "general mental ability. Some cognitive ability tests sum up the correct answers to all of the items to obtain an overall score that represents a measure of general mental ability.
There are many commercially available cognitive ability tests, and they typically involve multiple-choice questions that measure abilities such as vocabulary, verbal comprehension, and verbal, numerical, and spatial reasoning. Some tests measure a combination of these abilities, whereas some focus only on specific abilities. Because the questions have right and wrong answers, the tests must often be proctored. Tests vary in terms of length, difficulty, and time allowed, with many having time limits. Cognitive ability tests are valuable because, compared to all other hiring measures, they are the strongest predictors of training and job performance across employment settings e.
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This paper reviews the hundreds of studies showing that general cognitive ability predicts job performance in all jobs. The first section shows that general.Alacoque L. 14.12.2020 at 06:15
Relationships to objective measures of performance were assessed for differential validity.Jan B. 14.12.2020 at 19:11
Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Aptitudes, Job Knowledge, and. Job Performance. JOHN E. HUNTER. Michigan State University. This paper reviews the hundreds of.