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Pre-Employment Psychological Testing

We are conducting a poll for our college critical thinking class. More companies have turned to pre-employment psychological testing as a means of screening future employees. We would like your opinion's on psychological testing for Law Enforcement Candidates.
Sex:
Male
Female
Age Group:
18-25
26-35
36-45
46 and older
Current employment position:
Supervisory
Non-Supervisory
Have you ever had to take a psychological test during a pre-employment screening?
Yes
No
Not Sure
Should psychological testing be required for all Law Enforcement Candidates?
Yes
No
Not Sure
In your opinion, how effective would psychological testing be for screening Law Enforcement Candidates?
Very effective
Somewhat effective
Not very effective
Completely ineffective
Not sure
Do you consider psychological testing to be one of the best forms of pre-employment screening tools for Law Enforcement Candidates?
Yes
No
Not sure
In general, psychological pre-employment tests range from $25-$200 per use. Do you belive the benefits of the test out weigh the costs to administer such tests?
Yes
No
Not Sure
Psychological testing takes from 10 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the type of test administered. Do you think this is too time consuming?
Yes
No
Not sure
What impact does a Law Enforcement Candidates' culture and language have on their psychological test?
High Impact
Some Impact
Little Impact
No Impact
Not sure
Do you think psychological testing is a form of discrimination?
Yes
No
Not sure
Does psychological testing violate a person's civil rights?
Yes
No
Not sure
Do companies have an ethical obligation to administer a fair and impartial psychological test to all Law Enforcement Candidates?
Yes
No
Not sure
Does psychological testing provide each Law Enforcement Candidate an equal opportunity for employment?
Yes
No
Not sure
Most police departments will allow Law Enforcement Officers who fail a psychological test to retake the test. Should Law Enforcement Candidates, who fail psychological tests, still be considered for employment?
Yes
No
Not sure
Does psychological testing help to place the right person in the right job?
Yes
No
Not sure
Do you believe psychological testing administered during the pre-employment screening would help to eliminate some of the unethical conduct by Law Enforcement Candidats selected for employment?
Yes
No
Not sure
Does psychological testing help ensure a safe, secure, and productive workplace?
Yes
No
Not sure
Sould psychological testing only be administered and graded by a clinically trained professional?
Yes
No
Not sure
This poll was created on 2003-07-04 20:12:25 by TMPL