After reading this chapter, you should be able to:

  1. Understand selection

  2. Differentiate between recruitment and selection

  3. Enumerate the steps in the selection process

  4. Understand the meaning and types of selection tests

  5. Develop a test programme

  6. Enumerate the objectives and kinds of selection interviews

  7. Understand the selection process in India

Compulsory background verification, reference checks and ascertaining the authenticity of the candidates’ CVs as part of the selection process is something that is increasingly important. Several companies, including a few reputed software firms, had to terminate the services of some of their employees when they detected false information in their curricula vitae ...

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