Chapter Six

APPLICANT REACTIONS TO TECHNOLOGY-BASED SELECTION

What We Know So Far

Talya N. Bauer, Donald M. Truxillo, Kyle Mack and Ana B. Costa

The use of high-tech selection procedures continues to increase as companies strive to innovate their recruiting strategies and streamline their application and selection processes, in an effort to minimize personnel time, reduce overall time-to-hire, and optimize the number and caliber of eligible candidates for any given position. By foregoing the traditional newspaper classifieds in exchange for the ease and accessibility of the Internet to recruit and select a wider range of potential candidates (Koong, Liu, & Williams, 2002; Peters, 2001; Piturro, 2000), organizations can capitalize on the 60 percent ...

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