Employee Testing

Steve Sailer has a few posts on employee testing, starting with this one about companies using Hadoop and other solutions to monitor employee activity.  In classic Sailer style, he continues for a couple more posts on this thread, pointing out how difficult it is to get an employee test to pass judicial scrutiny.

During my recent round of interviews, I had one company give me a general IQ test—it was basically a set of SAT sample questions.  In my particular field, there are some good proxies for determining employee quality, but g is still one of the best indicators.

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