Unfortunately, we don't have a crystal ball to predict the future !
Hiring or promoting people who are unsuitable costs time, money, lost production, and maybe even current or potential customers.
Carefully developed and administered employment tests can provide organizations with a way to determine what job candidates have the ability to perform well on the job or will be able to learn from training programs.
Tests can also benefit individuals who are better matched to positions for which they are suited and in which they will want to remain.
The Society for Industrials and Organizational Psychology (SIOP) provides answers to the following questions and detailed guidance concerning testing.