[IPAC-List] applicants misrepresenting their experience
Mark.Hammer at cfp-psc.gc.ca
Thu Sep 11 13:57:52 EDT 2014
Without any further information, I'll give the benefit of the doubt to
the applicant. Is it possible they entered the wrong stuff, couldn't
figure out how to delete/replace what they had put in, and thought (if
naively) that simply starting all over again would fix the problem?
I realize it may have been more manipulative/deceptive than I'm
thinking, but I figured I'd start with the most benign and innocent
>>> "Natasha K. Riley" <Natasha.Riley at omes.ok.gov> 2014/09/11 10:04 AM
We have begun using experience-based questionnaires to rank candidates
for clerical and entry level jobs where we had used multiple-choice
tests before. The questionnaire is part of each application submitted,
and a separate application is required for each posted vacancy for which
the applicant wants to be considered. For those of you using these
types of questionnaires, I’m wondering what you do when you see a
candidate with applications for several vacancies in the same job and
the answers they give are not consistent from application to
application. So, it appears that the applicant is misrepresenting his
experience by giving different answers to the same questions. Do you
have procedures in place to catch this? What do you do with the
applications when you find this? Do you remove the candidate from the
lists? If so, do they have appeal rights?
Thanks in advance for weighing in on this!
Director of Assessment and Testing Services
State of Oklahoma
Human Capital Management
Office of Management and Enterprise Services
natasha.riley at omes.ok.gov ( mailto:natasha.riley at osf.ok.gov )
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