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Recruitment and Selection (IRE 3640)

This subject guide is meant to assist students, particularly those enrolled in IRE3640, with research papers and assignments.

Books available through U of T Libraries

Recruitment and Selection - Selected Books in CIRHR Library

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Human Rights at Work

Human Rights at Work 2008 -- 3rd Edition

"This is the third edition of Human Rights at Work. Since it was first launched in 2000, Human Rights at Work has been seen as an essential tool for employers and all partners in the workplace. This edition includes an expanded section on how to create a workplace that promotes the values of the Ontario Human Rights Code (the Code)."

Click here to be taken driectly to part IV, "Human rights issues at all stages in employment"

Ability and Aptitude Tests

Mental Measurements Yearbook [electronic resource]  at U of T

Public Service Commission of Canada tests (sample test questions)

For a list of examples of psychological assessments used to select employees, including aptitude and cognitive ability tests, see Catano, V.M., Wiesner, W.H. & Hackett, R.D. (2015). Recruitment and Selection in Canada, 6th ed. Nelson Education. p.330


PsycTESTS -- PsycTESTS is a database that provides information about psychological tests and measures. It includes citations to articles that discuss the test and how it can be used. In many cases, the full test is available to download as well. Click here for a quick guide to using PsycTESTS (8 pages, PDF). A good source for validated scales/survey questions.

PsycINFO via Ovid -- Once you've connected to the resource, select "Search Fields" along the top bar, scroll down, and click the box next to "tests & measures," then enter your keywords into the search bar.

Measure Chest (Research Methods Division, Academy of Management) Once you find an article, search for it in the UTLibraries catalogue.

Mental Measurments database at UofT

New York Univesity Libraries LibGuide -- databases for tests.

Recruitment and Selection in Canada, 6th ed. Nelson Education. p.330:  list of examples of psychological assessments used to select employees

Companies that supply tests for purchase:

ETS Canada

Psychometrics Canada -- "Our leading assessments help you improve team performance, resolve conflict, develop leaders, guide careers and select better employees."

Wonderlic cognitive and ability tests


Testing - Selected Books in the CIRHR Library

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