Why not to use personality tests (e.g. MMPI) when hiring

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This short article was published in 2008 by the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law. Written collaboratively with Alan M. Goldstein while interning at Chicago's Equip for Equality, it describes some case law and current business practices and thoughts regarding the use of personality testing when making hiring decisions and what some of the many pitfalls may be for any employer who tries to use this approach.

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DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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