hiring laws

Robin Hanson (hanson@hss.caltech.edu)
Tue, 22 Jul 1997 14:10:10 -0700 (PDT)

"Perry E. Metzger" writes:
>Now, why don't certain things like IQ appear on resumes? ...
>I'd say that a more rational explanation is that for any job that
>actually requires intelligence, three minutes of phone interview do
>far better than an IQ number can do for you. IQ is just too crude.

Academic research indicates that even one hour interviews are much
worse predictors of success on a job that IQ scores. So either you
are mistaken about your ability, or you are a very exceptional

Robin D. Hanson hanson@hss.caltech.edu http://hss.caltech.edu/~hanson/