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Employees' interests predict how they will perform on the job - EurekaAlert (article link)

New research published in Perspectives on Psychological Science suggests that a different factor -- employee interests -- may be a better way to predict who will perform well on the job.

http://www.eurekalert.org/pub_releases/2012-07/afps-eip070512.php
Employees' interests predict how they will perform on the job
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(Association for Psychological Science) When evaluating job applicants, employers want to ensure that they choose the right person for the job. Many employers will ask prospective employees to complete extensive tests and questionnaires to get a better sense of what those employees might be like in an office setting. But new research published in Perspectives on Psychological Science suggests that a different factor -- employee interests -- may be a better way to predict who will perform well on the job.