Business / Human Resources (HR) / Validity: The general concept of validity is traditionally defined as 'the degree to which a test measures what it claims, or purports, to be measuring.' Validity is normally subdivided into three categories: content, criterion-related and construct validity. Validity is an essential characteristic for all tests and test ratings.

Concurrent Validity

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Concurrent Validity: The means of determining a test’s or other assessment tool’s validity by comparing test scores against actual job performance. MORE

Content Validity

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Content Validity: The degree to which a test or other assessment instrument used during the selection process measures the skills, knowledge and abilities or other related job qualifications. MORE

Construct Validity

Business / Human Resources (HR) / Construct Validity: The extent to which a test or other assessment instrument measures a particular trait. MORE