2022 AAPM 64th Annual Meeting
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Session Title: Recruitment and Applications from Grad School through Early Career: Both Points of View
Question 1: The primary purpose of an assessment rubric is:
Reference:[self-referential to talk]
Choice A:to guide only the final decision of candidate selection.
Choice B:to guide all steps in the recruitment process from crafting the ad to final candidate selection.
Choice C:to guide selection of interviewers.
Choice D:to be shared with only the search committee.
Question 2: Each job applicant will be evaluated on their ethical, communicative and etiquette behaviors during their job application process.
Reference:https://www.wm.edu/offices/career/students/jobs/ethics-etiquette/index.php https://www.bu.edu/hospitality/files/2018/06/Etiquette_and_Ethics_In_Your_Job_Search.pdf
Choice A:True
Choice B:False
Question 3: Each job applicant and subsequent employee must be aware of the content they place on social media and the potential consequences it could have on their job search process and career.
Reference:https://digitalcommons.lmu.edu/cgi/viewcontent.cgi?article=1593&context=elr https://www.businessnewsdaily.com/2377-social-media-hiring.html https://montarebehavioralhealth.com/social-media-and-mental-health-what-are-the-positive-and-negative-effects/
Choice A:True
Choice B:False
Question 4: Structured interviews incorporate standardized components which may include:
Reference:Levashina J, Hartwell CJ, Morgeson FP, Campion MA. The Structured Employment Interview: Narrative and Quantitative Review of the Research Literature. https://doi.org/10.1111/peps.12052. Personnel Psychology. 2014/03/01 2014;67(1):241-293. AAMC Best Practices for Conducting Residency Program Interviews https://www.aamc.org/media/44746/download
Choice A:Scripted questions which are developed to assess proficiency in job-related competencies and asked of all candidates
Choice B:Anchored rating scales for evaluating candidate responses that provide descriptive examples or definitions for each score value
Choice C:Interviewer training
Choice D:A and B
Choice E:A, B, and C
Question 5: Structured interview scores have been shown to predict performance in:
Reference:Marcus-Blank B, Dahlke JA, Braman JP, et al. Predicting Performance of First-Year Residents: Correlations Between Structured Interview, Licensure Exam, and Competency Scores in a Multi-Institutional Study. Acad Med. Mar 2019;94(3):378-387.
Choice A:Patient care
Choice B:Interpersonal and communication skills
Choice C:Professionalism
Choice D:All of the above
Question 6: Which statement best describes a behavioral interview:
Reference:Bolles, Richard N., 2022 WHAT COLOR IS YOUR PARACHUTE? 2022: Your Guide to a Lifetime of Meaningful Work and Career Success. [S.l.]: TEN SPEED.
Choice A:The interviewer closely watches your behaviors and non-verbal communications, then uses them to assess your suitability for the job
Choice B:You provide an example where your past behavior demonstrates a particular skill or strength
Choice C:You are asked to perform a certain task, and they observe your actions and judge your competency
Question 7: Holistic application review considers:
Choice A:The metrics of an applicant, such as college grade point average and standardized test scores.
Choice B:Demographic aspects of an applicant, such as the state where they legally reside.
Choice C:Competencies such as teamwork, intellectual curiosity, and oral communication skills.
Choice D:All of the above.
Question 8: Questions, or “scenarios,” in the Multiple Mini Interview (MMI) format:
Choice A:Are designed to assess whether an applicant can, in a limited amount of time, identify and discuss the correct answer to the prompt.
Choice B:Can be improvised by the interviewer in order to better match competencies the interviewer deems are important to success in the program.
Choice C:Might include a station in which an interviewee interacts with a standardized patient or someone else who is role-playing.
Choice D:All of the above.
Question 9: Which of the following describes a communication channel which has a high level of “information richness”?
Reference:Stephen D. Risavy, Job Offer Negotiations: Helping Students Negotiate Their Job Offers, Management Teaching Review, 6(4), 2021
Choice A:Email
Choice B:Handwritten letter
Choice C:Face-to-face interaction
Question 10: After accepting (signing) an offer, it is important to let the hiring manager at other institutions or organizations where you’ve received an offer know you have accepted another position so they can move down their list of candidates.
Reference:Sofia Beas and Kirstie A. Cummings, A scientific approach to navigating the academic job market, Neuropsychopharmacology (2022) 47:621-627
Choice A:True
Choice B:False
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