Square pegs

United Kingdom, 1970

TV show
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Episode of Series “Horizon”.
Today, applying for a job often means submitting to innumerable tests, not only of ability and intelligence, but also of personality. But just how valid are these tests? This program examines some of the techniques used by the boom industry of Management Selection and follows two candidates through their ordeal.

Credits

producer

John Mansfield

production company

British Broadcasting Corporation

Language

English

Duration

00:51:43:00

Colour

Colour

ACMI Identifier

28856

Subject categories

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Applications for positions

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employee selection

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Employment interviewing

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Job applications

Agriculture, Business, Commerce & Industry → Performance - Evaluation

Documentary

Documentary → Documentary films - Great Britain

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Applications for positions

Education, Instruction, Teaching & Schools → Management - Study and teaching

Educational & Instructional

Educational & Instructional → Educational films

Food, Health, Lifestyle, Medicine, Psychology & Safety → Performance - Evaluation

Television

Television → Television series → Television series - Great Britain

Sound/audio

Sound

Holdings

16mm film; Access Print (Section 1)

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