The Mysteries Of Recruitment

Laurie Taylor investigates the long and strange history of attempts by employers to make recruitment a more objective process, from the civil service exams in the 1850s, to early psychological tests, and the forms which encouraged interviewers to grade a candidate's face and hands: Repulsive? Coarse? Painted? Blemished? Pretty? Strong?

show more detailshow less detail

Episodes

First
Broadcast
RepeatedComments
2003022820040726