Respond by Day 7 to at least one of your colleagues’ postings in one or more of the following ways:
- Ask a probing question.
- Share an insight from having read your colleague’s posting.
- Offer and support an opinion.
- Validate an idea with your own experience.
- Make a suggestion.
- Expand on your colleague’s posting.
The two influences that have changed the nature of work are the continually evolving technology and all kinds of researched and invented tests. In the 1990s job performance was still searching for predictors that show workplace standard performance (Borman, Ilgen, & Klimoski, 2003). The world of work most importantly in the industrial and organizational psychology field focuses on human behavior in the workplace with the help of technology. New software’s and fast technologies have made an incredible change in the workplace and how the roles become more efficient and cost-effective in organizations. Databases and networking technology make it possible for operations to function effectively (Bridges, 1994). Additionally, new technology allows us to create automate both assembly and production lines to help cut human labor to increase production. As we grow in our work environments, services and technologies along with new trends have allowed the workforce to emerge and grow. The economy is on the rise with different organizations and firms
Historically providing testing for different reasons still questions the data obtained and the variables. Researchers have done very well isolating tests to perform what it is intended to measure. Testing is used widely to fill certain job positions and seek certain characteristics in an individual for specialized careers. Mr. Alfred Binet who invented the first intelligence test commonly known today as the Binet-Simon scale. The French doctor specialized in a neurological lab in Paris then went to explore the field of psychology (Binet’s Intelligence Test, n.d.).