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ERIC Number: EJ148005
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1976
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Who Shall Be Hired: A Biasing Effect of the Buckley Amendment on Employment Practices?
Shaffer, David R.; And Others
Journal of Applied Psychology, 61, 5, 571-575, Oct 76
Describes a study that investigated the relative credibility of confidential and open student placement files through an experiment where college students rated hypothetical job candidates. Results showed that candidates with confidential placement files were judged more attractive, but there was no evidence of greater credibility for confidential letters of recommendation. Available from the American Psychological Association, Inc., 1200 Seventeenth Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. 20036, single copy $6.00. (Author/JG)
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