with regard to personnel selection, a scored application type utilized to attain and assess biographical information. The applicant's reaction to each query on the form is rated in conjunction with both (i) the answer chosen and (ii) the relative significance of the query as a manner of distinguishing between appropriate and inappropriate candidates.

WEIGHTED APPLICATION BLANK (WAB): "The weighted application blank is an effective tool for reducing employee turnover. "
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