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participants identified their own observations of candidates at group process as more
influential than a candidate's group process
score. This confidence in personal evaluation
above the departmental process could be less
harmful than one may think, given Berg
and Stoner's (2016) findings of interview
scores, including group process, not predicting future performance in the RA position.
However, Berg and Stoner (2016) included
the candidates' total scores across all selection processes and did not look specifically
at group process scores only. One advantage
of a well-planned and centralized process is
the opportunity to minimize personal biases.
However, when professionals question that
process and rely more heavily on personal
observations alone, problematic and unconscious biases could more readily influence
their decision making (Baert, 2018; Baert &
Decuypere, 2014; Rice & Barth, 2017).
	
Full-time professionals placed higher
value on more traditional and metric-based
aspects of the process including interview
score, resume, and grade-point average. This
could speak directly to their experience in
their roles as hiring professionals as well as
their involvement in the planning and implementation of RA selection. Full-time professionals may have simply trusted the process
they had developed and implemented. On
the other hand, graduate assistants reported
having much less involvement in the planning and implementation of RA selection,
which could explain the heavier reliance on
candidates' leadership experiences than met-

ric data such as GPA, interview scores, and
essay scores. There also exists the possibility
they are able to connect to candidates' experiences much easier, having most likely been
in similar positions more recently. This dependence on less robust data could also be
an indicator of hiring inexperience and possibly a lack of buy-in with the departments'
selection processes due to their absence in
planning and implementation. This assertion is also supported by the reported lower
level of confidence in the departments' selection processes.

Graduate Preparation Programs
ACPA and NASPA (2015) identified ethical
and informed hiring techniques as a professional competency within the Organizational and Human Resources competence.
Additionally, ACPA and NASPA (2015) identified the ability to " implement strategies,
interview protocols, and decisions regarding
staff selection " as intermediate level competencies (p. 25). Therefore, the limited involvement in planning and implementation
of selection processes for graduate assistants
could be a missed opportunity for valuable
experience and skill development. Though
the vast majority of participants had previous hiring experience, those who did not
have previous hiring experience reported
a significantly lower level of confidence in
knowing exactly what they were looking for
in a candidate with a medium to large effect
size. Graduate preparation programs could
play a valuable role for graduate assistants

The most common application requirements were minimum GPA (95%)
and conduct checks (86%) followed by minimum academic classification (65%),
resume (63%), requiring current staff to reapply (61%), references (54%),
and essay (46%).
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