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Conclusion

In this chapter we have reviewed the growing use of online testing, reflecting the increase of internet usage and candidates’ acceptance of this form of organizational engagement. While research in this area remains relatively sparse in comparison to other areas of organizational psychology, an increasing number of papers published since 2000 have helped deepen our understanding of the application and impact of this method as a potential tool to be used in the recruiters’ armoury. In the previous section of this chapter we set out some of the gaps in our knowledge and how research studies may help continue to develop our knowledge in the coming years.

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