For many jobs, it is mandatory these days to oblige to certain certifications, medical fitness. There has been increasing requirement for these in many fields. In and around us, it is deployed for people working at the even field level and lower designations, and to those at very high profile job requirements. In order to maintain the strictness in the recruitment of valid candidates, these companies take help of psychological and physiological testing centers, medical institutes and clinics. Many also get affiliated with private clinics run by reputed medical practitioners.
The objective is a complete assessment of the fitness of duty, both physically and mentally. In many cases, the mental readiness is more important than physical attributes, as the work demands. In many jobs like in medical, security, forces and similar jobs, mental steadiness is quite important. These companies put a lot of stress into the medico legal psychological assessment of the candidates before joining, or even before interviewing.In some manner, it is a shortcut way to eliminate candidates who are not fit for the job. The same can be said for other such examinations and tests. But, why is this so important? And, moreover, why it has become a trend these days?
The trend is coming in large
When the days were not so busy and there was still a lot of work, it was obviously not required to put a strict emphasis on the fitness. However, they were kept only for the most high-profile jobs. Or, if certain demand was specifically needed for the role, such as for astronauts and space shuttle staff. But, today starting from IT companies to those selling sugared water, it is everywhere or at least getting everywhere.
It is spreading almost like a communicable disease. The more people are getting advanced, the more you can see them spreading everywhere. For example, with cameras everywhere today, nearly billions of devices everywhere, it is more than easy to scan for behavior anomaly. Your employees could be sent to workplace rehab support if some anomalies are found.So, performing these intrusive yet safety and security checks has become almost normal everywhere. And, we get through all these every day without even noticing them. Some are very intrusive in fact, and some are normal. In any manner, the assessments have become a practical thing. Why? Because, it is possible to do so with the technological advancements, a do it is cheaper than before.It has become a new baseline, to be frank. And, something everyone is happy about.