In this chapter we will discuss how to use predictors strategically. This chapter addresses the major strategic issues in the deployment of personnel selection systems; the issues surrounding employee recruitment, including the goals of recruitment for personnel selection; the primary strategies used by organizations in administering predictors to applicants; the different ways of operationalizing test validity according to professional and legal guidelines; the primary legal and ethical issues associated with the fair use of selection procedures; the ways that predictor data are used, how to choose combinations of predictors, and how to most effectively combine predictor data; the difference between validity generalization and situational specificity; which selection procedures are preferred by applicants and how to improve the candidate experience; key global issues in selection systems and strategies; and the current issues and research around selection systems and strategies.