Are psychometric assessments still relevant in recruitment?

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Featured News assessments hiring pre-assessments psychometric assessments psychometrics Recruiting Sourcing testingThis article was contributed by the good people at PeopleHR. Psychometric testing to support selection Before you invest too much time into a candidate for consideration, there’s a lot you can learn by reviewing their application.

Part 3: Budgeting for Technical Assessments

Recruiting Daily

Don’t forget to check out parts 1 & 2 of our series on tech assessments. When budgeting for technical skills assessments it’s important not only to have an accurate feel for your ongoing recruitment needs and the price for the software and service but as well to determine the return on investment (ROI) for the […].


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Sourcing Is the New Recruiting

ERE SourceCon

Sourcing is the place to be in talent acquisition today! Adaptation of interview and assessment technology will allow companies to automate much of the work that full life cycle recruiters do today. Advertising & Marketing Automation Human Resources Recruiting & Sourcing Types Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition FeaturedI have some excellent news for you. Recruiting as it has traditionally been known is going away.

New Benchmarks Report: Discover the Keys to Sourcing Success


Candidates simply won’t answer your sourcing emails. On the rare occasions they do, you can’t even assess what you did differently to warrant a response. Ultimately, you just want to know: what are the formulae for actually hiring the candidates you source? Sourcing & Nurture

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We Are Young: Tactics for Hiring Junior Developers

Speaker: Katrina Kibben, Founder and Principal Consultant of Three Ears Media, and Katherine Linchey, Relationship Manager at Codility

Historically, recruiters have avoided recent grads and junior talent because they didn’t have the tools or tactics to measure a candidate on aptitude or even know where to find them in the first place outside of college job fairs. This webinar will help you overcome that hesitation, teaching you strategies to identify, source and hire junior developers.

Technical Recruiting & Assessments, What’s Working.

Recruiting Daily

Technical workers such as engineers, programmers, mathematicians, and developers are among the most difficult and costly to source, assess and hire. Featured News Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Technology budget employer branding eteki jobs in tech tech jobs technical assessments William TincupPart 1 of this series can be read here.

How gamification helps when sourcing coders

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Featured News assessments coders gamification hiring Recruiting Sourcing tech tech hiring tech talentTwo of every three companies of 250 or more employees the world over struggle to fill critical IT positions, according to Manpower. Smaller firms are faring a bit better, with about 46 percent of jobs staying vacant. Part of the problem is that these skilled, in-demand employees are easily lured from their current gig for […].

How AI Is Improving Candidate Sourcing Tools In 2018


As a result, there’s an even greater need for better candidate sourcing tools in 2018. But which candidate sourcing investments make the most sense for you? Here’s my guide to understanding how AI is improving candidate sourcing tools in 2018. Candidate sourcing: where is recruiting headed? Candidate sourcing tools need to reflect the future of the tech stack. Improving rote functionality with AI sourcing tools.

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Recruiting Salaries in 2018

Newton Software

Depending on the company, recruiting coordinators may also perform tasks like finding new candidate sources, attending job fairs and career events, and even overseeing the deployment of recruiting software tools like an applicant tracking system. Additionally, recruiting sourcers are tasked with screening resumes, administering hiring assessments, and developing positive relationships with both potential candidates and organizations such as university career centers or larger clients.

4 Trends That Hold The Key to Successful Recruitment in 2018 (LinkedIn Report)

Social Talent

LinkedIn Global Trends 2018: Diversity. Talent leaders find the biggest problems with interviewing techniques are assessing candidate soft skills (63%), understanding candidate weaknesses (57%), and interviewer bias (42%). The top 5 are soft skills assessments (59%), job auditions (54%), meeting in casual settings (53%), virtual reality assessments (28%) and video interviews (18%). LinkedIn Global Trends 2018: Data. LinkedIn Global Trends 2018: AI.

The Top 18 Articles of 2018 – #8 Sourcing Is the New Recruiting

ERE SourceCon

Sourcing is the place to be in talent acquisition today! Adaptation of interview and assessment technology will allow companies to automate much of the work that full life cycle recruiters do today. I have some excellent news for you. Recruiting as it has traditionally been known is going away.

25 Things to Know About Tech Recruiting as You Plan for Q2


How are you doing on your 2018 goals? 1: Dice’s own 2018 Salary Report showed how specialized skills are driving up the salary market. #2: Obviously, you want to make sure the candidate is technically vetted, but hiring managers are more and more trying to assess fit, makeup during stressful periods, and the broader context that the person would bring to a team. #5: will increasingly fade out in 2018 and beyond. 2018 Might be a Boom Year for IPOs. #19:

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The Importance of Assessment Programs When Employees Hold the Cards

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Hiring organizations are sourcing talent in labor markets with intense competition with more than six million job openings currently listed in the United States. Source: Hanna Kuprevich / Shutterstock. It is true that it is critically important to maintain or build an engaging employment brand, but it is not necessarily the right strategy to eliminate assessments that evaluate whether a person is a fit for the organization or the role he or she is being considered for.

5 Ways AI Makes Hiring Easier


It’s another thing to know the best ways to harness it to improve sourcing and hiring success. has been tasked with sourcing 250 new hires for a growing company. This time, the team draws on that data to source a larger pool of similar candidates for the company’s new locations. Automatically, the sourcing program gathers hordes of resumes of geographically segmented and promising candidates. It’s one thing to see AI coming our way in HR.

Three Ways Sourcing Automation Can Improve Recruiters’ Time Management


Sourcing Automation. This process can be further refined by leveraging automated screening and assessment tools. The post Three Ways Sourcing Automation Can Improve Recruiters’ Time Management appeared first on Avionté. By: Brian Vesce, CEO of COMPAS, an Avionté Business. Recruiting processes can be littered with redundant tasks and is often supported by archaic tools.

The True Cost of Hiring an Employee in 2018


Today we’re concerned with the last item on this list – what is the cost of hiring an employee in 2018? The HR expert does everything from setting up the job ad , to putting it out on job boards, screening and sourcing the candidates, assessing and interviewing them, all the way to making an offer. In 2018 money, that’s around $1,500. The best part – we were able to save 22 hours per single candidate, on sourcing, screening and shortlisting.

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10 Go-To Sources All The Best Recruiters Use For Inspiration

Social Talent

So we wanted to drill down to the most valuable news sources and work inspiration sites for recruiters so you can get the most value for your precious online moments. From assessing candidates to recruitment technology and everything in-between these guys have it all covered. Regular posts on their blog are incredibly informative with a special lens on tech recruitment thanks to their experience with their own tool to source developers on Stackoverflow.

ApplicantStack Announces Partnership with Indeed Assessments

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

Indeed Assessments Integration Helps Employers Connect with the Best Candidates Faster . That’s why ApplicantStack is partnering with Indeed Assessments, a candidate screening platform in which candidates have taken over 2.4 million candidate assessments.*. Trying to get to the best applicants as quickly as possible can be tough—but not with Indeed Assessments. Luckily, it’s nearly effortless with the ApplicantStack and Indeed Assessments partnership.

9 Leadership Assessment Tools for Recruiters and CEOs

The Hire Talent

Today, we will discuss leadership assessment. Today’s topic is leadership assessment tools, their validity, performance predictability power, and best ways to use them! As a leadership assessment tool, the instrument addresses both recruiters and companies.

Workable’s year in review – best features of 2018


But before we get there, we want to give you a quick roundup of Workable’s major releases of 2018: We secure our product – you shield your data. Add to that Europe’s GDPR regulations, that were put into effect as of May 2018 and made us all rethink how we store and process personal details. In 2018, we introduced a new dashboard inside Workable: “Find Candidates”. In 2018, we added new features inside Workable to help you schedule interviews faster and more accurately.

Ditching Old School Recruitment Practices

ERE SourceCon

This used to be a decent assessment of those skills for a small number of positions, but not every job under the sun. Recruiting Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Sourcing & Recruiting Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition FeaturedAs Bob Dylan sang, “Oh the times they are a changin”… The question is, are we changing with them? Depending on the size of your business, interviews, and skills evaluation are not something that is often trained.

How to Assess Attention to Detail in Job Applicants (+ Interview Questions)


Why attention to detail is important as a work-related skill in employees - How you can measure and assess it - Interview questions to assess attention to detail Let’s dig in! Source Great attention to detail means better work. Source This is one of the most common ways to assess candidates’ attention to detail. As such, we have to note that there are personality tests designed to assess attention to detail, the most famous being Culture Index.

Sourcing vs Recruiting - What's The Difference?


In more recent times, many organizations have separated recruiting into two more specialized disciplines: sourcing and recruiting. Sourcing is the talent acquisition discipline which focuses on identifying, assessing, and engaging potential candidates for roles - turning them into applicants. People who specialize in sourcing are typically referred to as “sourcers.”. Historically, “recruiting” described the entire process of acquiring new employees.

Why Candidate Selection is Just as Important as Sourcing


Sourcing quality applicants is key to building a great team, but it’s important not to overlook candidate selection steps in your hiring process. A strategic sourcing plan can help you attract top candidates by helping you focus only on applicant sourcing channels that drive results. But n o matter how strong your sourcing strategy is, sometimes certain candidates only look good on paper and don’t have the required skills for your open roles.

15 tips and sourcing strategies in recruitment


For this reason, creative sourcing strategies in recruitment are important to develop. . Candidate sourcing , or just sourcing, is the means of identifying candidates for a job opening. Talent sourcing is a proactive approach to candidate recruitment.

The Rise of Branded Direct Sourcing

The Staffing Stream

According to Deloitte Insights ,by 2018, more than 40% of US workers were employed in “alternative work arrangements,” be that contingent, part-time or gig work. Sourcing is a critical step in this process, and one that likewise continues to evolve.

Announcing Elevate 2018: Hireology’s 2nd Annual Human Capital Management Summit


Hireology is excited to announce our second annual retail automotive human capital management summit, Elevate, which will take place in Chicago on October 2, 2018. Between decreasing profit margins, increasing regulations and disruptive business models, dealers need to find new ways to remain profitable and now recognize the importance of turning their employees into a source of competitive advantage. Join us at Elevate 2018.

Check out the 24 Workable integrations in 2018


Assessments. Indeed Assessments offers both ready-to-go and custom candidate assessments to help you see which candidates have the skills you need. Choose from an extensive library of over 50 expert-designed, pre-built assessments or build your own to suit your particular hiring goals. Interview Mocha makes it easy to assess multiple skills. Job boards & candidate sourcing.

2018 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition


Assess how you collaborate with hiring managers on a regular basis. Implementing evaluation management software will also allow your team to focus less on following up with the hiring team, and focus more on keeping candidates engaged throughout the process and sourcing new candidates for future roles. Fine-tune your candidate experience strategy in 2018. The post 2018 Recruiting Checklist for Directors of Talent Acquisition appeared first on Yello.

How Tech is Changing the Way We Manage Performance

ClearCompany Recruiting

Hiring teams use Quality of Hire to evaluate the effectiveness of their recruiting and assessments of talent. The key is aligning your employee development with the values and goals of your company, a process already started in the sourcing and recruitment stages. Performance reviews have long been an integral part of performance management, but the time for change has come. New guidelines have been introduced to turn outdated methods into an effective performance management plan.

Become a Hiring Expert with the Best of ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

ClearCompany has processed millions of applicants, created thousands of hiring programs, and taken hundreds of talent acquisition teams to the next level with their industry leading ATS, Sourcing Module, Onboarding Platform and Video Interviewing capabilities. For nearly two decades we’ve been helping midsize companies transform the way they source, recruit, hire and onboard talent. Hiring Process Recruiting & Sourcing

How Modern HR Technology Makes a Difference in Finding Great Employees

ClearCompany Recruiting

Here’s how to pinpoint the specific traits of great employees and how modern HR technology simplifies the process: Here’s how modern #HRtechnology finds great employees, not candidates: Analyze top performers and assess internal talent pool. As an example, imagine you’re sourcing new talent. Using those overarching goals, formulate interview questions or assessments that will determine an applicant’s ability to perform.

5 Important Lessons Learned at Social Recruiting Days 2018


asked Anna Ott and Robindro Ullah as they welcomed audiences to the main stage of the Ellington Hotel in Berlin for the final day of Social Recruiting Days 2018. For those who were unable to attend the conference, here are five of our biggest takeaways from Social Recruiting Days 2018. In his session, “Beyond the CV”, Bas shared his insights after experimenting with a number of industry-grade digital assessment tools to see how data reveals a candidate’s job compatibility.

Employer Brand Is About the Business (Not Just Recruiting)

Proactive Talent

The recruiter has too much to do in sourcing, screening, assessing and interviewing to spend much time with HRBPs and Compensation to ensure they are all playing their part in timely manners. Think about a great hire. Think about the employee who referred them. Think about the HRBP who approved the req. Think about the Compensation Specialist who approved the leveling and salary band.

33 Candidate Experience Lessons Shared by RallyFwd™ Speakers

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Aim to get them out there talking about what it’s like to work at your company so candidates get the information they need from a reliable source. . Create and update recruiting channels that candidates are using with the information they need to know to make an assessment about your company culture and the opportunities they’re interested in.

The great promise: fast access to quality candidates. Can Indeed deliver?

Recruiting Daily

Down here at Indeed Interactive for a few days, and the first new product launch from America’s largest job board is Indeed Assessments. Blog Posts Featured News assessments hiring hiring tools indeed psychology Recruiting Sourcing speed talent acquisition tech tech stack technology time to hireThe promise of the product is the great promise of talent acquisition overall: faster access to quality candidates.

Can we select candidates based on their brains?

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Featured News big data brain games cognitive bias cognitive systems hiring interviews psychometric assessments Recruiting screening SourcingCan we select job candidates based on their brains? Recently, I experimented with a tool called brainsfirst that measures cognitive abilities with games. The company offers the option to play the games with an EEG cap (electrodes) on your head to measure how much of your brain capacity you are using to reach a specific […].

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Is Source of Influence Tracking The Answer?


There is a bit of talk out there about “Source of Influence” and how one needs to understand the entire candidate journey with all of its touchpoints. And while it’s true that today’s candidates act like consumers (with an average of 12 touch-points before making a decision) it’s still not clear why “Source of Influence” alone is important for recruiters. For this, you need to look at a variety of sources and activities, including data from the ATS system.

What to Look for in a Modern Recruitment Platform

ClearCompany Recruiting

Internally, modern recruitment platforms can provide interviewing guides, customized scorecards for interview feedback communications, hiring analytics, predictive performance and pre-hire assessments. In addition to organizing active job seeking applicants, your system should have a solution for sourcing passive candidates and building and managing a talent pipeline. This can be a difficult element to assess when searching for a new modern recruitment platform.

The New HR Tech Landscape: Best of Breed VS End-to-End

ClearCompany Recruiting

Assess Your Needs. If you need to make a case to executive management, hold a meeting with all members of your HR team to work on this assessment before you build out your pitch. Candidate assessments. Approach to sourcing applicants. For example, after you and your team assess your needs, you come to find you really only need a solution for applicant tracking and onboarding at the moment.