Remember! The candidate is assessing you too.

Greg Savage

Recruiters, Inhouse and Agency, sometimes lapse into hubris and complacency. This, we know. Don’t take offence. It’s a fact. I have been guilty myself.

4 Ways to Get the Most Out of Peer Assessments

ClearCompany Recruiting

Peer-to-peer assessments have become very popular recently because they have proven to be an effective tool to more accurately measure performance as part of a 360-performance evaluation process. If someone has a grudge against me, how much weight do these assessments carry?

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A Deeper Dive Into Talent Assessment Tool - Predictive Index

Proactive Talent

A few years ago, I wrote a blog about some of my favorite hiring assessments out on the market. One of the assessments I wrote about was the Predictive Index. And it turns out the Predictive Index isn’t a hiring assessment. Yes, the Behavioral Assessment they offer does in fact help companies make better hiring decisions. But more than that, the Predictive Index is an entire methodology and talent management ecosystem developed around the Behavioral Assessment.

Assessments 101 – differentiating good assessments from bad

career.place

When it comes to screening candidates against requirements, psychometric assessments can be a powerful tool. An assessment can tell you who has what skills, knowledge, or traits, and to what level. The key is to select the correct assessments.

Emerging Regulations in the Age of AI

New legislation regulating data use and privacy is on the horizon in many parts of the world and could have ramifications for companies leveraging AI in talent assessment and selection. Waiting until laws regarding AI are crystallized in the legal system will slow down your growth — and your future-readiness. Although we don’t know exactly what data privacy laws will look like in the future, we do understand the principles behind them. Download this eBook to learn how your organization can benefit from the use of AI in talent processes while staying on the right side of legal and ethical considerations.

3 Ways to Assess Soft Skills

JazzHR

Fortunately, there are other ways of assessing them. Relying on employee referrals during the hiring process has many advantages, one of which is the ability to ask the referring employee to list and assess the soft skills of those that they have recommended. Employees are unlikely to vouch for someone who would make an unpleasant coworker, so ask them for a thoughtful assessment and ordered listing of the soft skills they believe their chosen candidates possess.

Psychometric Talent Assessment: Its history, methods & benefits

MyRecruitmentPlus

Talent Assessment is synonymous with psychometric assessments. Psychometrics is a field of psychology study that develops frameworks and theories related to testing, measurement, and assessment of metal capabilities. So how are psychometric assessments conducted?

Bad Timing and Your Employment Assessment

Fistful of Talent

Imagine your last employment assessment. Then at your most anxious moment, they hand you an assessment. I was not prepared – my first assessment was dropped on me like a bomb. I passed, but God did I hate taking that skills assessment. That’s not the case with most assessments, though. The last assessment I took to work for a global recruiting firm? A copywriter doing interest rate math assessments.

Modern Assessment Tooling

Recruiting Daily

I’ve been deep diving into all new forms of assessment tooling, primarily for recruiting purposes. Blog Posts Featured News assessmentsI’ve been asked many times to share my experiences and knowledge about them, so I’ve written a White Paper (Link at the end of this post) about it for you to download. Since the white paper is a 22-page read […].

A New Concept In Assessments: Attraction

Fistful of Talent

Assessments For Attraction. Instead, they could have been using a quick 1-2-3 assessment. Assessments also provide candidates an opportunity to really shine before their face-to-face interviews. The post A New Concept In Assessments: Attraction appeared first on Fistful of Talent. Assessments Brand Ambassadors Business Development Candidate Pool Conferences Networking Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Social Media assessments hiring recruitment marketing

Cracking the Career Development Code

Speaker: Julie Winkle Giulioni, Author, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go: Career Conversations Employees Want

It’s 2020 and it’s time to crack the code on career development. Julie Winkle Giulioni, leadership and career consultant, will share her findings from decades of field research. She’ll deconstruct effective career development, offering a practical framework that makes it more doable and durable by identifying and assessing the skills gaps in your workforce.

Assessing Trust in Your Work Relationships

Fistful of Talent

How do you assess the strength of the working relationships you have with your colleagues, your subordinates, and your boss? When I assess the strength of my relationships, it all comes down to trust.

Tips for Assessing Employee Performance

JazzHR

A rigorous talent assessment should span productivity, punctuality, attitude, and dress/grooming, among other variables. There’s no “right” way to assess employees, but a few important traits will cover most of your bases. Next, your talent assessment should factor in an employee’s attendance record. As far as bad habits go, your assessment should take gossiping, excessive Internet use, and disruptive behavior into account.

Assessing Recruiters for Grit

The Whiteboard

I will post the blog once we have been given the all clear on the technical issues causing the delay, which will hopefully be later on today… In the meantime I should take this opportunity to thank Talegent for putting on a very interesting breakfast presentation this morning about how recruiters and HR departments can leverage the latest predictive measures to assess candidates. So we will be assessing our recruiter candidates for grit from now on, and I suggest you do too.

5 Benefits of Psychometric Assessments

MyRecruitmentPlus

Psychometric testing has been globally recognised for its ability to accurately assess the attributes that are the constructs of an individual. Infact, psychometric assessment was used in World War I, and in imperial china! Before we dive into the benefits of the psychometric assessment’s, let’s begin with the; what, why and how. . PSYCHOMETRIC ASSESSMENTS. . Psychometric assessment is an assessment of an individuals personality, intelligence and skills.

Finding Future Leaders: A New Model for Leadership Assessment

Which behaviors will leaders need today–and how does that compare to what is needed in the future? This paper presents new research about the leadership characteristics that create the diversity of thought and nimbleness your company requires to navigate this volatile era.

A New Concept In Assessments: Attraction

Katrina Kibben

You can use assessment in nontraditional ways to enable people across your company to recruit where they shine: when they speak. Candidate Generation and Nurturing recruiting Recruitment Marketing Advice Workplace Trends assessments for attraction recruitment marketing

The Truth About Game-based Talent Assessments

ERE

Games are fun, assessments are not. Gamification Screening & Assessment Featured

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.

Has AI revolutionised psychometric talent assessment?

MyRecruitmentPlus

MyRecruitment+ recognises the importance of modernising recruitment, and with the aid of AI, aid you in revolutionising psychometric talent assessments. What is a psychometric talent assessment? Psychometric talent assessment is a pre-employment assessment that relieves hours of work from hiring managers and recruiters by refining their candidate selection based on scientific research in behavioural science. Problems with previous assessment methods.

Does Your Workforce Have the Talent DNA for the Digital Future?

With the increasing adoption of automation and data-driven technologies, the workforce is changing rapidly — regardless of whether we’re prepared to face it. Keeping up with the velocity of change is vital to success, and that means building digital readiness into the DNA of your organization so your workforce is ready to face an uncertain and constantly changing future.

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 […].

A Strategic Approach to Hiring Assessments

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Preemployment assessments are good predictors of job performance. Once you start standardizing the use of assessments in your hiring process, you’ll be able to run a more effective, future-proof recruitment strategy. Fifty-seven percent of companies already use assessments to identify the perfect candidate. To determine how to use assessments during recruitment, it’s important to look at what type of assessment you should use in which situation.

4 Reasons to Add Pre-Employment Assessments to Your Hiring Process

JazzHR

That’s where pre-employment assessments come in – These tests use a standardized design to evaluate candidates on a range of softer skills like aptitude, personality, and cognitive ability. Combined with traditional screening methods, pre-employment assessments help teams to make more informed hires. Here are four benefits you’ll reap when you start leveraging a pre-employment assessment provider in your hiring process: 1. Intelligence Recruiting assessments

A Guide to Language Assessment in Recruitment

Harver

How do you assess candidates' language proficiency accurately and effectively? Learn all about language assessment in recruitment! Contact Centers Customer Service Recruitment Recruitment Inspiration

Discover 4 Use Cases for Applying AI to Your Recruiting Processes

relationships, assessing fit and onboarding new. assessment process for everyone involved: For recruiters — Machine learning analyzes. The next. wave of. AI-led. recruiting Four ways machines are enabling their. human counterparts to hire smarter. 2A lly O | T h e n ex t. w av e o f A I- le d r e cr u it in g Introduction 3. From manual to automation 4. How did talent acquisition end up here? A new wave of solutions 7. Four ways machines are enabling their.

3 Ways Automated Assessments Allow Teams to Do More With Less Resources

Lever

The post 3 Ways Automated Assessments Allow Teams to Do More With Less Resources appeared first on Lever. Automation is the future. But plenty of recruiters haven’t yet employed it beyond menial tasks. How can automation identify the high-quality candidates from the rest?

The Hidden Influencer Behind Your Assessments

Achievers - Recruiting

It is especially frustrating when you realize that you should have seen it coming when you made your assessments. We assess people at work all the time, from evaluating candidates to conducting performance reviews and making promotion recommendations. However, there is an invisible force behind your assessments that has a bigger influence than you realize and may be sabotaging your decision performance. Overcome biases in assessments.

Self-Assessment: The 5 Abilities Only HR Superheroes Have

ClearCompany Recruiting

Find out what makes HR leaders stand out above the rest and assess yourself to see if you’re one of them or if you could use a little training yourself. What does it take to be an HR Superhero? Do you have it? Talent Management

Want Success With Pre-Hire Assessments? Keep it Simple

ERE

If you want a quick scorecard on your existing pre-hire assessment, or one you are considering, your first move should be to put yourself in your candidates’ shoes and take the assessment yourself. Screening & Assessment Featured

The Art of Selecting Candidate Pre-Hire Assessments

Speaker: Melissa Dobbins, Founder & CEO, Career.Place

At the core of successful hiring practices is the fair and accurate evaluation of skills, abilities, knowledge and other criteria for a job. One powerful method to do this is through psychometric assessments. The right assessments used in the right way provide objective evaluation of criteria that are far more accurate than interviews alone. Unfortunately, choosing the wrong assessments or using assessments in the wrong way can lead to bad choices, biases, and even discriminatory practices that violate compliance standards.

Using Assessments in Your Recruiting/Talent Process for Good – Not Evil

Fistful of Talent

Do you use assessments in your company’s recruiting/talent platform? If you’re like most of us on the HR/recruiting side, you probably fall into one of three camps related to assessments. Check it out: 1–You love assessments. You’re kind of an assessment geek/dork, and you’re unapologetic about the value you believe they can add to an already good recruiting/talent platform. Assessments don’t kill careers.

10 of the best recruiting assessment tools

Workable

Pre-employment assessments, like work samples, cognitive ability tests and job knowledge tests, are good predictors of job performance. These assessments can be administered quickly and easily through well-designed software. Here’s a list of 10 of the best recruitment assessment tools that will help you select qualified candidates to interview and hire: Athena Assessment. The Berke Assessment is a customizable test measuring personality and intelligence.

The Assessment Testing Process: Unplugged

The Hire Talent

Did you know that nearly 70% of US companies use pre-employment assessment tools to test their candidates? So if you’re already using or thinking of using assessments in your hiring process, you’re definitely not alone. We constantly tout that using assessments is so easy, and the best decision. The post The Assessment Testing Process: Unplugged appeared first on The HIRE Talent.

Best Practices: Screening & Assessing Candidates

The Hire Talent

Factoring in the use of pre-employment assessments in your hiring process already puts you light years ahead of other companies who aren’t assessing their candidates in. The post Best Practices: Screening & Assessing Candidates appeared first on The HIRE Talent. Screening candidates is often one of the most labor-intensive parts of your hiring process. Following a structured plan can help you work through this screening phase quickly and efficiently.

Scaling the Digitally-Ready Workforce

The digital future will require a new set of skills, behaviors, and ways of working, but most organizations have not defined the critical competencies needed to compete in an age of disruption and do not have a process in place to assess digital readiness in their own people, a new Aon study finds. For HR leaders, the continuous state of disruption requires a new, more flexible approach to workforce planning and development. Download the full report, which shares insights from 1,551 senior business executives, HR leaders, and employees from around the world, to learn the 5 key insights and the steps your organization can take to transform your approach to people, jobs, and rewards to thrive in an uncertain digital future.

Sixty Savage Seconds – The candidate is assessing YOU too

Greg Savage

This Sixty Savage Seconds is titled ‘The candidate is assessing YOU too’ Let me know what you think! Here’s the next “Sixty Savage Seconds” from The Savage Truth A one minute video of the best ideas, tips and tactics for recruiters… sixty seconds to make you think. View here. . Sixty Savage Seconds candidate candidate care recruitment

What Should You Assess in Your Job Applicants?

Recruiting Daily

You probably know you should use assessments to help screen job applicants. However, with thousands of assessments available, how do you know which ones are right for you? What should they assess, and how many should you use? Should you use the same assessments for every job in your company, or should you use […]. Blog Posts Featured News Recruiting Talent Acquisition assessments hiring talent acquisition

Top Tools and Resources to Create Pre-Employment Assessments

Contract Recruiter

Engineering a pre-employment assessment is a complicated and time-consuming process, and you never know how accurate it will be until you’ve used it and measured the results. There is no such thing as a one-size-fits-all assessment.

How to assess office managers

Workable

The following exercises help you assess the skills of Office Manager candidates during your hiring process. Feel free to modify any Office Manager skills assessment for your needs. Organizational skills assessment. Communication skills assessment. Time management skills assessment. Software use skills assessment. This Office Manager skills assessment was written by Eleni Kostopoulou , Workable’s Office Manager.

When Recruiter Priorities Compete: Fill Speed, Growing Req Loads, and Diversity

It’s a question as old as the recruiting profession itself: How many reqs should one recruiter handle at a time? Even in our data-driven age of hard metrics and objective assessments, the answer is: It depends. Download this White Paper to discover the key factors that go into finding your answer to the req load question.