Tips for Assessing Employee Performance
APRIL 22, 2016
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.
The Most Effective Model to Assess Quality of Hire
MARCH 19, 2017
In 2015, 39% of companies said Quality of Hire (QoH) was their most valuable recruiting performance metric. It’s what makes spending so much time and effort in the recruitment process worth it in the end.
Want Success With Pre-Hire Assessments? Keep it Simple
APRIL 20, 2017
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
4 Ways to Assess Soft Skills in an Interview
MARCH 20, 2017
That’s why once candidates make it to the interview stage, you need to be able to assess the personal qualities they possess to see if they’ll actually gel with your organization and be an effective contributor to your team.
Employee Assessments: What You Need to Know
FEBRUARY 23, 2015
Employee assessments were the topic of the recent Brandon Hall Group Research Spotlight webinar , including how organizations are assessing employees and how that plays into a workforce strategy. Employee Assessment Tools. Employee Assessment Questions: Pre-Hire.
5 Steps To Assess Employer Brand For Small Biz Owners
MARCH 26, 2015
– consider these three questions as a quick and dirty way to assess your employer brand: (Note: These can be used to assess your consumer brand, too, with a few tweaks.). 5 Steps to Assess Your Employer Brand.
Expert Secrets To Assessing Candidates’ True Interest Level
SEPTEMBER 27, 2016
Here are six expert tips on assessing candidates and how well they actually match up with your company: 1. — What are some other tips for assessing candidates and their true interest in your company? Talent Acquisition assessing candidates
How to Tell if a Pre-Employment Assessment is Valid
JANUARY 26, 2017
SHRM recently indicated that the process most employers now use to find and select the best possible candidate includes using a preliminary assessment to screen out those who lack the desired level of skills and competencies for a job. Is the assessment multi-dimensional?
13 Signs of Inefficient Recruiting
on and assessing what they indicate can be overwhelming. SYMPTOMS EXCELITIS COMPLIANCEPHOBIA RECRUITER SIGNS THAT YOU NEED a new APPLICANT TRACKING SYSTEM 13 Table of Contents Introduction 01 You're “Tracking and Managing” Hiring with Email, Spreadsheets, or Worse, Paper.
Seven Great Interview Questions to Assess Cultural Fit
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
It can also be a great way to assess if a candidate is a good cultural fit. When assessing a candidate for cultural fit, it is important to consider your overall opinion or “gut feeling” in addition to their responses to culture-specific questions. As most human resource managers know, culture is everything when hiring. Even the most talented employees will fail to contribute if they are not a good cultural fit. Unfortunately, culture is a hard thing to put a finger on.
How Assessments help companies make smart hiring choices
DECEMBER 2, 2016
Employee assessment tools enable you to use key data points and predictive analytics to refine and improve your recruiting efforts. And when assessment tools are an integrated component of your recruiting solution, the value of both becomes even greater.
We’re Headed to SIOP 2017! Join Us to See How Mobile Assessment Makes Small Screens Become Mainstream.
APRIL 26, 2017
In my session on Mobile Assessment, I will be collaborating with my colleagues from @HoganAssessment and @OutMatchHCM as we share trends in Mobile Assessment. Mobile Assessment is a prime example of that rate of change – in fact a recent SIOP White Paper cited mobile assessment usage rise from 8% in 2012 to 23% in 2015 (you’ll have to come to our session to hear the latest stats!). Join Us to See How Mobile Assessment Makes Small Screens Become Mainstream.
5 Creative Ways to Assess Candidates in Job Interviews
JANUARY 26, 2017
Asking a candidate for their thoughts on work your company has done is a common way to assess a candidate. The post 5 Creative Ways to Assess Candidates in Job Interviews appeared first on Recruiterbox Blog. It can be easy to just go through the motions when conducting a job interview.
How to Assess Candidates With These Surprising Job Interview Questions
APRIL 6, 2017
From a young age, I played baseball. It was something I loved to do, and it bled into many aspects of life, both then and now. For example, whenever my family would go on vacation, I’d take my baseball equipment with me. Interviewing Featured
The definitive guide to choosing the right applicant tracking system
experience • Integrated background checks, drug screens & pre-screen assessments • Robust workflows and comprehensive dashboards Recruiting software typically refers to technology that is used by recruiting.
Expert Secrets To Assessing Soft Skills In The Interview
DECEMBER 20, 2016
This happens all too often because of how difficult it can be to assess soft skills during the hiring process. On the other hand, it’s challenging to assess whether a person has the necessary organizational and time management skills. How many times has this happened to you?
Tangled Up In Who: Building The Business Case for Personality Assessments.
MARCH 28, 2016
A Quick One: Building The Business Case For Personality Assessments. For example, by assessing “personality” by applying the above definition, we can see if an employee or candidate is likely to: Show the potential, patience and perseverance to go above and beyond for a client.
Do You Work At a Dinosaur Recruiting Function? A Quick Assessment Checklist
MARCH 10, 2017
I read an excellent think piece the other day by Kaela Wax. On her blog she stated that as an outsider, after closely studying the recruiting industry, she concluded that “My biggest takeaway: The industry is about 65 million years behind, and it’s a total mess.”
The Top 5 Reasons You Should be Using Assessments Today
NOVEMBER 19, 2015
When you’r e hiring new employees to be your next generation of rockstars, talent assessments can be your most valuable tool in predicting success. Validation data can be used to make sure that the assessments you’re using are good predictors for success in a specific job.
Evaluate candidates with a pre-employment assessment process
JUNE 7, 2016
Assessing these skills can take a wide variety of forms. For jobs with an easily quantifiable skill-set, you may ask your candidates to complete a skills assessment , or standardized test to objectively gauge their competency. Assessing the qualifications of your job applicants can be challenging. A company’s pre-employment assessment process can take many forms. For creative jobs, this assessment might come as a portfolio. Usefulness of assessments.
Making Better Auto Dealership Hires With Skills Assessments
JULY 8, 2016
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4 Things To Look Out For When Using A Personality Assessment
DECEMBER 11, 2015
What’s Wrong With Using A Personality Assessment? The great news is that use of a personality assessment in the hiring process is growing in adoption. But what’s not so great is how to determine which assessment to invest in to help build your company.
External Assessment Tools: Part Four of a Five Part Series on Recruiting
The Applicant Manager
NOVEMBER 8, 2016
Today, we’ll be looking at some of the assessment tools available to us when our search for talent takes us outside the organization. When putting candidates through the assessment process, having the right tools is critical for employers. Simulation Assessments.
Interview Balancing Act: Candidate Experience vs. Assessment
APRIL 27, 2015
A great interviewer wields two quite different superpowers: Creating a fantastic candidate experience (merchandising/selling) and assessing the candidate’s alignment with the target profile. Truth is, we can thoroughly assess a candidate in a friendly, conversational manner.
Best Practices: Using a Personality Assessment to Place Co-op Students
JULY 13, 2016
I realized the importance of using a pre-employment assessment to filter through the applicants. Pre-employment assessments have grown in popularity recently. The Match Score helps identify how well of a fit they would be in a role, based on their assessment.
What Developers Look for When Assessing New Job Opportunities
MARCH 23, 2017
Whenever you sit down to write a tech job listing from scratch, it’s difficult to know where to begin. Your biggest obstacle is probably figuring out how to address what developers want—and it’s even more challenging if you don’t know what matters to them most. As part of our 2017 Developer Hiring Landscape , we asked respondents to tell us what they look for in new job opportunities.
A Better Way to Assess Exceptional vs. Average Performance in an Interview
MARCH 1, 2017
I want to give you a blueprint for what I believe based on my experience and research is the best way to structure your interview framework to produce a more optimal outcome to identify a higher-performing employee. Interviewing Featured
Unscientific Assessment: How To Use Phrenology for Screening and Selection
OCTOBER 16, 2014
Most of these ideas, of course, were total rubbish, but so too is the pseudoscience being peddled by most of the vendors operating in the assessment space today, too.
My Fascination Advantage® Is The Veiled Strength – What’s Yours? [free assessment]
JULY 9, 2014
Read to the bottom of this post and get your code to take a free assessment! ]. As a self-proclaimed “Assessment Junkie”, I love the idea of answering a few questions, and within just a few minutes, being presented with a multi-page report that gives me all of the answers I’ve ever wanted to know about myself. But I do enjoy taking assessments to find new and different ways to understand how I best communicate with the world and where I can add the most value.
Five Steps to Optimizing Pre-Hire Assessments
AUGUST 14, 2015
In Aberdeen’s report, Pre-Hire Assessments: An Asset for HR in the Age of the Candidate , we learned that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all, pre-hire assessment approach to fit in with every company’s talent acquisition process. Some organizations require cognitive ability and skills assessments, while others benefit strictly from cultural fit and personality evaluations. Be sure the job description specifics are incorporated into the assessment process.
Talent-Tech Is Hot … But Without a Vendor Assessment Checklist, A Bad Purchase Is Likely
NOVEMBER 7, 2016
Everyone is excited about the new technology options that pop up nearly every day in talent management and recruiting. Unfortunately, along with all of the excitement and the new capabilities, there are also many perils. Uncategorized Featured
TIME Magazine’s Take On Pre-Hire Assessments
MAY 8, 2014
Click here to read the full article on pre-hire assessments from TIME. The post TIME Magazine’s Take On Pre-Hire Assessments appeared first on Good&Co. Via TIME Magazine. Hiring is a lot like dating, say the new startups that want to play matchmaker between employers and job seekers. And you don’t have to show up with flowers. The companies applying matchmaking algorithms to job recruitment are yet another case of a disruptive technology shattering the status quo.
6 methods for assessing talent – how effective are they?
JULY 13, 2016
Although suit-and-tie interviews do work, it may be time for your organisation to consider investing in recruitment technology or employing new assessment techniques. It’s still the most widely-used form of talent assessment, and its results pay off. Assessing experience.
Optimizing Talent Acquisition with Technology and Assessments
AUGUST 12, 2015
Did you know that 65% of job candidates are looking for another job within three months of their first day at work
How to Identify and Assess Motivation in High-Performing Candidates
DECEMBER 21, 2016
This is the fourth in a series of ten posts on hiring candidates for characteristics linked to high performance. Each post focuses on a key candidate trait, why it matters and how recruiters can develop processes to correctly and fairly evaluate for it.
Getting the Most Out of Your Applicant Tracking System with Assessments
MAY 8, 2015
Using assessments in conjunction with an applicant tracking system provides a huge advantage in recruitment. Find the perfect new hire faster
Game-Based Assessments: Select and Engage the Best Candidates and Enhance your Brand
JANUARY 14, 2016
Traditionally, psychometric assessments manifest in the form of personality surveys, ability tests, and situational judgement tests. However, as competition for talent increases, a new challenge arises – is there a way to make assessments more engaging in the digital age?
How To Assess A Candidate’s Leadership Potential
DECEMBER 27, 2016
Assessing for leadership potential as you hire is hugely important. As you’re hiring, here are some components to focus on to be sure you’re properly assessing a candidate’s’ leadership potential. The ability to assess and use employees’ strengths. Their ability to assess risks effectively. It’s not hard to find an employee who can eventually advance into a management role.
Assessing Candidate Behavior in the Hourly Job Market – A Staffing Perspective
JANUARY 24, 2017
Unfortunately, two key issues characterizing the hourly labor market make it hard to answer those questions: large applicant pools and a need to assess candidate behavioral characteristics without sufficient resumé information.