Better Assess Your Workforce Using Group DNA


Losing parts of your team, rearranging responsibilities, or adding more members to your group can all impact the outcomes, and being able to effectively measure and assess your workforce enables you to understand and guide your team to reach their full potential.

Assessments 101 – differentiating good assessments from bad

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.


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Assessments 101 – differentiating good assessments from bad

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.

How to Nail Group Interviews Every Time


When it comes to finding the right person for a new role in your business, group interviews can be a valuable tool in your recruitment process. Group or panel interviews come with a range of benefits, including saving you precious time and helping you gain deeper insight into a candidate’s suitability for the job. Done right, group interviews can produce fantastic results. So what do you need to do to make sure you get the best out of a group interview?

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Workable adds sales assessments in partnership with Objective Management Group


As you can imagine, finding the right way to assess candidates for sales focussed roles is close to our hearts. This is another reason why we’re excited to announce our latest partnership today: Workable now integrates with Objective Management Group (OMG).

10 of the best recruiting assessment tools


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.

Using Personality Assessments in Hiring

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Does your organization utilize personality assessments as part of the hiring process? Here are a few reasons employers use personality assessments as part of the hiring process: Personality assessments can assess whether an individual will be a good match for the organizational culture. Personality assessments can help reduce this issue. Personality assessments can show the employer which open role the candidate would be best suited to before hiring.

Introducing Video-Interview based AI-Talent-Assessment


Visual learning allows for grouping of information and new information is easily understood. What happens when AI talent assessment meets video interviews? INTRODUCING ‘The Big-5 Psychometric Assessment’. We’ve already unearthed the significance of video interviews in a world run by videos, now… Let’s discuss talent assessment. Traditionally, there’s only three ways to conduct a talent assessment. Video based AI talent assessment!!

Psychometric Talent Assessment – The unspoken truth about preparation


I work at MyRecruitment+ , a software company made for recruitment and onboarding, and in familiarising myself with current content in the HR industry it’s become apparent to me that psychometric talent assessments are negatively portrayed on the internet when seen from the perspective of the individual being assessed. . There’s dozens of blogs that aim to inform graduates and job seekers of how to ‘prepare’ for their assessment. AI Psychometric Assessment HR Advice

What is a competency assessment – all you need to know


In fact, 74% use internal skill gap assessments to identify which skills are lacking. In today’s article, we’re going to explain what a competency assessment is and what are the benefits and risks of running them. What is a competency assessment. Assessing your current employees.

6 talent assessment methods to use for recruiting in your company


That’s where a talent assessment would come in handy. The concept of a ‘talent assessment’ as part of the hiring process isn’t new , but it’s still going strong. According to a 2019 LinkedIn report , 57% of recruiting professionals use soft skills assessments, and 60% think these assessments will make a great impact in the next five years. By using pre-employment assessment tools, you’ll be able to reduce the number of candidates to a small, super-qualified group.

How To: Conduct a Diversity Assessment

Social Talent

We now need to think of diversity as something that extends beyond the social groups. Diversity Assessment. So how can you, as a recruiter, assess a company’s success rate when it comes to diversity? Monitors the outcome of initiatives to assess their success. The post How To: Conduct a Diversity Assessment appeared first on Social Talent.

8 Modern Personality Assessment Tools for Your Team

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Keeping that in mind, although there are thousands of assessments to choose from—some significantly more accurate than others and the most successful combining personality, cognitive, and integrity tests—it’s not surprising that the use of personality assessments in the workplace is growing as much as 10% per year , and more than one-fifth of companies use these tools to help predict if job candidates will fit in. Administrators claim this assessment is extremely reliable.

How Recruiters Are Combining AI And Assessments To Find Talent


New approaches in talent prediction have emerged with the adoption of AI for recruiting to complement the predictive power of psychometric assessments. Industry analysts agree that AI technology is a force multiplier for pre-hire assessments. In our new video, Kathryn Christie, Director of Talent & Strategy at Self Management Group and I explain the intriguing way AI and assessments are being combined to help recruiters find better talent.

Group interview questions


Here are some sample group interview questions to ask candidates. With these ideas, learn how to conduct a group interview to make the right hire. Why conduct a group interview. Group interviews are time-saving as they allow you to simultaneously evaluate multiple candidates as part of the interview process. Consider conducting a group interview when you: are hiring for roles where interaction and collaboration are important.

3 Benefits Of Early Assessments


Do you use technical assessments when hiring early stage engineers? If your hiring process doesn’t start with an assessment, you could be missing out on some of the best candidates and creating a biased experience. Let’s dive into how exactly early assessments can transform your hiring process. By putting assessments at the very top of your hiring funnel, you open yourself up to finding those hidden gems that are not discovered by most recruiters at your competitors.

Poor Assessments Are Harming Your Business and Your Workers

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Any L&D professional worth his or her salt will understand the benefits of proper assessments: They guarantee a level of competence among the workforce, and they also represent an investment in the human capital that makes the company run smoothly. However, for all the positive outcomes that a well-designed assessment can produce, the opposite is also true. Regulators favor well-planned and well-administered assessments.

New Research Study Assesses Assessments for Value and Impact

Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Group’s new research study, Assessing Assessments: Value and Impact looks at how organizations make talent decisions, which impacts organizational performance and culture. Some highlights: The majority of organizations use assessments to make talent decisions. Organizations using pre-hire assessments are more likely to see year-over-year improvement in quality of hire (44% vs. 32%) and employee retention (32% vs. 23%) than their cohorts.

How To Make Assessments Work For You


Using assessments, especially at the top of your hiring funnel is a key component of making the selection process fair. But, with the introduction of assessments comes the need to validate the results you’re getting while avoiding any adverse impact. So, how do you avoid adverse impact or prove that you don’t have one inherently in the assessment itself? Let’s say your organization sent the assessment to thirty candidates, of which you hired five.

How to Evaluate Pre-Employment Assessments


Pre-employment assessments can improve the speed and accuracy of hiring decisions. Unfortunately, not all pre-employment assessments are equally useful. In this week’s article, we cover 4 critical areas that every employer should consider before making the decision to use a pre-employment assessment: Reliability, Validity, Validation, and Legal Considerations. A pre-employment assessment that isn’t reliable cannot be valid.

Group Interviewing: Efficient Solution or Ineffective Evaluation?


When there are many candidates and a large hiring team, employers may opt to use group or panel interviews for efficiency’s sake. At a high level, group job interviews can involve multiple interviewers and/or multiple candidates. For the purpose of this story, we’re going to focus on group interviews from the employer’s perspective, i.e. multiple hiring company employees interviewing a candidate or candidates in a panel job interview setting. Pros of Group Job Interviews.

How to use candidate assessment options and integrations with Workable


Assessments are objective and job-related exercises that candidates should complete to move forward in the hiring process. Candidate assessments could take the form of : Simulation tests (e.g. Skills assessments (e.g. Any of these candidate assessments can be useful in your hiring process in different ways (e.g. Depending on the assessment, you can evaluate whether: Candidates can actually do a job. How Workable helps you manage assessments.

A Response to Change: Assessing Executive Candidates and Arming Incumbents for Organizational Success

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Thus, it is imperative for organizations to assess and hire wisely and develop the skills of their incumbent leaders so they are well-armed for turbulent times. How well do our assessments target the specific competencies that are critical for our unique organizational context?

ADP Recognized as a Leader in Recruitment Process Outsourcing by NelsonHall and Everest Group

HR Technologist - RB

NelsonHall and Everest Group have both positioned ADP as a Leader in their respective Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) assessments. Recruitment & Onboarding

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Employee Assessments:  What You Need to Know

Brandon Hall

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. Today we’re going to cover some of the key aspects of the employee assessment space and help give you a broader understanding of what these instruments can mean for your organization. Employee Assessment Tools. Employee Assessment Questions: Pre-Hire.

Walser Automotive Group Launches Women’s Resources Network: What Other Dealers Can Learn


Walser Automotive Group, a dealership group with more than 20 locations in Minnesota and Kansas, recently announced the launch of its Women’s Resources Network, the first group of its kind in retail automotive. To continuously improve your job descriptions and attract talent across the board, it’s important to regularly assess the tone and word choice, ensuring the descriptions appeal to a diverse set of job seekers.

Top Tips for Assessment Centres and Group Exercises

Recruiting Blogs

Today’s blog is focused on helping you understand what Hiring Managers are looking for from candidates during assessment days and group exercises. For those of you who are less familiar with group assessment days, we’ll start by briefly covering the basics of how assessment centres work and what you can typically expect from the day. Assessment days: The Basics. How will you be assessed? . Group discussions. Group interview.

Exploring Predictive Index Assessments in the CFO Search Process

Slayton Search Partners

As the CFO position continues to evolve, assessment tools are becoming increasingly common in the executive search process. These assessments are great for finding common attributes and behaviors required for a successful middle-market CFO. Exploring the Predictive Index Assessment.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, April 20-26, 2020

Brandon Hall

As companies prepare for the relaxation of social distancing edicts, Brandon Hall Group offered a webinar on converting crisis management to leading-edge people management plus a podcast on how to build a great workplace culture. All people practices will be front-and-center as organizations adjust to whatever the new normal will be, so Brandon Hall Group also provided resources on onboarding in a digital environment, recognition and talent mobility.

Why People Expect Assessments to Do Impossible Things


The doctor administers a medical assessment for a rare disease that you might have. The doctor informs you that it’s a very accurate assessment. The assessment said that you were positive for a disease. Is the assessment actually useless? The truth is that assessments can be very useful, and doctors can provide you with very valuable medical advice. Would you generally want to bet for or against the medical assessment from the above example?

Group Interview Tips: Best Questions To Spot Top Talent


A group interview is the next logical step after sorting through a sea of resumes to find a stellar candidate. A group interview is your chance to meet with multiple candidates at once and see how they interact with you, your team and each other. At the end of the day you’re likely looking to hire just one person, so how do you decide who to move forward with from the group interview? Here are our tips: Get Your Group Interview Off On The Right Foot.

The 7 Best LinkedIn Groups for Recruiters


LinkedIn groups are one of the best features the social network offers, and not just to find applicants. Groups are perfect for making professional connections and sharing and learning best-practices in the industry. Here’s a list of the top seven LinkedIn groups for recruiters, ordered alphabetically: 1. Don’t let the name throw you off, this group of some 230,000 members is mostly focused on recruiting topics.

Assess, Adapt, Adjust: Lessons Learned from the COVID-19 Pandemic

The Staffing Stream

We did know that we needed to quickly assess, adapt and adjust many aspects of our operations to meet the evolving needs of our clients, candidates, and employees and make sure we were positioned to remain successful during these unprecedented times.

5 ways to assess cultural fit in your tech candidates


So, while you can verify each candidate’s technical skills via assignments, coding challenges , and technical interviews, how do you assess something much less tangible and far more subjective, such as cultural fit? Or it can be as misaligned as designing an open plan office that places a real emphasis on collaboration and teamwork, then hiring a group of people who prefer working individually. . 5 ways to assess cultural fit in your tech candidates. Use an assessment .

Tangled Up In Who: Building The Business Case for Personality Assessments.

Recruiting Daily

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. Of course, the true power inherent to this approach comes from exploiting the proven scientific link between personality assessments and these business-critical competencies.

SuccessFinder Wins Two Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards for a Third Consecutive Year

Brandon Hall

SuccessFinder, a leader in innovative human resources technology, has won two coveted Brandon Hall Group awards for excellence in 2020. The company has received Silver and Bronze awards for Best Advance in Unique Talent Acquisition Technology and Best Advance in Candidate Assessments Technology respectively. “We are thrilled to have been recognized by the Brandon Hall Group as a leader in the HR Tech community for a third consecutive year. About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

3 Benefits Of Early Assessments


Do you use technical assessments when hiring early stage engineers? If your hiring process doesn’t start with an assessment, you could be missing out on some of the best candidates and creating a biased experience. Let’s dive into how exactly early assessments can transform your hiring process. By putting assessments at the very top of your hiring funnel, you open yourself up to finding those hidden gems that are not discovered by most recruiters at your competitors.

Recruit Smarter Not Harder by Assessing Job Board ROI

Hospital Recruiting

But when it comes to recruitment, particularly in today’s market, taking the time to assess recruitment ROI is critical. Of that group, only 28% will be offered a job, and 10% will not accept. Assessing your Avenues. Rather than assessing the quantity of hires, HR must assess quality of hires. You’ll want to do an overall assessment though, so data from all sources is important. Inara Prusakova/

How To Assess A Candidate’s Leadership Potential

Spark Hire

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. Ask if they believe it’s possible to solicit both reactions from the same group. 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.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 30-August 2, 2020

Brandon Hall

Most organizations believe diversity and inclusion is a powerful driver of business goals, according to Brandon Hall Group’s latest research. Brandon Hall Group’s Rachel Cooke hosts Fortune 100 leadership consultant Bonnie St. Through organic growth, acquisition and partnership, SHL has all the science-backed assessment tools any organization needs to make informed decisions in hiring and talent management. The webinar is hosted by Brandon Hall Group COO Rachel Cooke.