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. Since writing that blog, I had the opportunity to engage with the Predictive Index platform at a deeper level as an end-user.

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. They’re the keepers of your company office’s keys, credit card, supply cabinet and any other resources employees need to do their jobs. facility management, catering) to booking travel, planning activities and preparing reports. Organizational skills assessment.

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How to assess sales representatives

Workable

Use the following exercises to help you assess sales skills in your interviews with sales representative candidates. Feel free to modify them to suit your company’s specific needs. Salespeople vary in roles and tasks – from entry-level sales development representatives , to account executives who tend to have more years of experience. Presentation : Inbound sales teams in particular rely on people with good presentation skills to pitch products.

How to assess administrative assistants

Workable

The following exercises can help you assess the skills of administrative assistant candidates in your interviews. Feel free to modify them for your needs. This is usually a junior role that provides general support to an entire group of, or a selection of managers. Successful Administrative Assistants are good at: Organization: They are able to parse larger projects into smaller, achievable goals. To-do list and project management software (Todoist, Trello).

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.

How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

Hacker Earth

David Heinemeier, the creator of Ruby on Rails tweeted: Several organizations still use whiteboard interviews as a standard process to hire developers. . In a whiteboard interview, developers are given a problem statement for which they have to provide the solution on a whiteboard. . The important thing to consider is that a whiteboard is not a code editor. Developers can’t actually run the code to see if it works, let alone benchmark it. .

Learning Agility: What It Is and How to Assess It

Harver

How can you assess it? Learning agility is an essential competency for (future) leaders. Why is it so important for organizations? Learn more in this post! Data-Driven Recruitment Recruitment Recruitment Inspiration

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 flew through the panel interview only to be walked into a room with seven other 20-somethings in poorly-fitting suits to take a math test. While I understood the purpose of the test ( I was hired to teach reading and math to kids ages 4 to 14), it made me feel so small.

How To: Conduct a Diversity Assessment

Social Talent

When it comes to diversity, it is a truth universally acknowledges that more diverse companies perform better than their less diverse competitors. However, the path to a successful diversity hiring policy is not as straightforward. Companies can often struggle to implement their company diversity policies while some organisations may not have any policies in place at all. We now need to think of diversity as something that extends beyond the social groups.

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. Competence – I have the ability to do what is being proposed.

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.

How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

David Heinemeier, the creator of Ruby on Rails tweeted: Several organizations still use whiteboard interviews as a standard process to hire developers. . In a whiteboard interview, developers are given a problem statement for which they have to provide the solution on a whiteboard. This is meant to test their communication and problem-solving skills. It’s easy to find someone or the other venting about it on various social media platforms. .

How To Use Pre-Employment Assessments to Make Better Hires

4 Corner Resources Staffing Blog

Pre-employment assessments are a valuable tool in a recruiter’s qualification process. Do pre-employment assessments have a place in your hiring process, and if so, which ones should you use? Benefits of Using Candidate Assessments 1.

How to screen Groovy developer skills

Devskiller

What’s clear is that when used correctly – Apache Groovy has the potential to give your tech a huge productivity boost. . What is important for an IT Recruiter to know about Groovy? How to verify Groovy skills in the screening phase? Contributing to OSS .

A Strategic Approach to Hiring Assessments

Recruiting Daily Advisor

It’s a challenge for recruiters to find a balance between rushing through a hiring process to retain top talent and narrowing the funnel as soon as possible. In order to hire talent more efficiently, hiring processes are often semiautomated. Skills assessment.

Strategically Manage Your Culture to Shape Retention

Speaker: Jared Jones, Senior Partner, Partners in Leadership

There is a strong correlation between retention and engagement. High levels of retention generally occur in organizations where employees feel challenged, are constantly learning, and have a purpose. In order to keep your employees around, you need to prove to them that they are valued by your company. Join Senior Partner of Partners In Leadership Jared Jones to learn how to use a proven culture management process that will help increase your retention level.

How to assess programming skills – a review of the best methods

Devskiller

Unless you’ve got a huge recruiting budget, you can’t afford to hire an employee whose skills haven’t been verified and just hope for the best. In fact, knowing how to assess programming skills is fundamental to any successful IT recruitment process. .

How to Assess Candidates in a Job Interview?

TalentLyft

Are you sure you are assessing your candidates the best way ? Learn the best practice tips and tricks for assessing candidates in a job interview. You’ll also discover 5 questions that can help you assess the performance, responsibility and ownership the candidate has displayed in the past. Read More. Recruiting

How to assess human resource skills

Workable

Use this HR Officer skills assessment template to evaluate Human Resources candidates in interviews. Feel free to modify these exercises to meet your company’s needs and fill your open roles. They also respond to employee grievances. Most HR positions require candidates to possess a college degree. What is a skills assessment? How to assess HR officers. Confidentiality skills assessment. How would you respond?

3 Fears About Assessments and How to Get Over Your Fright

ERE

In the eyes of many in talent acquisition, there seems to be a perception that talent assessment presents the following obstacles: Screening & Assessment Featured

Designing Equitable Performance: How to Create Fair, Inclusive Assessments

Speaker: Aubrey Blanche & Sahra Kaboli-Nejad

We are all susceptible to bias and strive to mitigate it through reading, taking classes, and participating in trainings - yet, it seems like these aren’t driving the change we need. Women tend to receive vague, personality-based feedback, where men tend to receive performance related feedback. Work completed by Black men is more likely to be rated as lower quality than White men. And Black women face these overlapping biases in even more extreme ways. So what can we do to address the inequities in the system? Look at the system itself - are we designing an equitable performance system that benefits everyone? Join Culture Amp’s Global Head of Equitable Design and Impact, Aubrey Blanche, along with Diversity, Equity, and Belonging Lead Sahra Kaboli-Nejad, to discuss how we can re-evaluate our performance management systems. We will discuss the benefits of designing a system at every level (individual, manager, and organization) to help mitigate bias and ultimately create a system that finally succeeds at what it is supposed to do - improve performance.

How to screen machine learning skills

Devskiller

Do you need to hire someone with machine learning skills? Machine learning is the process of enabling computers to perform tasks that have until only recently, been carried out exclusively by humans. This is super relevant to a hiring manager without a strong technical background.

The Hidden Influencer Behind Your Assessments

Achievers - Recruiting

Have you or a manager in your office ever hired someone only to soon discover that it was a bad decision? It is especially frustrating when you realize that you should have seen it coming when you made your assessments. That’s great, to an extent. How is this relevant to us?

6 Common Interview Mistakes and How to Avoid Them

JazzHR

Unfortunately, when interviewers make mistakes, it can turn top talent off and make them less likely to accept a position. Plus, it can result in hiring the wrong person for the job or, worse yet, open up your organization up to potential litigation. Below we’ve compiled the top six interview mistakes that you’ve got to avoid when you’re conducting an interview: Being unprepared. It’s easier than you think to ask the wrong questions.

Assessing Experience: How-to Understand the Depth of a Candidate’s IT Skills

Recruiting Daily

Basic stats and info, equating to little more than words on paper and hardly a full character assessment. Blog Posts Featured HR Technology News assessing experience assessments candidate screening eteki tech assessmentsFar too often, resumes function as surface-level documents that paint an overview of the candidate. This issue is something that recruiters have struggled with and debated for years – in particular since the advent of the ATS […].

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.

How to Assess Candidates With These Surprising Job Interview Questions

ERE

It was something I loved to do, and it bled into many aspects of life, both then and now. From a young age, I played baseball. For example, whenever my family would go on vacation, I’d take my baseball equipment with me. Interviewing Featured

How to Build an Employee Experience Strategy in 2021 | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

Starting with the initial candidate outreach and up to the exit interview, your employee experience strategy directly impacts your ability to recruit and retain A Players. Below we assess how the events of 2020 have impacted three distinct aspects of your employee experience strategy.

How To: Measure the Quality of Your Candidates

Social Talent

With the growing need for employers to gain a crucial competitive advantage when it comes to recruiting top-quality candidates, there is a much sharper focus on the value of talent and how talent can have a direct impact on culture, productivity, performance, reputation and customer satisfaction. What employers seem to sometimes forget is that Quality of Applicants (QoA) is positively related to QoH. The goal here is to get your ratio as low as possible.

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How to screen PHP developer skills

Devskiller

The longevity of this script means a fair amount of time has passed for software engineers to work on their PHP developer skills. . According to W3Techs’ data , PHP is used by 78.3% Because of PHPs ubiquitous nature, it’s not difficult to find developers claiming PHP skills.

The Digital Workplace: How HR Can Lead the Way

Speaker: Nicole Lindenbaum, Director of Product Marketing, PeopleDoc

Because HR is the one function of the business that touches every employee, the digital workplace gives HR the opportunity to move from the back-office and truly be in the front lines to lead change. Practical steps to pave the way for digital dexterity in your HR Operations.

How to assess customer service representatives

Workable

The following exercises will help you assess customer service or customer support representatives in your interviews. Modify them to meet your specific needs. They answer questions, diagnose problems and provide solutions to customer issues. This position’s duties vary greatly depending on the industry, but there are some skills all successful customer service or support representatives should share: Troubleshooting: Curiosity and drive to get to the root of a problem.

How to: Drastically Improve Your Candidate Experience

Social Talent

After being founded in 1985, it enjoyed soaring popularity throughout the late 80s and early 90s, as the world piled into hundreds of it’s retail stores to rent the latest VHS or order the newest DVD. T hat was until Blockbuster stopped listening to their demands and failed to recognise their customers’ shift in preference towards online movie streaming services like Netflix. But what do Blockbuster’s woes have to do with you fair recruiter?

How to Assess Your Candidates for Job Fit

Harver

Make sure that your candidates have the right skills, experience, and motivation to perform well in the role with an effective job fit assessment!

Conflict Resolution Skills: Examples and Assessment

The Hire Talent

They are difficult to assess in the pre-employment evaluation stage, but nothing is impossible for experienced recruiters using the proper tools. People with good conflict resolution skills find practical solutions to such oppositions and put the conflict to rest.

The Road Map to Improving the "Quality of Hire" in Your Organization

Speaker: Matt Craven, Talent Acquisition Project Manager, Schneider Electric

Hiring the right people and creating a strong and productive workforce is critical to the success of any organization. Likewise, bad hiring decisions will stifle an organization’s ability to expand and impact their bottom line financially. How does an organization minimize their risk? What steps do they take to improve the “quality of hire”? Most importantly, how do you measure change in quality of hire? In the end, it’s not about finding a body to fill an open requisition; it’s about bringing a person in who will be skilled, engaged, and committed. Join Schneider Electric Talent Acquisition Project Manager Matt Craven to learn how you can improve your quality of hire and bottom line.

How to Use Skills Assessments to Enhance Your Employer Brand

TalentLyft

Are you using skills assessments to enhance your employer brand ? In this blog post, you will discover three ideas you can implement to make the skills testing process personal and engaging for the candidates while you transmit your employer brand. If not, you’re missing out! Read More. Recruiting

Introducing Video-Interview based AI-Talent-Assessment

MyRecruitmentPlus

If you don’t know how to do something, what is the first thing you do? To video it. Simple- humans respond better to visual information in comparison to text materials because visual stimuli evoke emotions and thoughts. Request-to-hire. Request-to-hire.

How To Make Assessments Work For You

CodeSignal

You can find and listen to this specific episode here or check out the video version embedded below. 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?

The Business Case for Video-Based Big5 Psychometric Assessments

MyRecruitmentPlus

In the corporate world, the process of recruitment is carried out in this order; call-to-recruit, resumes received, phone screening, live interviews, analysis of candidate’s interviews, final interviews…and then onboarding and training. I’m going to let you in on a secret.

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in Recruiting

Building AI to Unlearn Bias in. Recruiting How to use AI and machine learning to ensure diversity in the. workforce By the creators of AllyO, the end-to-end AI recruiter www.allyo.com hello@allyo.com Bias is a problem we. to make. traits common to them).