“Sourcing Answers” (Skills Assessment)

Boolean Strings

I am happy to announce a new eBook, “Sourcing Answers,” that David Galley and I have just e-published. We had initially conceived the book as an aid to prepare for our Sourcing Certification Exams. This book can serve as an aid in assessments. Happy Sourcing!

9 Candidate Sourcing Strategies & Best Practices | ClearCompany

ClearCompany Recruiting

This post on candidate sourcing best practices was originally published in November 2018. Candidate sourcing strategies can change when there’s a shift in the job market like we’re seeing now as it becomes more and more candidate-centric. What Is Candidate Sourcing?

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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! PSYCHOMETRIC ASSESSMENTS. .

Webinar “Sourcing Skills Assessment and Development”, Now with Recording

Boolean Strings

You are invited to a rare free webinar on Wednesday, January 22nd “Sourcing Skills Assessment and Development” [Edited: the webinar is over; please find the materials at the end of the article]. Are you interested in assessing your or your team’s sourcing skills?

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.

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.

Candidate Assessments – Your Hiring Teams Aren’t Ready…Yet

Fistful of Talent

Over the years of working with growing teams, I’ve often received requests from hiring managers to incorporate assessments. While I’m a true believer in assessments, I only recommend using them once the rest of recruiting process is ironclad.

Shopping for a New Assessment? Consult the Experts First!

Employment Technologies

When it comes to researching talent assessments, SIOP (Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology) is a globally-recognized source for unbiased advice. Additional Context: Our best-in-class test development techniques work to eliminate harmful bias in our assessments.

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

Source: dizain / Shutterstock. 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. Skills assessment.

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.

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.

Interview Questions to Assess a Talent Sourcers Skills

WizardSourcer

To help, here’s a list of questions and assessments that will help you hire the best Talent Sourcer for your team. . Assessing a Sourcers Talent and Traits: . What are your go-to tools for attracting and assessing talent? How do you stay up to date on new sourcing techniques?

How Are You Assessing Cultural Fit? 

ERE SourceCon

A friend of mine was recently interviewing for a sales role at a hot tech company, and, in one of the interviews, a person who would be his peer looked him up and down, in his blazer, slacks and button down (aka the tech sales customer-facing uniform) and said this: Culture Organizational Leadership Source the Web Sourcing Talent Acquisition Talent Management Workforce Featured

The Assessment Game: Finding The Right Recruitment Fit

Recruiting Daily

Blog Posts Featured Hiring News Recruiting Sourcing Talent Acquisition assessments hard skills Skills soft skillsThere is a balance between speed and quality that we deal with on a daily basis but do not often think about. We have more open jobs than we can possibly fill and so there is a high demand for a constant flow of candidates. On the other hand, most of the jobs we […].

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.

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. Source. Luckily, we have plenty of instruments at our disposal to assess such subtle interpersonal abilities.

Integrating Candidate Assessments to Your Recruitment System

Manatal

Part of this is overseeing the end-to-end recruiting process from sourcing down to on-boarding. However, there is one step that most companies fail to integrate: candidate assessments. Benefits of Candidate Assessments. Types of Assessments. Technical Assessments.

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

Devskiller

In fact, knowing how to assess programming skills is fundamental to any successful IT recruitment process. . How to assess programming skills – methods & tips. With open-sourced projects, it’s not always clear who did most of the work on the project or how long it took to complete.

New Benchmarks Report: Discover the Keys to Sourcing Success

Lever

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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What is a competency assessment – all you need to know

Devskiller

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. Source: Unsplash.

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. Resources and Sources: [link].

How to Create a Diversity Sourcing Strategy

WizardSourcer

In order to start this you’ll need to create a (Diversity Sourcing Strategy) plan for your Recruiting Team. . Track all your metrics and create a sourcing goal for each week, month, and quarter. . I wrote a post about creating a Talent Sourcing Jam ( here ). . Assessment.

Using Personality Assessments in Hiring

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Does your organization utilize personality assessments as part of the hiring process? Source: Stephen VanHorn / Shutterstock. Personality assessments can help reduce this issue. Employers should be aware that not all personality assessments are created equal.

How To: Conduct a Diversity Assessment

Social Talent

Source: McKinsey & Co. Here is an excerpt from the Google blog in 2014: Source: Google Blog. 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.

How to Advance your Talent Sourcing Skills

WizardSourcer

How can you advance your talent sourcing abilities when you are in the game for awhile? How can a seasoned Recruiter excel and advanced in the craft of talent sourcing and research? You will need to continuously learn and improve on talent sourcing to make placements. .

All you need to know about a skills assessment interview

Devskiller

Luckily, you can use a skills assessment interview to verify your candidates’ skills. . In this post, you’ll learn: What is a skills assessment interview, and is it any different from other skill assessments? Here are a few examples of job skill assessment methods: .

Technical Recruiting and Technical Assessments, What’s NOT Working

Recruiting Daily

Hiring for technical positions is one of the costliest of recruiting efforts, not only in terms of money spent, but as well in terms of time spent sourcing, interviewing, and assessing. Blog Posts Featured HR Technology Interview Tools News Recruiting Social Recruiting Sourcing hr tech resumes are dead skills based hiring tech hiring technical assessments technical hiring

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.

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 HR Can Do Home Risk Assessments

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Source: Andrey_Popov / Shutterstock. It therefore becomes important for an HR manager to devise a proper plan for assessing the health and safety of the company’s remote workforce. What Is a Home Risk Assessment? How Should You Proceed with Such an Assessment?

Where Should Beginners Start in Talent Sourcing?

WizardSourcer

One common question that I do receive is from new Recruiters and Sourcers wanting to learn more about Talent Sourcing and where to start. “Where should beginners start in Talent Sourcing?!” source: Finding a news related source on Google. #.#. Talent Sourcin

How to assess customer service representatives

Workable

The following exercises will help you assess customer service or customer support representatives in your interviews. Ways to assess customer service/support skills in interviews. Here are some interview exercises for customer service/support representatives to help you assess their skills, including what to look out for. You can use these skills assessments during first, second or final-round interviews. Troubleshooting skills assessment.

Sourcing Essential Workers

Boolean Strings

Our webinar this week is Sourcing Essential Workers. Candidates should have easy-to-identify skills and experience, e.g. bedside Registered Nurses with two years of experience and a valid license in TX (compare with a Full-Stack Developer assessment!).

Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing

Dice

Getting the hiring manager involved in sourcing can save everyone time by eliminating bottlenecks and targeting candidates who are the right fit,” Weiss said. Innovative tech recruiters have extended the popular “lunch and learn” training concept to talent sourcing by hosting “lunch and source” events. What’s the key to getting managers more involved with sourcing on social media? The post Getting Tech Managers More Involved in Sourcing appeared first on Dice Insights.

15 tips and sourcing strategies in recruitment

Devskiller

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.

How to improve candidate experience using developer assessments

Hacker Earth

This is where developer assessments come into play. When developers apply for a job, major organizations consider technical assessments as an integral part of the interview process. Here are a few points on how developer assessments can improve candidate experience: With developer assessment tools, candidates can code from anywhere in an environment of their choice. Developer assessment tools ensure that interviews are structured. Source: Upwork Global Inc.

What is Sourcing? I Propose a New Universal Definition.

Boolean Black Belt

What better time than at the beginning of a new year to take a critical look back at where we’ve come from, to reflect on our current state and to look forward to a next step in the evolution of sourcing? It believe it would certainly be helpful and beneficial to have a universally agreed upon definition of exactly what sourcing is. When anyone talks about the sourcing function at their company, it immediately begs the question of exactly what the sourcers are tasked with.

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. Source: Alexander Supertramp / Shutterstock. 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.

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 […].