8 Modern Personality Assessment Tools for Your Team

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Today’s recruiters, hiring managers, and Human Resources (HR) professionals know it’s not enough to hire people based only on the skills they have; these potential candidates also need personalities that align with the company culture and the nature of the work. DISC Assessment.

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

Recruiting Daily

I’m referencing stuff like intrinsic motivation, interpersonal dynamics, cognitive ability and personal skills or experience. A Quick One: Building The Business Case For Personality Assessments. Odds and Sods: A Closer Look At The Personality-Competency Connection.

Best Practices: Using a Personality Assessment to Place Co-op Students

Plum.io

I needed this person to have the right personality to be data savvy, hard-working, and assertive. Often, these soft-skills did not match how they presented themselves in the interview. Pre-employment assessments have grown in popularity recently.

5 Ways to Spot a Bad Hire Before You Offer the Job

Hireology

Interviewing Help Personality Assessments Hiring Tips cost of a bad hire

Why Personality Matters When Hiring.

The Hire Talent

Personality is a big factor in determining what makes someone successful in their position. The post Why Personality Matters When Hiring.

Why You Should Consider Personality When Hiring

The Hire Talent

Personality is one of those fun topics to discuss, but it does have some real implications for the workplace and it’s wise to consider how personality factors in when hiring a new employee. For example, how will this person fit into your company’s culture and get along with others? The post Why You Should Consider Personality When Hiring appeared first on The HIRE Talent.

You Hate Personality Tests, But Do They Work?

Staffing Talk

This is what personality testing is like. The use of personality assessments in the workplace is as divisive an issue as they come. Personality assessments are neither crystal ball mumbo-jumbo nor are they the end-all, be-all recruitment tool.

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. Employee Assessment Tools. Employee Assessment Questions: Pre-Hire.

How to Conduct a Technical Interview

Newton Software

A technical interview is used to evaluate candidates applying for positions that require technical skills (engineers, IT, computer science, etc). It is important to have a different process and a different set of interview questions in order to properly evaluate these specialized candidates.

Best Interview Question Articles – June 2015 Roundup

Spark Hire

Feeling trapped behind interview questions that leave you with regrettable hires? Yes, this is a good problem to have, however, the way to go about hiring new talent comes down to the quality of the interview. Increased hiring naturally leads to interviews and in order to conduct an interview, you need (awesome) interview questions to ensure the best possible candidates are hired. With that said, the theme for our June roundup is interview questions!

Pre-employment assessment, skill testing and interviewing: what’s the difference?

Vervoe

We often hear terms like pre-employment assessment, skill testing and even interviewing used interchangeably. The episode was titled Assessments Made Simple, Human, Smart and featured Dr. Scott Hamilton , the CEO of Hamilton & Associates Consulting. Interviewing.

Case Study Interviews vs. Skills Testing: Which is Better, and Why?

Vervoe

The case study interview has long been the preferred method for recruiters hoping to glean insight into a candidate’s real talent. However, there are a few problems with using a case study to assess a candidate’s potential, which will be discussed in a little bit.

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Do you Really Know Who You’re Interviewing?

Talentoday

Tech startups are disrupting the interview process A job interview can go anywhere from 15 minutes, if it’s not going well, to about an hour, if it’s going great! But is this polished, poised, prepared-to-impress you candidate the same person you’d see on a day-to-day basis?

What To Ask & How: Guide To An Effective Interview

Plum.io

Now onto step two: interviewing. Often, our interviewing practices are based on assumptions and status quo – but there is a better way. Studies have been done on the efficacy of different interview tactics providing more concrete evidence.

Practical Methods for Implementing Diversity During Hiring

Recruiting Daily Advisor

For example, it could be tempting to want to hire a person because he or she seems to have similar hobbies to others in the organization, or he or she offers opinions that are aligned with others and will be easy to get along with. Consistency Through Structured Interview Guides.

How to Use Myers Briggs for Successful Recruiting Practices

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Yesterday’s post covered how to use the Myers Briggs Type Indicator ® assessment for recruiting and developing leaders, and today’s post will highlight how you should use this tool for more general, successful recruiting practices. Have Prospects Take Test Before Interview Stage.

Forget Interview Questions: 4 Fresh Tactics to Screen Candidates for Emotional Intelligence

Linkedin Talent Blog

One staffing company, Office Team , found reference checks were the most common way companies gauged job applicants’ emotional intelligence, beating out interview questions and personality tests. Analyze how the candidate interacts outside of the official interview.

Are You Doing All You Can to Determine Right Fit?

Montage

Personality assessments are old news, right? Personality assessments are even in use in middle schools these days to help teens start to explore their career interests. However, there’s a new and growing application: assessment of job candidates. Business advisory company CEB reports that 62% of human resources professionals are using personality assessments to vet candidates in the hiring process.

Job Interviews Have Become Predictable and Ineffective – Here Are 10 Ways to Change That

Linkedin Talent Blog

Interviewing is a well-established component of hiring that you have probably used for years without much change. But, now that the use of data and technology has begun to permeate recruiting, every aspect of interviewing is undergoing close examination and change. Interview Questions

How to Use Myers Briggs for Recruiting and Developing Leaders

Recruiting Daily Advisor

The Myers Briggs Type Indicator ® personality test, as well as more intricate personality tests developed from its framework, has proven useful in recruiting and developing prominent organizational leaders, which is why around 80% of Fortune 100 companies rely on it.

4 Ironclad Tips to Validate Candidate Skills and Experience

Newton Software

If you’re hiring for a technical role, the best way to gain confidence in a candidate’s skills is to have a technical expert be part of the interview process. If you’re interviewing for a software development role, include your lead software engineer in the conversation.

The Benefits of Integrating Skills and Personality Testing into the Recruitment Process

Recruiting Blogs

The Benefits of Integrating Skills and Personality Testing into the Recruitment Process. Where job interviews are concerned, the more practice a candidate has, the more comfortable they become with grueling questions and subtle tests of knowledge. Personality Assessments.

Identifying Core Competencies When Hiring

Newton Software

There are two different categories of core competencies: technical qualifications (skills, knowledge, expertise) and behavioral characteristics (personality, culture fit). Read more about using structured interviews here. HR and Recruiting Tips Interview and Collaborate

Identifying Top Talent for Leadership Positions

Spark Hire

Jot down a few outstanding executive interview questions to include in your next round. Is the person a team player who makes a point to help others or a lone wolf?

My Personal Journey to ApplicantStack

ApplicantStack Applicant Tracking

The candidates that passed the phone screen round were emailed with technical test session id’s and/or personality assessments. If they passed, they were sent another email with yet again a list of dates and times for their first in-person team interview.

5 Ways to Decrease Turnover

ApplicantPro

A common misconception is to overvalue work experience and education and undervalue work ethics, personality traits and other “immeasurable” items. Assess Your Applicants. You need to know the person, their traits, characteristics and tendencies.

The Role of Psychology in HR Recruiting

Recruiting Blogs

To ensure smart, effective hiring decisions, more companies are incorporating psychometric testing into the interview process—especially for high-level HR roles. Personality Assessment. Personality assessments are the most common form of psychology in recruitment.

Considerations for Hiring Competencies

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Some examples of assessing competencies are through a structured interview guide or a personality assessment that has been validated to predict competency performance. Screening, Assessment, Interviewing Sourcing Assessing Skills candidates HR staffing

Does Your ATS Software Integrate With Pre-Hire Assessments?

Newton Software

Predict how well applicants will fit the job BEFORE the interview. NEWTON + PRE-HIRE ASSESSMENTS. Pre-hire assessments are tools that quickly identify the best applicants for specific positions and for your broader company culture.

Happy Valentine’s Day: The Recruiting Technology You Should Love

Spark Hire

Personality Assessments: A Faster Way to Get To Know You. There are resumes, cover letters, video interviews, and face-to-face meetings to review, all in an effort to make sure they’re both a professional and cultural fit. Love is in the air. Recruiting technology love, that is!

YOU’RE A STAR, SHINE BRIGHT AND SHOW IT OFF

Plum.io

Attaching your Plum Profile as a link in the “Summary Section” will provide those looking at your profile with more personality assessment insights into who you really are. You can also turn these badges into a personal branded representation of you.

Blind Hiring: A How-To Guide To Reduce Bias & Increase Diversity

Ideal

Blind hiring at the screening stage starts by removing personal information from candidates’ profiles and resumes such as their names and photos. White-sounding names on resumes are 50% more likely to get an interview request than identical resumes with black-sounding names.

The Job of Your Dreams in 1, 2, 3

Plum.io

To do this, take a pre-employment personality assessment. But you also have a personality that is actually a better predictor of success. This personality of yours helps determine your fit in a certain workplace environment and predicts your future success.

Candidate screening process in IT recruitment – 11 tools for technical recruiters

Devskiller

Weak in terms of their skills, personality, culture fit and so on. There are several different assessment and screening tools which help you get through your IT recruitment process smoother and these tools will save your time and money. Video Interviews.

4 Guidelines On Choosing The Right Candidate Assessment Tool

Ideal

An accurate candidate assessment tool gives you an opportunity to evaluate candidates based on their skills, knowledge, ability to perform, and behavioural style. It becomes clear then that recruiters would benefit by using a candidate assessment tool before a face-to-face interview.

One Personality Trait Great Candidates Share—and How to Spot It

Linkedin Talent Blog

The concept of grit as a positive personality trait was pioneered by psychologist Angela Ducksworth. Use personality assessments to test for grit and teamwork skills. When you interview people, you want to find out what they’ve done to make other people better,” Caroline says.

4 Strategies for Selecting a Pre-Hire Assessment Provider

Brandon Hall

Almost two-thirds (63%) of companies are using pre-hire assessments at some stage of the recruitment process, according to a recent study by Brandon Hall Group. Assessments should be used consistently throughout the organization. Invest in Personality Assessments.

4 Simple Ways to Optimize Your Recruiting Processes in 2018

Proactive Talent

Sometimes the fat is a two-hour personality assessment no one actually looks at, and other times a third round phone interview prior bringing the candidate onsite. Whether we're training your recruiters and hiring managers best practices around interviewing or building your employee referral program – Proactive Talent offers a wide range of services that will help unearth you from the madness.

Recruiting Trends to Watch

NPA Worldwide

Candidate Assessments. Employers are getting more sophisticated in how candidates are evaluated, from video interviewing to personality assessments to sample work assignments and more. Qualigence International has released its 2016 Recruiting Trends white paper.

9 Assessment centre exercises & practical steps to select the right combination

AssessHub - Hiring

Assessment centres have been around for almost a century now. What began as an evaluation technique during the World War 2 to select military officers, is now viewed as a prominent process to assess talent by organisations world over. The more senior the role, the longer the assessment.