Assessment and Selection Tools

Use assessments and evaluations to select the right talent

Selecting the right talent for your organization requires thorough evaluations and accurate measurements. Today’s companies use a variety of assessment methods to determine a candidate’s skill level, competencies, and behaviors in a variety of work scenarios. Discover the types of assessments being used for candidate evaluation and how to create your own assessment strategy to select the right talent.

2018 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Customer-Centric TA: Deliver Exceptional Service to the Candidate, Hiring Manager and the Business

Learn how the most successful TA leaders use their expertise and powers of influence to make strong talent decisions to attract and keep the right people at the 2018 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in Miami on June 5-7.

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Beyond Checking the Box: Transform Your Reference Checking to Drive Engagement

September 16, 2015 | Ray Bixler | HCI

In a blog post, workplace engagement expert, Kevin Sheridan, took issue with the notion that “employee engagement” has run its course and has instead become a routine “check-the-box” exercise. He suggests, rightly, that perhaps we should start holding the people checking the box accountable for defining, encouraging, and measuring engagement at their organizations. When a process that involves people becomes thoughtless and perfunctory, it guarantees bad results. A case in point is reference checking. Organizations that consider reference checking to be a worthless, low-value activity get worthless, low-value feedback—or worse, no feedback at all—about potential new hires.

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Leveraging Reference Data to Make Informed Hiring Decisions

August 28, 2015

Most of us can point to at least one situation where an external candidate was hired and turned out to not have the ability to succeed. The result was poor performance, a distracted team, and an unpleasant parting of ways. For many of us, there ...

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Are Your Hiring Processes Legally Compliant?

August 13, 2015

There are many different pre-hire assessments available today. However, not all offer the types of validated science and research designed to help you make the best hiring decisions that are compliant with EEOC statutes and guidelines. Getting ...

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Hiring Right: Fine Tuning Your Recruiting Efforts to Avoid Mis-Hires

August 3, 2015 | Kevin Sheridan | HCI

The report card on hiring in North America is pretty poor and indicates that too many organizations are simply filling positions with “bodies,” as opposed to applying meticulous screening to avoid hiring the wrong people in the first place.  As revealed in my New York Times Best Seller, Building a Magnetic Culture, 59% of all new hires are gone before the one-year tenure mark.  As a result, these organizations encounter the significant costs of re-recruiting and re-hiring. 

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Data-Driven Hiring: The Secret of Successful Recruitment

July 29, 2015

Analytics have permeated all aspects of the modern entreprise. From your IT department, to your marketing and sales teams, every area of your organization is using data to deepen understanding, shape strategic decisions, and build new competitive ...

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The First 90 Days Will Make or Break Your New Hire

July 9, 2015 | Amy Hirsh Robinson

Something about the onboarding process is broken. The preferred tenure of new hires is 2-3 years, but almost 50% of Millennials plan to look for a new job this year. 28% report quitting because they didn't feel connected to the organization. Why are employers spending more and more to find the right candidate, only to drop the ball when they finally hire one?

2018 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Customer-Centric TA: Deliver Exceptional Service to the Candidate, Hiring Manager and the Business

Learn how the most successful TA leaders use their expertise and powers of influence to make strong talent decisions to attract and keep the right people at the 2018 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in Miami on June 5-7.

Location & Venue

InterContinental Miami
100 Chopin Plaza
Miami, FL 33131
1-800-327-3005

Call 1-800-327-3005 and reference Human Capital Institute/Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference before 5/11/18 to take advantage of the $229 room rate.

2018 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference

Today’s talent acquisition needs an end-to-end, customer-centered approach.

Learn how the most successful TA leaders attract and keep the right people at the 2018 Strategic Talent Acquisition Conference in Miami on June 5-7.

Learn More