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.

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The Hidden Power of Storytelling and Why It Matters in Recruiting

February 29, 2016 | Michele Ellner, Director of Marketing, Montage

What do Coca-Cola, Chase Bank, global RPO leader Cielo, Harvard, UCLA, and Brown University have in common (aside from huge brand equity)? All of them value storytelling in business. Storytelling is an ancient skill that is now in high demand in ...

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12 Ways Recruiters are Like Great Salespeople

February 29, 2016 | Michele Ellner, Director of Marketing, Montage

I recently heard Stacy Zapar, reigning guru of social recruiting, share her tricks for using the social world to be a better recruiter. I’d heard most of these tips before, but in a different context. As a marketing coach, I have given ...

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Our Business Leaders are Ready for Strategic Talent Acquisition—Take Note!

February 10, 2016 | Randi Kenney | HCI

Looking back at all the positions your organization has filled within the past year, how many are still performing at the level you expected when they were hired? How many are still with the company at all? Why?

In order to move from a transactional function to a more strategic role in the business, HR must take a holistic approach to recruiting and hiring ─ beyond just filling open positions.

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Brand, Technology and Talent in a Borderless World

January 19, 2016

For a business to achieve competitive advantage, it must recognize that its one true strategic asset is talent and that having the right people, in the right
place, at the right time is only the start. Inspiring them to achieve great ...

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The 10 Most Common Hiring Mistakes

January 14, 2016

Hiring is not easy – as a matter of fact it’s quite diff icult. A bad hire can cost you, on average, $20,000 per employee. And that number doesn’t reflect the potential damage to your company’s reputation and employee ...

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Healthcare Talent Leaders Discuss How to Leverage Reference Checking More Strategically in the Hiring Process

December 16, 2015 | Randi Kenney | HCI

Attracting and retaining the right talent can be tough. It takes a lot of resources to do it right, but when done right, it has a huge impact on the success of an organization. One element of the hiring process that can prove a real strategic asset is automated, online reference checking. As part of a webinar panel hosted by Human Capital Institute held earlier this year, two healthcare talent leaders discussed how reference checking technology is changing their hiring process. William Poynter, Director of Talent Acquisition for Health South, and Shawnee Irmen, VP of Talent Acquisition for Golden Living, focused in on some of the biggest benefits of hiring-related technology.

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Hiring In & For the Future: The Keys to Talent Acquisition are Engagement and Retention

December 9, 2015 | Randi Kenney | HCI

In an HCI webinar earlier this year, Talent Analytics: Turning Reference Checking into a Strategic Asset, Ryan Cook, Global VP of Talent Acquisition for CH2M was one of three hiring leaders who shared insights, challenges, and high priority initiatives. Discussion focused not only on specific ways technology is enhancing the hiring process, but also on the strategic focus that is defining the talent-driven future of their organizations.

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Is Your Hiring Process Fair? How To Know and Why It Matters

December 2, 2015 | David Szary

The primary focus of talent acquisition is, necessarily, on high quality hiring with speed and efficiency. The eyes are on the prize: the talented, shiny new hire. But what about the thousands of candidates that enter the hiring process only to never get hired? What are they thinking and feeling as they exit the process without the desired outcome? And why should you be concerned about it?

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Build a customer-centric talent acquisition strategy.

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