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 Secret to Reducing Hiring Mistakes? It's in the Metrics

October 22, 2015 | Dr. Rena Rasch, IBM Smarter Workforce

In the age of big data and workforce analytics, statistics and metrics abound. In the face of an overabundance of numbers, knowing which metrics are most important can be a real challenge for Human Resource (HR) leaders and ...

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Are Traditional HR Practices Keeping Your Organization Average?

October 22, 2015 | By Dr. Jay Dorio, Dr. Rena Rasch, and Dr. Sheri Feinzig, IBM Software Group

Ever since the publication of the War for Talent in 1997, the stakes for getting things right have been high…and they continue to be a top priority for CEOs (IBM Institute for Business Value, 2013). However, an over-reliance on traditional ...

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FIVE STEPS TO OPTIMIZING PRE-HIRE ASSESSMENTS

October 22, 2015

In Aberdeen’s recent Pre-Hire Assessments: An Asset for HR in the Age of the Candidate, we learned that there isn’t a one-size-fits-all, pre-hire assessment approach to fit in with every company’s talent acquisition process. ...

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The Passive Majority: The Talent Pool is Much Larger than You Think

October 20, 2015 | Ray Bixler, CEO, SkillSurvey | HCI

With a new wave of millennials entering the workforce, and the continued growth of the economy, the competition for quality talent is heating up. However, while the level of talent is increasing, sourcing that talent is becoming far more difficult. A recent analysis of the U.S. labor market indicates that 42% of key U.S. markets exhibit undesirable sourcing conditions for employers.

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Predictive Workforce Playbook: Quicker Wins, Greater Visibility & Ongoing Success

October 7, 2015 | Greta Roberts

Todays HR leaders are pressured to investigate and use predictive analytics. Yet, there is often little or no direction about how to begin. One area that is primed for using predictive analytics is the talent acquisition process. Join this webcast for practical guidance to understanding what predictive analytics is, how to get started, and some areas to begin using these approaches in your organization.

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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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Strategic Talent Acquisition (STA) Certification

Build a customer-centric talent acquisition strategy.

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