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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An Insider's Guide to I/O Psychology: Cutting Through the Confusion To Make Better Hiring Decisions

November 18, 2015 | Cynthia A. Hedricks, Ph.D.

I/O psychologists use behavioral science to help organizations improve every aspect of the hiring process. Join this webcast to discover how behavioral science can help you see through unproving marketing claims for solving talent issues, identify real science that delivers results and help your recruitment team make decisions like behavioral science experts.

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Structured Interviewing: How to Architect an Effective Process and Get Organizational Buy-In

November 17, 2015 | Jan Fiegel

A structured interview process offers innumerable benefits, ranging from an increase in predictive accuracy to decrease of interviewer bias. Join Jan Fiegel, a recent presenter at the Recruiting Optimization Roadshow in NYC and Head of Recruiting at Oscar Health, as he discusses how he has transformed the interview process at Oscar Health to systematically drive success.


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.


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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