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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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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You’ve probably noticed by now, the people who work at Google are pretty smart. They’ve figured out a way to connect searchers with exactly the information they’re looking for—in a matter of milliseconds. Imagine if it was that easy for job seekers to find your jobs on Google. Spoiler alert: it’s not.
Every day, talent acquisition professionals are tasked with managing requisition loads, building candidate pipelines and investing in sourcing strategies that pay off. All of this takes place in an increasingly competitive recruitment ...Read more
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 ...Read more
The idea of a skills gap in the tech industry has been in the news lately, with the federal government announcing a $100 million investment in training programs that help people develop tech skills. For talent acquisition professionals, the ...Read more
When companies base hiring decisions on high quality reference feedback and data about candidates, they increase staff retention and productivity, and reduce legal risks.
But the traditional method of checking references by telephone is ...Read more
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 ...Read more
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