Assessment

An HCI Topic

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.

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Blog

Hiring for the Right Customer Service Competencies Moves the Needle

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: November 11, 2014

During the recession, most firms learned how to do more with less.  As companies tightened their collective belts to survive a competitive environment, lean became the new normal, and each individual hire a firm chose to make became an even more important decision.  

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Blog

Don’t Overlook the Unintended Consequences of Poorly Designed Assessments

Blog | Author: Andrew Bateman | Source: HCI | Published: November 6, 2014

The questions within an assessment should not only be very closely aligned to the business objectives, but also easy for the applicant to understand the reasoning behind each question. A thoughtfully designed assessment should provide clear connections between the applicant’s ability and the expectations of the job.  Without this transparency an organization runs the risk of losing applicant focus during the assessment, thus compromising two key components of a good assessment; reliability and validity.

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Podcast

HCIPodcast: Gamification for HR

Podcast | Published: October 31, 2014
How can gamification help you?  Richard Landers, Assistant Professor of Industrial/Organizational Psychology at Old Dominion University, joins HCI for a discussion on how gamification or even just elements of gamification can benefit ... Read more
Blog

Three Reasons to Invest in Your Internal Mobility Program

Blog | Author: Daniel Fogel | Source: HCI | Published: October 21, 2014

 “Here's a recruiting riddle: What costs more but often works worse? Outside hires.”
Rachel Emma Silverman and Lauren Weber for the Wall Street Journal
 
Internal mobility, talent mobility, internal career programs, the name you choose to call it is not as important as the concept it conveys.  Internal mobility programs are designed to move talent from role to role within the company.  Industry leading companies like McGraw Hill, Sodexo, and Google are leveraging internal mobility programs for their benefit and you should be too.  

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