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

Article | Author: Dr. Rena Rasch, IBM Smarter Workforce | Published: September 21, 2015
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 HR leaders and hiring managers. Fortunately, new ... Read more

Beyond Checking the Box: Transform Your Reference Checking to Drive Engagement

Blog | Author: Ray Bixler | Source: HCI | Published: September 16, 2015

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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Five Steps to Optimizing Pre-Hire Assessments

Article | Published: September 16, 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. Read more

Talent Acquisition Technology: Today, Tomorrow and Beyond

Article | Author: Zach Lahey, Research Analyst, Human Capital Management | Published: September 10, 2015
Nowadays, organizations need top-notch technologies to attract top talent, support their recruiters and empower their organizations to grow. Thankfully, data analytics, open talent acquisition suites, talent communities, mobile optimization and ... Read more

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