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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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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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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