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Online Assessment Platforms in Recruitment: Why and How?

Assessments are an essential part of the recruiting process and are sandwiched between the initial screening process and the final interview. Assessments provide concrete, objective results, unlike resumes and interviews, that are subjective and can be fudged. A well-designed assessment can be standardized for all applicants, and the results of the tests can be used to make a more informed decision when hiring the right candidate. Objective and validated metrics prove whether a particular candidate has the knowledge, skills, and ability to perform a specific job or not. The right assessments can lead to higher productivity and results, a more efficient hiring process, reduction in costs associated with turnover, and increased defensibility of the hiring process through the use of an online platform. This is why having online assessment tests for recruitment is efficient and essential.

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5 Tips for Recruiting Generation Z Employees

Generation Z – also referred to as the Digital Natives – is the group that comes after Generation Y (or the infamous Millennials). Generation Z individuals are those that were born between 1995 and 2009, making up for about 25.9% of the US population. By 2020, this generation is expected to contribute about $44 billion to the US economy and make up a third of its total population.

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De-mystifying Pre-hiring Assessments: Part 2- Cognitive Assessments

Looking for the right candidate goes beyond just skill-hunting. The ideal candidate is not just adept with the required skills but is committed to updating himself every day. Cognitive assessment deals with the branch of science that is focused on analyzing the behavioral patterns of the human mind to understand why we do the things we do. Cognitive assessments essentially measure the extent to which the candidate can learn.

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De-mystifying Pre-Hiring Assessments: Behavioral Assessments

Pre-hiring assessments play a vital role when it comes to choosing the right candidate based on a variety of requirements. In order to effectively utilise the tools to their best use, it is important to fully understand  the functionalities and limitations of these assessments. This series will explore 4 different assessments on their history and implementation- Behavioral assessments, Cognitive Assessments, Functional Assessments and Domain Assessments. Every week, we will be covering one assessment and elucidating it in detail for you to better understand the nuances behind them.

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