Posts Tagged : hiring assessments

When hiring managers employ effective assessments, they can then set aside their personal biases and use a standard metric for judging people’s abilities and weaknesses.
Using Assessments for Better Hiring

Did you know that the average corporate job opening attracts 250 applications? That’s a huge number of resumes to sift through. Within that group of 250 – and many jobs attract far more applicants – there are certain to be numerous highly qualified individuals, which is great news for employers. So why do so many…

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How Does Unconscious Bias Influence the Hiring Process?

We’re all guilty of unconscious bias. Sometimes referred to as implicit bias, our unconscious bias is what causes us to make snap judgements about people. It stems back through millions of years of evolution. Our snap decisions are what help us categorize the things and people we encounter as familiar or unfamiliar, safe or potentially…

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The Biggest Hiring Issue Organizations Face

There are amazingly talented people everywhere that you look, and thanks to the internet and social media, these people are getting easier and easier to find. So why is it that so many companies face high turnover rates? Why is it so difficult to find a person that will be a good fit with your…

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5 Tips for a Productive Interview

It’s estimated that about one third of employers know within the first 90 seconds of an interview whether or not they will hire the person in front of them. This is a big part of why so many new hires don’t work out. Conducting a productive interview isn’t about first impressions and personal judgments. It’s…

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What Pre-Hire Assessments Really Do

Pre-hire employee assessments are an incredibly helpful tool for business owners. New hire assessments make it easier for employers to get a real sense of just how effective a new person might be within their company. Take a look at these three important ways that new hire assessments make the hiring process easier, more cost-effective,…

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These Numbers Show the Impact of a Bad Hire

The impact of a bad hire is much deeper than many executives are willing to admit. A bad hire can hurt company morale, can reduce the productivity of the hire’s team, and can lead to a lot of wasted time and energy when that person ultimately needs to be replaced. New hire assessments can help…

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Finding the Right Person for the Right Job

A report by Viatech Global has found that 80% of all Fortune 500 companies rely on new hire assessments. Hiring assessments make it possible to sort through the sometimes thousands of people who apply for a single job. It used to be that you took out an ad in the paper or posted a “help…

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