Why Use A Pre-Hire Assessment To Improve Your Hiring Process?

If you are hiring or soon to be hiring, consider a small change to your hiring process; by adding assessments pre-hire. There are dozens, if not hundreds of assessments on the market, so choosing the best one for your company may seem daunting. But at the end of the day, it really boils down to 4 simple criteria. #1: Consider the candidate's experience. The predicted value has an assessment [...]

The Cost of Hiring an Employee and Learning to Get it Right

This week, at the end of June 2020, Americans are witnessing a historical event. Our small and mid-sized businesses are reopening just ahead of the July 4th weekend. Many companies, both large and small, are reexamining their business model post-pandemic: how to reconnect with customers, how to hire, how to re-hire, and how to manage remote workers. For most, the three-month lockdown, designed to mitigate the pandemic spread, did work [...]

How Will You Handle The Millions of Unemployed Applications Coming Your Way?

There’s an amazing number of unemployed Americans who just a few weeks ago were gainfully employed. We are seeing a few hopeful signs of falling COVID-19 cases and fatalities along with some Governors allowing some SMBs to reopen if they practice safe distancing, wearing masks, and gloves. It's our new normal and will be with us for a while. As companies reopen, rehiring workers will begin. That's good news! [...]

How Your Company Can Succeed With Candidate & Employee Assessments

Meet John Henry.[1] As he completes his 100th application (that’s not a typo) to yet another company in search for a job. His frustration bubbles up inside him. Reflecting on all the changes his resume coach suggested he make, he resigned to use Jobscan to get his resume “just right,” hoping to get past the company installed ATS. After all, with the US unemployment level now at a 50 [...]

Top 3 Ways To Assess Candidates Skills Before The Interview

According to new LinkedIn research, 69% of professionals believe that skills are more important than a college degree when looking for a job, and 76% wish there was a way for hiring managers to verify their skills so they could stand out amongst other candidates. Pre-hire assessments add an additional layer of intelligence to help solve the visibility problem in hiring. Using assessments, candidates can show off their skills, [...]

How To Improve The Candidate’s Experience In A Tight Talent Market

From a review of the comments on LinkedIn reveals a less than satisfactory experience from job applicants with today’s hiring process. If you are a job seeker, I am sure you agree. Engaging top candidates today isn’t easy. The fact is, the candidate market is entirely different from it was ten years ago. All of us (yes, you’re included) have incredibly high standards for our employees, and some of [...]

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