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assessment

A Strategic Approach to Hiring Assessments

Hiring talent has become extremely difficult in the past several years. In the context of a tight labor market, employers are fighting over talent, and applicants are finding themselves in a privileged position.

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4 Hints Your Interview Approach Is Pushing Candidates Away

An overwhelming 73% of jobseekers revealed the job search process is one of the most stressful things in life, according to CareerBuilder’s 2017 “Candidate Experience From End-to-End” report.

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Personality Assessments Aren’t Just Limited to Recruiting

Are you using personality assessments during the recruiting process? If so, are you using them for anything else? While these assessments are great for seeing whether a candidate would be a good fit for your company, you would get more bang for your buck if you were to use them throughout the entire employee life […]

Poor Assessments Are Harming Your Business and Your Workers

Any L&D professional worth his or her salt will understand the benefits of proper assessments: They guarantee a level of competence among the workforce, and they also represent an investment in the human capital that makes the company run smoothly.

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What Is Skills Mapping?

How do you assess what skills your employees need to be trained on? What about figuring out what skills already exist in the organization and what will be needed in the future?

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4 Reasons Why Your Employees’ Assessments Should Be on Mobile

Whether they’re completing self-assessments, personality assessments, learning and development (L&D) assessments, performance assessments, or some other type of assessment, employees should be encouraged and able to complete their assessments online and via mobile devices. Here are four main reasons why.

THC Screening Banned in 1 State, 1 City

As more states move to legalize marijuana, both recreational and medical, one state and one major city are taking legalization to the next level: by banning preemployment drug testing for tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the active ingredient in marijuana.

The Value of Soft Skills for Job Applicants

Even in a favorable job climate for applicants, it’s still important to be able to stand out from the competition. Applicants and recruiters always place a lot of focus on the skills, experience, and other qualifications that show up well on paper—i.e., résumés and cover letters.