How to Use Behavioral Assessment Tests for Employment

Hiring a new employee can feel like a roll of the dice. A candidate can look great on paper and in an interview, but a recruiter or hiring manager will only really know if the candidate is a good fit for a position once they begin work. To gain a better understanding of job seekers’ […]

The Top Hiring Assessment Company Trusted by Staffing Firms

Currently, the staffing market is exceptionally competitive. Per the American Staffing Association (ASA), there are about 20,000 staffing and recruiting companies in the U.S. alone, which altogether operate around 39,000 offices. The ASA and CareerBuilder’s 2018 Staffing Buyer Study found that one-third of the companies surveyed using staffing firms reported switching primary firms during the […]

How to Increase Hiring Success with Behavioral Style Assessments

Hiring highly qualified candidates is always a challenge for employers, but it is particularly challenging now due to the historically low unemployment rates in the United States. Merely relying on the review of candidates’ educational background, employment history, and references, as well as an interview, is not enough to know if they are the right […]

How Staffing Firms Increase Placement Rates with Assessment Tests

Today, the job market is competitive, and the pace of business is accelerating. Because of this, many companies turn to staffing agencies to help them find the right employees quickly. Employers engage staffing agencies to find full-time, part-time, temporary, or contract employees. Staffing agencies range from general placements, covering numerous types of jobs across multiple […]

Your eSkill CSM Turned Blogger: Dare to b(B?)e Bold

Valued Clients, Well this would have gone out on time last Friday, but two jack-wagons felt like they needed to break into my car at lunch. So, I spent all Friday afternoon fixing a broken window instead of sending out a blog! Nothing was stolen so joke is on them, but it was a pain […]

Pre-Employment Behavioral Assessment Case Studies

Behavioral assessments allow companies to gain insight into how candidates work, communicate, and think. Specifically, pre-employment behavioral assessments identify a candidate’s psychological traits, allowing hiring managers to better determine if that candidate would be successful in the role and the organization. Combined with skills tests, behavioral assessments can help employers pre-screen candidates before the first […]

Top Five Pre-Employment Assessments Used by Staffing Firms

A recent report by Global Recruitment Insight & Data found that 72% of staffing professionals identified skill shortages in today’s tight talent pool to be the top challenge their staffing firm is currently facing. With the nation’s unemployment rate at a twenty-year low, it is critical for staffing agencies to look beyond candidates’ employment history […]

How Behavioral Assessments Predict Hiring Success

Recruitment is one predictor of hiring success. The other is employee retention. According to the Work Institute’s most recent national employee retention report, an estimated 42 million workers were predicted to leave their jobs in 2018, resulting in 1 out of 4 employees. Additionally, with that level of turnover, it was also predicted that employers […]

eSkill’s Video Interviewing Platform vs. the Competition

With the use of webcams continuing to grow, it is no surprise that video interviewing software is being integrated into the traditional interview process more and more frequently. Best-in-Class companies are 61% more likely to use video tools for interviewing candidates as compared to all others, according to a 2014 study by the Aberdeen Group. […]

How to Conduct a Video Job Interview

Most employers have a common goal; it’s hiring the best candidates possible at the lowest cost to their business. The goal is quickly becoming a valuable reality for many organizations by implementing a digital innovation into their hiring strategy — video interviewing. One way video interviews, also known as asynchronous interviews, are a tool that […]

How Video Interviewing Improves and Speeds Hiring

Gone are the days of sorting through a stack of resumes or sitting through endless hours of interviews to determine the set of candidates that are best suited for a position. In today’s world, there is a new wave of digital innovation that is improving and speeding the recruiting framework as we know it: video […]

What is a Video Interview & Why Are Companies Using Them?

The quest for talent is ever-changing, especially in a world with new technology emerging seemingly monthly. One way technology is infiltrating the traditional interview is with video. According to a 2018 survey of members of the Institute of Student Employers (ISE), 49% of companies now employ video interviews. So you may be asking – what […]
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