How to Avoid Mis-Hires with Behavioral Assessments and Skills Tests

According to recruitment firm Robert Half, it takes companies an average of six weeks to make a new hire. During this time, HR employees must sift through hundreds of applicants, scanning resumes and other supporting documents. Once teams identify potential candidates, the interview process commences and proceeds until top job seekers emerge. Hopefully, this process […]

Why Reliability and Validity Are So Important for Behavioral Assessments

Adding behavioral assessment tests to your company’s hiring process is a powerful way to ensure that you find the candidates with the best JobFit—or suitability—for your open positions. Skills tests give you a way to compare candidates based on their demonstrated skills, rather than relying solely on their resumes, which may not always be an […]

Why Job Skills Assessment Tests Are Critical for Logistics

Finding skilled employees is a problem across all industries, not just in logistics. According to McKinsey, nearly 40% of employers in the United States report having trouble finding candidates who have the necessary skills, even for entry-level jobs. As the economy continues to recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, competition will only increase as companies ramp […]

How to Calculate Your HR Savings with Pre-Employment Tests

Filling a new or existing position can be an expensive proposition. According to SHRM, on average, most companies take 42 days to hire a new employee, with an average cost of $4,129. While these numbers vary based on the type and experience level of the position, it points to one very simple fact: Hiring new […]

How to Avoid Costly Mis-Hires with Pre-Employment Testing

When your company makes a bad hiring decision, the impacts can ripple out for a long time after the initial hire. For the most part, mis-hires usually result in an immediate lack of productivity, whether the employee lacks critical skills for the job or they do not fit in well with the company’s culture. Whatever […]

Why Pre-Employment Testing Is Important with Low Unemployment

Everyone knows that the COVID-19 pandemic had a dramatic effect on the nation’s unemployment rate, which zoomed to 14.7% in April 2020. However, as businesses continue to ramp up to near pre-pandemic levels, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS), the unemployment rate has dropped to 6% in March 2021. While this rate is […]

Buyers Guide: How to Evaluate Pre-Employment Assessments Test Providers

How would you like to reduce the time it takes to hire, reduce the cost of hiring, and improve your odds of hiring someone who is a good fit for your organizational culture? Companies working with eSkill reduce the cost of hiring. eSkill Pre-Employment Assessment Testing reduces the cost of evaluations by 70% for an […]

Buyers Guide: How to Choose the Best Pre-Employment Skills Assessment Tests

Skills tests help eliminate candidates who are unqualified for positions despite what they may list on their resumes. A pre-employment skills assessment test can help you measure a candidate’s competency for specific jobs and overall job fit. Skills testing provides a variety of benefits for your business: An objective measurement of skills Improves time-to-hire Aids […]

Why Is JobFit So Important in Hiring? How Pre-Employment Tests Work.

When you hire candidates, who are well-suited for a job, you get more productive and happier employees. It increases employee retention rates. The flipside is true as well. When you hire someone who is not the right fit, it can disrupt workflow and lead to higher turnover. One recent survey showed that a third of […]

Reduce Recruiting Costs and Time-to-Hire with Pre-Employment Assessment Tests

When OSF Digital needed to hit aggressive recruiting targets to reduce hire time, it turned to eSkill’s pre-employment assessment testing. Using the online tools, OSF realized a 68% reduction in the hours it took to complete a successful hire with Pre-Employment Assessment Testing from eSkill, and enjoyed a 64% reduction in costs. When AtWork needed […]
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