How Pre-Employment Testing Has Changed with COVID-19

The constant barrage of hurdles organizations worldwide must navigate in the wake of the COVID-19 crisis is far from over. Today’s unceasing evolution of business demands means companies must adapt quickly to remain competitive. Human resources (HR) professionals have found they can no longer rely on business-as-usual approaches to hiring when the coronavirus pandemic erupted. […]

Why Customer Service Assessments Mean Better Hires

It wasn’t too long ago that most businesses believed that the answer to winning customers was in the quality of the service or product they deliver. That is no longer the case. Now, an even more influential success factor has emerged: the customer experience (CX). According to companies surveyed by Adobe and Econsultancy in their […]

How Companies are Using Online Assessment Tests to Improve Hiring

In today’s competitive talent market, potential new-hires don’t stay on the market long, and employers are feeling the strain. According to recent surveys of hiring managers by CareerBuilder, Inavero and the American Staffing Association, 42% of respondents identified time-to-hire as the primary reason for working with staffing firms, 41% reported access to candidates with specialized […]

How to Screen Applicants Using Pre-Employment Tests

Thanks to the tight labor market, recruiting has become a longer and more expensive process. Introducing automation into the hiring process shortens the time it takes to hire and saves your company money. And, businesses have caught on quickly. According to the Talent Board’s 2018 North American Candidate Experience research report, over 71% of organizations now use some […]

How Top Companies Use Computer Skills Assessments in Hiring

By evaluating computer skills, employers can tell a lot about potential candidates, going far beyond the traditional interview in placing the right candidate in the right job. Zappos, Coca-Cola, FedEx, LG, and Paychex are just some of the top companies that choose to use eSkill’s computer skills proficiency tests during the hiring process. While pre-employment […]

Don’t Hire Blind. Use Hiring Assessments to Recruit Better Staff.

While it may be tempting to rely on subjective data such as face-to-face interviews and first impressions to evaluate candidates, it is far from a reliable form of measurement. Resumes have always been considered to be reliable, but they often portray only what candidates want you to see, not an accurate picture of their skills […]

How to Select the Right Employment Assessment Tests

In today’s candidate-driven talent market, quality-of-hire is key. Hiring mistakes are expensive, but there are steps businesses can take to avoid them. Selecting and implementing the right employment assessment tests improves hiring outcomes and decreases the time and money spent on vetting candidates. Choosing the best pre-employment assessment test for your company is never an […]

How Successful Companies Approach Employee Training

In a world where technological advancements are measured in months, not years, occupations and skill sets that were once relied upon are rapidly becoming obsolete, and there are no signs that the tech revolution will be slowing down. According to the World Economic Forum, the most in-demand occupations and specialties across industries and countries did not […]

Critical Items for Your Employee Onboarding Checklist

Far more than a “new employee orientation” where new hires are briefed on policies and job duties, introduced to co-workers, badged and sent on their way, is a comprehensive onboarding program that is aimed at providing tailored skills-based training to get new hires productive and engaged quickly. The process includes logistics, of course, but more […]

The Next Big Thing in Employee Training

According to the World Economic Forum‘s recent future jobs report, by 2022, over half of our global workforce will require re-skilling or upskilling.  With artificial intelligence and automation impacting our daily lives—at both home and work—organizations find themselves at this threshold of disruption. Within the next ten years, 47% of our jobs will be gone, […]

Your eSkill CSM Turned Blogger: Focus on What Matters

Valued Clients, This month’s blog worked out perfectly as the first Friday of the month was November 1st. For some, today marks Christmas Eve. For others, the anxiety of spending time with the family on Thanksgiving is starting to sink in. I am not a Christmas enthusiast by any means, but my birthday IS in […]

Top Five IT Pre-Employment Assessments

Vetting potential employees is not an easy task for IT departments. The standard interview process that has worked for decades is no longer enough to find quality staff for tech positions. The root cause, a persistent tech talent gap that is alive and well. As a result, identifying candidates with the necessary skill set, rather […]
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