Top 5 Ways to Increase Placement Rates with Skills Tests

As the coronavirus crisis continues to affect our everyday lives, organizations have no choice but to adapt. Despite the many challenges, however, there are also opportunities to implement positive changes that will last long after the pandemic. The shift to remote hiring processes is one example of a positive transformation in how we recruit talent. […]

How to Recruit Better Fire and Police Officers

Departments of Public Safety across the United States provide essential, and even life-saving services. With lives on the line, it is critical that jurisdictions hire the right men and women to serve. Agencies must strategically implement data-driven processes for screening, shortlisting, and interviewing to secure qualified talent. Changes in hiring processes for any organization are […]

How Staffing Firms Leverage Pre Hire Assessment Tools

Strategic talent sourcing and deployment is front and center of every successful staffing firm’s playbook for success. Top staffing firms systematically gather data and perform analysis activities to make agile business decisions and capitalize on areas of opportunity. Despite 2020 bearing some of the highest unemployment rates since the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics began […]

Why More Public Sector Agencies Choose eSkill

Public organizations face many hurdles when recruiting. An aging workforce, antiquated hiring processes, tight budgets, and existing skills shortages make hiring effectively and efficiently difficult. A study conducted by the Center for State and Local Government Excellence found the primary challenge public sector agencies face is the ability to recruit and retain qualified personnel. Eliminating onerous […]

How Skills Tests Help Staffing Firms Place Candidates Faster

Placing qualified job-seekers quickly is the key to success in the staffing industry. A recent survey of hiring managers found that the primary reasons businesses work with staffing firms are the desire to shorten the hiring process (42%) and access to job-seekers with specialized skills (41%). Unfortunately, many staffing firms fall short when it comes […]

Top Skills Tests for State and Local Agencies

The private sector is leading the way in workforce recruitment. Most state and local agencies, on the other hand, are still using antiquated hiring procedures that focus on work history, rather than verifiable skill sets. As human resources (H.R.) technology continues to evolve, so is the way leading companies screen candidates for skills and aptitude. […]

Hiring Strategies of Top Staffing Firms in 2020

As a result of COVID-19, many organizations have laid off or furloughed workers, leaving the number of unemployed U.S. workers at a staggering high. According to the July 2020 Jobs Report from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the unemployment rate in July was 10.2%, remaining above the Great Recession high of 10% for the […]

Top Skills & Abilities to Look For in Public Sector Employees

Amid the COVID-19 crisis, public sector employees are addressing issues of unprecedented complexity that are more demanding than ever. Careers in government are increasingly underscored with public and political pressure. At the same time, the systems and tools utilized in the public sector are increasingly digital. Workers need the right skills to keep pace. The […]

Why Video Interviews Are Critical for Remote Hiring

To keep pace with the recent changes in workforce dynamics, HR professionals must adopt modern hiring practices that leverage data-driven insights and help them make informed hiring decisions. Companies that adapt quickly to remote hiring practices will experience markedly less disruption. On eSkill’s innovative platform, organizations can use on-demand video interviews to evaluate candidates’ skills, […]