How Do Behavioral Assessments Work with Skills Tests

Hiring can often feel like a guessing game, especially if a resume and interview are the only clues you have to determine a candidate’s fit for a position. Pre-employment assessments are becoming commonplace in the world of hiring, easing the burden of filtering through stacks of resumes. A 2017 study by Aberdeen found that 85% […]

AtWork Uses eSkill’s Pre-Employment Assessments to Streamline Hiring

About AtWork With more than 25 years leading the staffing industry, Staffing Industry Analysts named AtWork Group one of the Top U.S. staffing firms. AtWork offers a comprehensive training program for new franchise owners that covers subjects important for business success, with a strong focus on hiring and management of AtWork personnel. The Challenge Before […]

How to Combine Pre-Employment Assessments to Reach the Best Hiring Decisions

Like other business decisions, if you lack a detailed strategy for evaluating candidates as a part of your hiring process, you could be missing out on top talent and wasting valuable resources. The U.S. Department of Labor concluded that many organizations find that the sunk cost is significantly higher depending on the role. There are […]

Don’t DIY Your Employment Tests

Like many HR pros, I have lived the “Skilled Labor Hard to Find” headlines.  At one company, we had a hard time finding employees with strong math and computer skills. The HR team set out to “solve” this gap by analyzing our locations: Which had high turnover? Low turnover? Which was most productive? Which had […]

Use Skills Testing to Assess Employees’ Reasoning Abilities

SITEL’s SUCCESS STORY with eSkill About Sitel eSkill client, Sitel, is a company that delivers innovative solutions across all stages of customer experience. Sitel Group is a leader in the delivery of traditional and transformational customer experience management. Our comprehensive and innovative solutions help our clients effectively harness the industry’s explosive digital transformation. From simplifying complexities […]

How to Use Skills Testing to Develop Your Workforce

With an unemployment rate of 3.7%, the lowest in the U.S. Labor Market since 1969, companies are competing to hire from a small talent pool, making it more challenging than ever to find the right people to fill your openings. In a tight labor market like this, investing in your current staff’s knowledge and development […]

How You Can Engage Test-takers by Making Tests Realistic, Predictive, and Fun!

Skills testing offers a reliable way to pinpoint the best candidates, increases hiring accuracy and validates hiring decisions. Therefore, when hiring in a tight labor market, you want to create a positive relationship between you and your job candidates so as not to lose their interest. How can you make skills testing that engages, rather […]

Built To Find Your 2019 Star Employee – eSkill Skills Testing

eSkill is a trusted expert in online skills testing for assessing the skills of job candidates and current staff. Employers like GE, Coca-Cola, 1-800 Contacts, and Paychex use eSkill to accurately assess their candidates for faster and better fitting hires, or to determine who needs specific training. If your job involves hiring, you know that your core challenge […]

How to Stop Candidates from Gaming the Interview Process

Breaking News! People lie during job interviews. Some companies also lie during job interviews, but we’re not discussing lies, per say, today, we are discussing “gaming the interview.” You may be wondering what that even means. Well, gaming the interview happens when a candidate doesn’t flat out lie yet gives a response that can be […]

The Cybersecurity Skills Shortage: How to Staff for Information Technology Security Amidst a Skills Shortage

The shortage of cybersecurity specialists remains at a high level as the cyber attack complexity increases from year to year. At a global level, the labor market fails to meet the demand for qualified staff because technological solutions and security practices must keep pace not only with current Cloud and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies but also […]

How to Beat the Skills Gap

With nearly 6,000,000 open jobs in America right now, why are some many people complaining about finding a job? The biggest reason is the Skills Gap, a.k.a. the Talent Gap. But what does it REALLY mean? The ACT.org defines skills gap as “the difference between skills needed for a job versus skills possessed by a worker.” I […]

The History of Skills Testing

Imagine sitting down for an interview and having the interviewer introduce the company phrenologist to you. The phrenologist proceeds to feel your skull and, making an assessment of the bumps on your skull, determines if you are going to be a good fit for the company. At one point in time, including in the 19th […]
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