Recruitment strategy: are we over-testing candidates?

June 26, 2019

Traditional candidate testing methods can be onerous for prospects and employers alike, and favour a certain type of person over other, equally or more suitable candidates. New technology allows us to change all of this.

We all want more data to drive our recruitment decisions. Information gathered through an assessment that provides a fully rounded view of every candidate.

Unfortunately, because many assessments are bespoke or niche, candidates are often required to undertake multiple tests. These take time to complete and HR teams then have the onerous task of analysing independent data sets to make an informed decision.

The positive news is that technology is now available that makes things easier on both sides of the recruitment divide.

Blended and multimedia assessments that utilise common components of different tests are a win-win approach. It helps assessors make more informed hiring decisions at the same time as creating a superior candidate experience.

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