5 Reasons Hiring Assessments are Essential in a Competitive Job Market

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When it comes to hiring, the stakes have never been higher. With unemployment at historic lows and turnover at unprecedented highs, an employer’s ability to find and retain the right talent is vital. The use of formal assessment tools for hiring decisions has been on the rise for several years, but its value really shines […]

How Do Your Hiring Practices Stack Up?

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Congratulations, your company is doing well and you’re ready to expand! It’s time to hire some fresh talent and move into the next stage of growth. But you’re worried about the potential cost of a bad hire — how do you ensure that you choose the right candidate? The first step is to take a […]

The True Cost of a Bad Hire


It doesn’t matter if your organization is large or small, public or private: At some point, you will make a bad hire. Maybe it’s someone who just doesn’t fit the culture; or maybe it’s someone who doesn’t have quite the skills needed for the job. Or maybe it’s someone with a misleading résumé. Hiring is a […]

Employee Selection — Another Process Enhanced by Big Data


It’s clear that American corporations have embraced the use of selection assessment and the principles of “big data” in managing the hiring process. For example, the Wall Street Journal ran a story on the rise of personality tests as part of standard hiring and vetting procedures. (Article author Lauren Weber summarizes her findings in a […]