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[Last updated: 9th April, 2019] Organizations have been using manual take-home-assignments to screen talent for over a decade. This method, however caused major heartburns for recruitment teams. A major flaw being the rampant cheating and impersonation. As a leader in online assessments, Xobin has become a “must-have” tool for modern recruitment teams. Over 300 organizations are able to efficiently screen talent without worrying about plagiarism and cheating. We’ve often been asked how reliable are they?…

Psychometric tests have been shown to improve recruitment outcomes by 24%, which hugely saves the business money in both the short and long term. While on one hand, aptitude tests can measure anything from verbal ability, numeric ability, logical reasoning, data checking and even spatial ability, on the other hand, psychometric tests can measure various aspects of personality, including enthusiasm, motivation and the ability to work with others. Having discussed the reliability of the…

Psychometric assessments are tools to measure the intellectual capabilities and the behavioral traits of an individual. In the previous article, we have discussed how large organizations adopt psychometric assessments in their recruitment process. Now, we shall see how reliable are psychometric assessments to make challenging hiring decisions. Reliability of a test is the measure of consistency of the result or outcome of a test over a period of time and between different test takers.…

A study shows that more than 75 per cent of Fortune 500 companies rely on psychometric tests during the process of recruitment. Here is how various companies incorporate psychometric tests in their recruitment process. In our previous article we have discussed the science behind the various types of job-specific psychometric. Now, we shall see how psychometric tests are being adopted by organizations in their recruitment process. This is the second part of the post…

Psychometric tests Psychometric tests: A key to tool to study and analyze an individual’s behaviour and stimulus to things and people. While on one hand, a lot of interest regarding psychometric tests, on the other hand, a lot of mistrust and confusion about its usage. We thought it would be more useful to have a clear resource, in one place, to guide hiring teams along their journey to help in recruiting individuals who are a…

The right online assessment platform gives an elevated design to the path of the recruitment process. Had nightmares of hiring the right person for your company? Validating the skill set of a candidate is the most crucial step in the hiring process. Conducting an online pre-employment assessment is the secret sauce for validating the skills and hiring the right fit for your organization. Your recruitment strategy to sky-rocket your hiring goals rests on the founding…

Artificial Intelligence, an ability of a computer program to think and learn with the help of algorithms designed by mankind. This invention seems to be dominating the world for the past few years. Although there is a never-ending debate over ‘AI will be stealing our jobs in future’, let’s not deep-dive into this. For now, we shall learn to embrace the ambiguity of future, take advantage of AI to perform our repetitive tasks and try…

Being a hiring manager, you would have toiled for days, weeks and months for the right candidates. Crossing your fingers hoping that your hoping that your right picks don’t back out at the last moment. Recruiters and hiring managers receive many good applications for the open job positions. But, as you cannot invite every applicant for a personal interview, you need to implement a strict screening process, which is based on the received application documents.…

Sales Representative: A designation used for salespeople in high technology and business service organizations. They represent the face of the company. They pitch, nurture, negotiate and close deals for the organization. They are tasked with building long lasting professional relations between organization.  In this blog, we try and analyze best ways to hire your sales team. Before you proceed further, just close your eyes for a minute. Imagine an ideal salesperson. Which character did…

Campus Hiring season between July and December is critical for HR Teams. In this war for talent, organizations are fighting to find the right fit for their organization. But hiring and managing millenials is a different ball game. Moreover, with over 5 million students graduating every year, hiring managers need to be on top of their game. So what are the best campus hiring strategy to adopt this recruitment season ? How do the best recruiters…

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