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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…

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…

[Last updated: 24th March, 2019] Pre-employment assessment is a standardized tool for gathering data to assess and validate a candidate’s ability to perform on a job. Pre-employment assessment aims to reduce the burden of recruiters and hiring managers. They aid in assessing the analytical and logical ability, hard skills, soft skills, psychometry and domain knowledge of the candidates. Based on a study conducted by The Economic Times only 5% of the recruited mass is the…

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.…

In the current age of Software development, there are times when constraints and situations simply do not let you hire specialists. You need people who can multi-task. People who can accomplish more than one roles at once. This is the age of the full-stack developer. There are various criteria for someone to hold the title of a full-stack developer. This primarily includes 3 major fields- front-end, back-end and database. And with the increasing importance of…

The first ever question when it comes to Digital Marketing and beginning with it is whether to outsource to an expert or hiring an in-house specialist. Practically every business is working with some form of digital marketing professional. In an economy where information is everything, digital marketing is simply not optional. Once you decide your answer based on the nature & capability of your firm, it is time to take action. Now that Digital Marketing is…

Software Industry is one of the most fiercely contested job markets. Recruiters struggle to get a hold of the top developers and convince them to join their teams. In such a case, finding the best developers in a sea of “struggling to get an opportunity” youngsters is hard. But it is only as hard as you make it. Product Leaders have raced ahead in this regard, welcoming technology with open arms. Technical Aptitude Tests are one of…

Business Aptitude: An odd combination one would think. But as we have already done, the definition of Aptitude clearly states the ability to accomplish things. And business is all about doing things fast and right. We have all come across the term- Business Acumen. It is nothing but a glorified way to say Business Aptitude. The ability to understand a business situation quickly and accurately and lead it to a positive outcome. What does…

Sales. One of the most pivotal aspects of any firm. There is more often than not a direct correlation to the growth of the company with the sales numbers. So how exactly does one improve these numbers? Short and simple answer: By having the best team of salespeople working. People don’t discuss the importance of aptitude tests enough. To be fair, there needs to be a greater emphasis on these tests. Especially given the…

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