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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…

[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…

Campus Recruitment Season in India (July to Dec) is one of the most hectic periods for a recruiter. Sure, one does get a high when it works out well, but in case the right strategy and the Campus Recruitment Checklist aren’t followed, it can turn into a badly organized event. Over the past 4 months, I’ve visited over a dozen odd Engineering Campuses across South India. Since my team built Xobin, an #HRTech product focused…

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.…

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…

[ Last updated : 25-01-2019] Technical Aptitude tests are an amazing way to get the best possible insights into a person’s abilities. Using one such Pre-Employment Assessment to screen for technical roles greatly reduces the drop-out rates. So what are Technical Aptitude Assessments? What are Technical Aptitude Tests? A Technical Aptitude Assessment is a logical exam with additional questions that help check suitability for the technical role. There is a wide range of Technical Aptitude Tests…

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…

Automation is taking over every industry. Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence are at the centre of every recent innovation. And this importance is only growing as the days and years progress. But one of the slowest sectors to embrace this growth has been the HR industry. More out of a staunch traditional approach to the way things are done rather than in spite of things new. HR Tech Advances HR Tech is slowly picking…

The best talent always lands in Product companies. Is it just because of high paying packages? Or is it because Product companies know a way to spot, Interact, hire and retain (in short- better recruitment) the brightest talent in a much better fashion than their Service counterparts? After interacting with several CHROs/COO’s of product companies and reading close to 250 Glass-door accounts, here’s what I found out what they do better during Recruitment that Service…

“The key for us, number one, has always been hiring very smart people.” – Bill Gates, Microsoft In today’s world, the ability to recruit the brightest people in the market is a huge competitive advantage. But recruiting developers and managers can be a tough ask especially with open positions taking a minimum of 60 days to close. http://www.ey.com/Publication/vwLUAssets/ey-talent-trends-in-india-2015/$FILE/ey-talent-trends-in-india-2015.pdf There are 3 Key metrics you need to manage as a recruiter. Yes, just these 3: Time to Hire…

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