Using testing in the recruitment process
Using testing in the recruitment process can help narrow out unqualified applicants. It can also allow employers to distinguish between those who are truly talented for the job role and who are unsuitable. As a result, you will be able to eliminate unqualified applicants and identify high-quality applicants.
It helps you as the recruiter to establish an individual’s skill levels or capabilities and their behavioural preferences. Whilst removing the risks of solely relying on a CV.
Four key benefits of using employment testing in the recruitment process
Incorporating employment tests into your current recruitment process will help you to highlight the best applicants. Testing as a selection method will allow you to reduce the number of applicants you receive down to a manageable number.
Not only will this save you time and money during the recruitment process, but it will also give you a more rounded picture of your candidates. Helping you get to know them before you’ve even met.
- Time: Streamlines the process of selecting a new employee
- Expense: Reduces the cost of recruitment
- Talent: Identifies candidates most likely to add value to your business
- Efficiency: Ensures the new arrival will fit the role and be productive
Incorporating pre-employment tests and tools into your recruitment process
Skillsarena has developed a range of tools and tests for use in the Recruitment Process.
Realistic Job Profiles
Situational Judgement Tests
Core skills Tests
Personality Profiling Tests