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21 Ways to Turn Your Assessments Into a Lead Gen Powerhouse

Jessica Mehring — July 1, 2017 Follow @horizonpeak — July 1, 2017 The days of boring lead-capture forms and irritating questions from sales reps are over. An interactive content assessment – also known as an assessment, persona assessment, personality assessment or maturity assessment – is an easy way to automate your lead scoring while engaging … Continue reading 21 Ways to Turn Your Assessments Into a Lead Gen Powerhouse

Hiring Top Talent: Recruiting in the World of Pre-Hire Assessments

by Sandra HessAugust 5, 2016 Today’s recruiters know high-volume hiring isn’t an easy task. It wouldn’t be a stretch to say that the talent selection industry is not just ready, but ripe for talent assessment tools. However, incorporating data-driven tools like pre-hire assessments into the talent selection process doesn’t mean nudging recruiters out of relevancy. … Continue reading Hiring Top Talent: Recruiting in the World of Pre-Hire Assessments

Study: How Does Ethnicity Impact Perception of Cognitive Assessments?

by Sandra Hess June 23, 2016June 23, 2016 Any business knows diversity is not just a critical component of global success, but a key driver of innovation. And today, the talent pool is more diverse than it has ever been. The current global workforce includes five generations of workers comprised of a wide variety of … Continue reading Study: How Does Ethnicity Impact Perception of Cognitive Assessments?

3 Common Challenges of Implementing Assessments in Small Business Hiring

by Sandra Hess June 12, 2016June 12, 2016 Employees are the lifeblood of an organization. However, when it comes to small business hiring, the impact of one employee – whether positive or negative – resonates with the entire organization, including co-workers, managers, and owners. Best-in-class companies of all sizes realize planning ahead can mean the … Continue reading 3 Common Challenges of Implementing Assessments in Small Business Hiring

How To Transform Your Company’s Talent IQ: The Strategic Value Of Pre-Hire Assessments

by Suzanna Colberg March 13, 2016March 13, 2016 Automation has become a critical element of how we live, navigate, and manage our day-to-day lives. From the search results returned to us by Google to high-frequency stock trading to auto-tuning, algorithms do a pretty good job of compensating for our own limitations as humans, and there … Continue reading How To Transform Your Company’s Talent IQ: The Strategic Value Of Pre-Hire Assessments

Short and Scholarly: The Influence of Mobile Pre-Hire Assessments

by Daniel James December 17, 2015 Follow @FurstPersonDecember 17, 2015 “The latest technological push in employment testing has been toward mobile internet testing” writes researchers Danielle D. King, Ann Marie Ryan, Tracy Kantrowitz, Darrin Grelle, and Amanda Dainis in a recent study published in the International Journal of Selection and Assessment. The study, Mobile Internet … Continue reading Short and Scholarly: The Influence of Mobile Pre-Hire Assessments

From the Journals: Multimedia-Based Simulations in Your Pre-Hire Assessments

Daniel JamesSeptember 4, 2015 In the September 2015 issue of the International Journal of Selection and Assessment, the value of job simulation was reviewed in an in-depth study by five researchers from the US Customs and Border Patrol. This study examined the effectiveness of how simulations can have a positive impact on an organization’s talent … Continue reading From the Journals: Multimedia-Based Simulations in Your Pre-Hire Assessments

Avoiding The Common Pitfalls of Bad Personality Assessments

Ryan MeadJuly 15, 2015 Personality assessments have their pros and cons. Here at Vitru, we take pride in the amount of work we do in creating assessments that properly identify all of an employee’s strengths, so our clients know what they’re good at, and what tasks they’re better off avoiding. Everyone works, behaves, and thinks … Continue reading Avoiding The Common Pitfalls of Bad Personality Assessments