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AI for Recruiting: News, Tips, and Trends

4 Guidelines On Choosing The Right Candidate Assessment Tool

An accurate candidate assessment tool gives you an opportunity to evaluate candidates based on their skills, knowledge, ability to perform, and behavioural style.

It becomes clear then that recruiters would benefit by using a candidate assessment tool before a face-to-face interview. But with all the candidate assessments available in the market, deciding which one to use can be confusing.

Here are 4 guidelines for making an informed decision when selecting a candidate assessment tool.

1. Define your recruiting objectives

First, it’s important to understand the purpose of an assessment tool in your hiring process and your desired outcomes. Ideally, when choosing a right candidate assessment tool for your organization the objectives include:

Primary objective

    To get quality candidates

Secondary objectives

    To make unbiased decisions To provide a great candidate experience To make your recruiting more cost-effective

Based on your desired outcomes, outline what recruiting objectives you want to accomplish with your candidate assessment tool. Continue reading

How Recruiters Are Combining AI And Assessments To Find Talent

At its core, hiring is trying to predict the future: how do we predict which candidate will become a good employee? And how can we know who will be retained?

New approaches in talent prediction have emerged with the adoption of AI for recruiting to complement the predictive power of psychometric assessments.

Industry analysts agree that AI technology is a force multiplier for pre-hire assessments.

In our new video, Kathryn Christie, Director of Talent & Strategy at Self Management Group and I explain the intriguing way AI and assessments are being combined to help recruiters find better talent.

 

Integrating AI and assessments into your recruiting workflow looks like this: 

A candidate applies; their resume enters a company’s ATS. Continue reading