Choosing the right candidate assessment tool
Just as choosing the right candidate is important for the success of the organization, so is choosing the right candidate assessment tool important for successful hiring.
Here are a few must have features of a pre-employment assessment tool:
Ease of use:
the primary aim of adopting automated candidate assessment tools is to simplify the hiring process. The candidate assessment tools therefore, need to be easy to use and understand. The reports generated from the test results must be easy to decipher.
Engaging and interactive:
the test must be designed to hold the attention of the candidate till the completion of the test. The content must be engaging and interactive.
Wide variety of skill tests:
the assessment tool must provide a wide array of technical, personality, and aptitude tests. The technical test questions must be relevant to the position for which the skills are being evaluated.
Fraud detection mechanisms:
online assessment tests are taken up at different locations. The test software must be capable of checking for malpractices and frauds.
Analytics and results:
the software must perform an in-depth analysis of every test and report the results instantly.
the tests must be easily customizable to suit the business requirements.