‘Datafication’ is increasingly helping HR apply the same rigour to human potential as an organisation’s other assets. Rather than using subjective measures to select people into roles, determine talent gaps or identify and develop high potential employees, the best organisations are turning to scientifically-proven and objective psychometric assessment tools to help them meet their strategic goals.
A recent study of over one thousand HR professionals from companies throughout the world showed a significant proportion of businesses are using psychometric tests as part of the pre-hire process. For example, 62% are using personality assessments.*
In this article, we share some key tips how to ensure that your candidates are well-informed in each stage of the recruitment cycle. Providing detailed information on what the job would look like may lead to more thought-out and higher quality applications, while timely responses and quality feedback can positively influence both the candidate experience and your reputation as an employer.
The use of IT in recruitment and selection is widespread and can be seen in application forms, job boards, and online psychometric tests. However, the advantages that IT can offer have rarely been applied to support the assessment centre (AC) process.