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Psychometric testing considered an important tool for recruitment

Personality testing is big business – In 2009, personality testing was a $500-million industry. In the UK, the Association of Graduate Recruiters reported that 92 per cent of employers surveyed considered psychometric testing an important tool for recruitment. In Human Resource Management in Australia, Helen De Cieri and Robin Kramar wrote: “It appears that the…

Four lessons for a great candidate experience

Providing a bad experience to job applicants can irreparably damage your employer brand. Richard MacKinnon of Talent Q claims that good practice can be gleaned from the four mistakes typically made by organisations. A generic ‘thanks but no thanks’ email is all that many candidates receive after an unsuccessful job application. Some companies don’t even…

Recruiters make four mistakes with psychometrics

…that put the candidate experience and employer brand at risk. Recruiters are jeopardising their employer brand by making four fundamental mistakes with psychometric tests in the selection process, according to Talent Q, the workplace assessment specialist. Ability tests and personality questionnaires are widely used by organisations to sift and select job applicants, however Talent Q…