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How is your recruiting strategy working out? Are you still asking your candidates to use the same old web forms to get their data? It is time to rethink and rework your hiring strategy. To assess on how well they will perform in the job during the initial screening process is now becoming mandatory to compete for talent. HR faces these issues when they recruit for high-volume,...

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The past few years have seen a shift toward creating a more engaging and interactive candidate experience in the form of simulations in the recruitment process. Advances in technology have made it easier for assessment providers to bring previously text-based assessments to life in the form of video situational judgement tests and fully simulated assessment experiences. These assessments generally involve the candidate responding to ‘what...

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We live in a world that is characterized by increasingly rapid pace of technology change. It is the prime need of the hour that one stays ahead of the curve and keeps refining his/her skills. Speed of the information highway is getting higher day by day, and thus skill development is a critical element needed to outstand in the competition. Increasing your skills rely on...

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Personality refers to individual differences in characteristic patterns of thinking, feeling and behaving. The study of personality focuses on two broad areas: One is understanding individual differences in particular personality characteristics, such as sociability or irritability. The other is understanding how the various parts of a person come together as a whole. Personality can be measured using personality tests. A personality test is a questionnaire or...

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‘A set of achievements – skills, understandings and personal attributes – that make graduates more likely to gain employment and be successful in their chosen occupations, which benefits themselves, the workforce, the community and the economy.’ – Professor Mantz Yorke (2004) Employability in Higher Education: what it is - what it is not, Higher Education Academy/ESECT Employability in other words is looking for a candidate who...

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Psychometrics is the science of measuring a subject’s abilities, knowledge, attitudes, personality traits, and level of education through testing. That is, Psychometric tests are standardised psychological measurements of knowledge, abilities, attitudes or personality traits. By measuring these traits the assessor is able to gain an “inside view” of not only what a person knows, but also what they are capable of learning and how they...

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The ever growing skills gap has been has been a major concern for new age employers. A considerable number of recruiters feel that despite having open positions finding suitable candidates has become challenging. The current job market is not only frustrating for those looking for employment, but also for companies with open positions that are ineffectual in finding the right candidate. There is a growing...

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  "Personality" is a dynamic and organized set of characteristics possessed by a person that uniquely influences their environment, cognitions, emotions, motivations, and behavioural science in various situations. The word "personality" originates from the Latin persona, which means mask. Personality psychology is a branch of psychology that studies personality and its variation among individuals. Its areas of focus include:   Construction of a coherent picture of the individual and...

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