Interview Assessment Tools

Talent assessments are used to help employers identify candidates that will be a good fit for employment at their company. Many large companies use pre-employment testing to assess whether the personality, work style, knowledge, or skills of candidates fit the job at hand or company culture. –

In general, these tests help identify how well a candidate is likely to perform on the job. They look at competence, emotional intelligence and work ethic. Within those categories the tests help analyze characteristics like ambition, leadership, teamwork, stress-tolerance, emotional resilience, analytic thinking, problem-solving abilities, etc.

Types of Tests:

  • Aptitude: these tests can help to measure how well an employee might grow in the role and how quickly they can learn new skills
  • Personality: these tests can evaluate how well the candidate’s personality is likely to fit the job by measuring traits such as conscientiousness, extraversion, agreeableness,
  • Cognitive: these tests measure general intelligence

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