Recent research shows that about 76% of organizations with more than 100 employees rely on assessment tools such as aptitude and personality tests for external hiring.
Valid tests help companies measure three critical elements of success on the job: competence, work ethic and emotional intelligence. Though employers still look for evidence of those qualities in resumes, reference checks and interviews, they need a fuller picture to make smart hires.
In this blog, Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Chief Talent Scientist at ManpowerGroup, writes about the value of pre-hire assessments and what candidates can do to prepare for different types of assessments.
Read the full article on the Harvard Business Review website.