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Testing & assessment
Employers test and assess potential recruits and employees for activities such as recruitment and selection, training and development, career guidance and team building. Psychometric testing is one common form of assessment.
21 May 2019
Confidence may be a welcome attribute in a job applicant but overconfidence, suggests new research, can drive inequalities, stifle social...
16 May 2019
As the requirements for future leaders change, is it time to do away with the concept of focusing only on a select few?
30 Apr 2019
Introducing chatbots for recruitment has helped slash candidate drop-out rates and average time to hire at delivery firm Yodel. How has this been achieved?
29 Mar 2019
Ahead of World Autism Awareness Week, employers should be thinking about creating an inclusive and supportive working environment for neurodiverse...
27 Mar 2019
Research from pre-hire assessment start-up ThriveMap has shown that 48% of employees have left a role because it wasn’t what...
20 Nov 2018
The shortlist for the 2019 RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and bravest in recruitment advertising, has been announced.
19 Nov 2018
The qualifications of around 3,000 foreign doctors in the UK are being checked after it emerged a woman practised psychiatry...
29 Oct 2018
Two in five people are being hired into roles which they discover they do not have the right soft skills...
19 Mar 2018
If you haven’t heard of blockchain, perhaps you’ve heard of Bitcoin, the cryptocurrency that uses its technology? Sam Fletcher of...
16 Mar 2018
With changing candidate preferences, smartphone assessment has become the top priority for employers, says Richard Justenhoven...
2 Feb 2018
Lengthy hiring practices and slow feedback from potential employers are among the biggest frustrations for jobseekers.
According to a poll...
22 Nov 2017
Each of the entrants for this category recently launched initiatives that have increased youth employee numbers with pre-employment support and...
20 Nov 2017
The shortlist for the RAD Awards, which celebrate the brightest and best in recruitment advertising, has now been announced.
8 May 2017
Recruiters will have to be more careful about adjustments to the format of recruitment assessments for disabled job applicants, following...