The Power and Peril of Hiring Assessments in 2021 | Sessions

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The Power and Peril of Hiring Assessments in 2021
In-Person and Virtual Saturday 09/11/2021 03:45 PM - 04:45 PM   Add to calendar

Competencies: Business (Behavioral), People (Technical)
Workplace Application:
Attendees will learn how to navigate the increasingly complex world of hiring assessments to reduce bias, increase efficiency, reduce cost and increase accuracy.  

With their ability to reduce bias, increase process efficiency, reduce cost and increase hiring accuracy, employee selection assessments meet an important need. But the alarming flood of flashy futuristic-sounding tools like machine learning, AI and gamification has made the testing landscape more complex (and intimidating) than ever. What kinds of hiring tools are appropriate for your organization? Where in the process should you use them? How will you know if they're working? You will leave this session an assessment pro! 

Learning Objectives: 

  • Discover what competencies will be most needed from workers in the future and explore how to measure them. 
  • Discuss several important HR metrics and learn how assessments can help you move the needle in the right direction. 
  • Review the latest candidate experience research and discuss how to leverage assessments to your organization's competitive advantage. 
  • Explore different categories of assessment instruments, including the relative effectiveness, strengths, limitations and appropriate uses of each. 
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Whitney Martin , President ,
ProActive Consulting