Navigating the Employment Assessment Marketplace

TalentSorter StaffEmployee Assessment Tools, Engagement, Hiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, HR Technology, Ideal Candidate Report

Assessments for hiring and retention

Finding the right person for your business has never been more challenging, and over-reliance on the resume as a proxy for what someone brings to the table is risky. So, more and more employers are using assessments to help them reduce risk factors and find out more about people as they hire, on-board, and manage them. But, the term ‘employment assessment’ is used loosely today to describe a wide array of products, all ranging from simple to complex

Hiring Freelancers? 5 Tips for Hiring the Best Fit

TalentSorter StaffHiring for Fit, Hiring Tips, Recruitment

Updated: August 28th, 2019 In today’s gig economy, freelance workers are more in demand than ever. Working with freelancers offers small businesses (and large ones too) the flexibility to hire for project-specific expertise whenever needed, without long-term commitment. It’s a cost-efficient approach to staffing which can help businesses remain nimble and competitive. However, relying on freelance staff comes with potential … Read More

Why Smart Employees Underperform: 7 Hazards to Avoid

TalentSorter StaffUncategorized

1. Inadequate capability Capability refers to the skills, tools, and experience that a person needs in order to successfully perform her job. When any of these factors are missing, there is an increased chance that the employee will underperform. It isn’t uncommon for hiring professionals to overlook these basic factors, especially if a candidate has solid academic credentials and comes … Read More

10 Innovative HR Practices to Improve Employee Engagement

TalentSorter StaffEngagement, HR Policies

When it comes to increasing productivity and reducing staff turnover, top companies rely on employee engagement programs to keep workers motivated. Why is engagement so important? A 2015 study by Glassdoor reported that 54% of employees surveyed felt confident about finding a comparable position within six months if they quit or were laid off. Today’s businesses need to offer their … Read More

Hiring a Teller? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate According to Behavioral Science

TalentSorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

hiring a teller

This is another blog in a series about “ideal candidates“. We take a position, run it through TalentSorter’s scientific algorithm, and provide you with the behavioral characteristics of an “ideal candidate” (note: download the full report at the bottom of the post). Because of the way TalentSorter has been designed, it is able to compare the personality traits and other … Read More

Hiring a Security Officer? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate According to Behavioral Science

TalentSorter StaffIdeal Candidate Report

Career-Match-Jobs-Assessment

This is another blog in a series about “ideal candidates“. We take a position, run it through TalentSorter’s scientific algorithm, and provide you with the behavioral characteristics of an “ideal candidate” (note: download the full report at the bottom of the post). Because of the way TalentSorter has been designed, it is able to compare the personality traits and other … Read More