Skills assessments are a type of assessment that measure competencies from typing speed to data Entry. They were created to understand skill level and if the candidate can meet the pre-requisites required to perform the job successfully. Skills tests offer measurable results that will quickly indicate whether or not the person has passed the test and where their weaknesses are.
Why are Skills Assessments Important?
Skills assessments are important because they are quantitative tests that can narrow down the candidates that can perform the job to the skills required. Hiring candidates with the right skills level, can affect retention positively. These assessments allow you to narrow down candidates even before you start interviewing, saving you a lot of time during an already hectic recruiting process.
Cornerstone Selection can help you increase retention and save costs by offering skills tests in conjunction with predictive analytics.