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5 Steps to Implement a Fair Recruitment Process

By Elizabeth T. on Jul 2, 2020 6:20:26 PM

Employees are the principal resource for a successful company. Full stop. Therefore it is absolutely crucial companies select the right people for their teams. From skill and value set to complementing the goals of the company culture, hiring managers build a company.

Topics: Diversity Pre-Employment Testing
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What’s the difference between facial expression detection and facial recognition?

By Elizabeth T. on Jun 18, 2020 5:24:43 PM

What is facial expression detection?

Topics: Science Diversity Pre-Employment Testing
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Training Needs Analysis: Why You Need It in AI Recruiting

By Elizabeth T. on Jun 4, 2020 1:55:27 AM

When a person joins a company, they're hoping to not only to contribute, but to grow. Training Needs Analysis (TNA) (also often called ‘skills gap analysis’) supports teams and companies to address gaps between current skill levels and where they need to be. It’s a helpful tool for pre-employment assessments and other recruitment efforts in talent search. In this era of remote and AI recruitment, this feedback system can be the most effective method to have recruitment managers, teams, and team members appraise skillset.  

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing
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What's the Difference Between the Big 5, the Enneagram, and MBTI?

By Blog Team on May 28, 2020 10:25:25 PM

In the field of psychology, the five dimensions (the ‘Big Five’) are commonly used in the research and study of personality. Since the late 20th Century, these factors have been used to measure, and develop a better understanding of individual differences in personality. It's commonly used as a pre-employment assessment---and as a basis for other personality systems. The Enneagram and the Myers-Briggs pull from the science-based Big Five.

Topics: Science Pre-Employment Testing
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How to Build and Manage a Remote Team in Weird 2020

By Elizabeth T. on May 15, 2020 12:09:25 PM

Oh 2020, you're a weird one. We're really trying our best. Companies are quickly trying assess how the world of work is going to continue---including how to build teams and successfully manage them. Even with many employees workig from home. Organizations are digitizing their hiring process with an online recruitment system, allowing employees to work from home permanently, and making Zoom an unofficial employee. 

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing
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With 15 Million Users, What Does This HR Manager Focus On?

By Caroline R. on May 12, 2020 2:43:43 PM

In a remote interview, HR Manager at VirtuaGym, Sandrien de Nijs tells us about her role in scaling up at the fitness coaching company. She shares with us how the role of the employee has changed for the better, why they don't have difficulty in finding tech talent, and the challenges in managing talent, especially during this time of COVID-19. 

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing Organizational Culture
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Contactless buildings, customized carpet, and COVID-19: the New Office

By Elizabeth T. on May 11, 2020 2:45:29 PM

The trend for working from home may suit some companies while they redesign their office spaces to cater to new social distancing guidelines. Nearly every company is clamouring to find how to make their business processes digital, from finding an online recruitment system to team brainstorming. Business leaders are not only looking to solve for the short-term, but also for the long-term consequences of COVID-19. 

Topics: AI Video Recruiting Pre-Employment Testing Organizational Culture
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5 Things You May Get Wrong When Hiring a Headhunter for Your Company

By Elizabeth T. on May 7, 2020 3:46:37 PM

 

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing
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Remote Work Tips: Video Recruiting in the time of Corona

By Caroline R. on Mar 23, 2020 4:20:39 PM

While you might already be tired of hearing this inflationary word --I’m not saying it just yet-- the ongoing pandemia is certainly affecting all angles of our daily and professional lives.

Be it the way we learn --taking online classes for university or school--, communicate --transferring our social time to face calls or whatsapp messages-- or work --switching to home office and conference calls.

Topics: AI Video Recruiting Pre-Employment Testing
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Without This Metric, Your AI Recruitment is Useless

By Elizabeth T. on Feb 24, 2020 3:32:20 PM

How many candidates request that golden interview hour of 11am? It’s not early for any party to feel sleepy or hungry; it’s not too late in the day to feel the fatigue of work. How many applicants vie for Tuesday or Wednesday slot? As explained by Glassdoor, the well-known job review site, shows that Tuesday is the optimal day for an interview.

Topics: AI Video Recruiting Pre-Employment Testing
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Hiring with an AI Personality Test? You *Need* These 2 Metrics

By Elizabeth T. on Jan 30, 2020 2:17:02 PM

 

Topics: Science Pre-Employment Testing
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Find Your Company's 'Hidden Champions' With AI

By Elizabeth T. on Jan 27, 2020 6:54:49 PM

A study of over 1,400 North American CEOs and CFOs found 90% of participants said culture was important at their organizations. In tandem, the #1 priority of CEOS is hiring the right talent. Aligned skills, motivation, and values between employer and employee results in positive outcomes, like employee satisfaction. They outperform competitors by 20%; happy employees are 12% more productive than those who dislike their positions.

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing
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History of the Big 5: Why This Online Psychometric Test Packs a Punch

By Elizabeth T. on Jan 10, 2020 11:44:27 AM

In the field of psychology, the five dimensions (the ‘Big Five’) are commonly used in the research and study of personality. Since the late 20th Century, these factors have been used to measure, and develop a better understanding of individual differences in personality. The psychometric test was born, providing answers into how an individual's abstract reasoning, how their verbal reasoning tests, and created a slew of other aptitude tests. However the Big 5 is regarded as the "gold standard" due to its decades-long research; it's the only psychometric test to reach scientific consensus.

Topics: Science Pre-Employment Testing
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Your Mom Jokes You're Neurotic, But Really, Are You?

By Elizabeth T. on Jan 7, 2020 4:51:50 PM

“Ain’t no party like a neurotic party”, said no one ever. Mostly because it would tend to look like a party thrown by Eeyore from the Winnie-the-Pooh books. Neuroticism is one of the five personality traits in the Big Five Personality Trait model. It's often confused with the word neuroses, which originated from the 18th century.

Topics: Science Pre-Employment Testing
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Suche nach dem besten psychometrischen Online-Test? Lernen Sie Retorio kennen.

By Blog Team on Dec 18, 2019 1:42:30 PM

Traditionelle Bewerbertests sind nach heutigen Erkenntnissen nicht mehr ausreichend. Menschen bilden bereits eine Zehntelsekunde nach dem Treffen erste Eindrücke und Urteile, und das ist selbst bei erfahrenen Personalvermittlern im Rahmen von Vorstellungsgesprächen nicht anders. Beurteilungen, die in den ersten 10 Sekunden eines Vorstellungsgesprächs getroffen werden, können das Ergebnis des Gesprächs vorhersagen (aufgrund des confirmation bias, dem Akt der Urteilsbildung und dem anschließenden Versuch zu bestätigen, dass dieses erste Urteil wahr ist).

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing
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Best Practices in Pre-Employment Assessment, Short 'n Sweet

By Elizabeth T. on Dec 17, 2019 12:16:29 PM

From the moment a candidate spots a vacancy, the candidate experience commences. Even if an applicant is rejected after the first round, that individual will remember how they were treated. Making applicants feel comfortable around pre-employment assessments should be prioritized on the hiring journey. Given that $4,000 is the average amount that US companies spend to fill an open position, the pre-employment test needs to be effective. 

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing Candidate Experience
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No One Wants to Take Your Pre-Employment Assessment: What to Do

By Elizabeth T. on Dec 12, 2019 9:14:06 PM

If you take a peek in the online world, you’ll quickly realize a couple of things:
1. We use our unparalleled information age to create memes, 
2. Kanye loves Kanye, and 
3. people really, really dislike pre-employment assessments. 

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing Candidate Experience
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AI Recruitment: The Next Big Makeover in Talent Assessment Tools

By Elizabeth T. on Nov 21, 2019 10:00:00 AM

The amount of applications companies receive is astounding. Google alone receives over 2 million applications per year! Hiring can be a tricky business; companies want to find the best match, but also create a competitive edge throughout their hiring process. With unemployment down to 3.6% in the U.S., companies are eager to lock down top talent. Since companies are on the lookout for the talented few, they're looking to technology to aid in of the most critical pieces of the recruitment process: the talent assessment.

Topics: AI Video Recruiting Pre-Employment Testing
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Why a Slam-Dunk Candidate Experience Means More customers, More money

By Elizabeth T. on Nov 13, 2019 12:14:43 PM

Hiring talent remains the number one concern of CEOs, according to the Conference Board Annual Survey. PwC’s 2017 CEO survey reports that chief executives view the unavailability of talent and skills as the biggest threat to their business. Employers also spend an enormous amount on hiring—an average of $4,129 per job in the United States. AI can help recruiters save time while focusing on finding the most qualified candidates.

Topics: Pre-Employment Testing Candidate Experience
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5 Common Misconceptions about AI Tools for HR

By Elizabeth T. on Sep 3, 2019 2:13:06 PM

We understand the needs of human resources. That’s why we created Retorio.

Topics: Artificial Intelligence Pre-Employment Testing

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