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The Recruitment & Evaluation Process

The Recruitment & Evaluation Process Have you ever wondered about the recruitment & evaluation process when it comes to hiring new staff? Or how applicants are shortlisted to either make or break the cut? With such a multitude of information on the web, we thought we’d add our 2 cents on the recruitment and evaluation process for business owners to get an idea of what to expect when hiring through an agency that specialises in recruitment and evaluation. So, What is Recruitment & Evaluation? In larger organizations, this would be the human resources function of identifying, attracting, screening and hiring the most qualified applicant for a job opening. For smaller businesses that have not yet established an HR department, the function would fall to a recruitment agency that they should ideally hire when looking to take on new staff. This process is of great importance, particularly for small businesses. The ability to effectively put together a team made up of the best applicants available can be the difference between a company’s success or failure. When initiating the recruitment and selection process, a business owner must consider many things. Understanding The Job Taking the steps to hire new staff may be daunting, but having a clear understanding of the job for which there is an opening is one of the most important aspects of the recruitment and evaluation process. Although it is not unusual for businesses to start actively recruiting before properly identifying their hiring needs, this often times leads to inefficient time management as the job description will can change during the process and result in unqualified applicants being interviewed. Before interviewing the job applicant, the recruiter must finalise the responsibilities of the [...]

2018-08-28T08:52:55+02:00August 22nd, 2018|Human Resources, Psychometric testing, Recruitment, Recruitment & Evaluation|Comments Off on The Recruitment & Evaluation Process

Psychometric Testing of Suitable Candidates

Why Psychometric Testing?  Talent fit has become a crucial component for business success and hiring or developing the wrong people can be detrimental to your business.  We are the leaders in psychometric assessment and we use valid and reliable psychometric instruments. Assessment is conducted for recruitment and selection (competency-based assessment, personality testing, ability testing, numerical reasoning and verbal reasoning. Psychometric solutions are customised for personal development, team building, leadership assessment, executive testing, succession planning, career guidance. We also specialise in customised organisational development surveys. Talent Fit Consider the following: The cost of a bad hire in South Africa is estimated at 5 times the annual salary of the employee (Economic Times, 2015) 36% of organisations state that a bad hire negatively impacts employee engagement and culture (Business Insider, 2015) R10bn lost in terms of productivity costs due to labour unrest in South Africa in 2014 (Mail and Guardian, 2014) Competency Based Assessment These trends indicate that organisations need to re-evaluate the basis upon which talent is attracted, selected and developed within the organisation.  Psychometric testing allows organisations to assess candidates for culture, job and team fit based upon scientific competencies that are aligned to key organisational requirements.  Scientific and predictive method of assessing talent fit Allows for fair discrimination based upon job requirements Saves time and cost during the selection process Enables seamless integration of talent processes across the employee life cycle What makes us different? We add value to your business through a robust psychometric testing methodology that ensures the effective attraction, selection, development and retention of talent. Different Levels of Assessment We provide boutique psychometric [...]

2018-08-27T11:09:57+02:00February 23rd, 2017|Psychometric testing|Comments Off on Psychometric Testing of Suitable Candidates