Pre-employment testing can have a big positive impact on the effectiveness and efficiency of your hiring process. But like any aspect of the screening and hiring process, there are right and wrong ways to use testing. One of the most important characteristics of a good testing process is standardization, or in other words, that you administer assessments to your applicants in a standardized way. For any given job, this usually involves giving your applicants the same types of tests and also administering them at the same part of the process. There are several reasons why it’s crucial that your testing strategy be consistent.
We post a lot about how pre-employment testing is one of the most objective, predictive means of assessing potential success in a job. But what happens once you incorporate testing into your hiring process, and what does that mean for your business? Here are four key benefits we’ve found go hand in hand with pre-employment testing.