Pre-employment tests offer up a wealth of benefits, ranging from immediate gains (like a more efficient hiring process) to more long-reaching effects (like higher productivity and lower turnover). But how and when you decide to incorporate tests into your hiring process impacts what you might gain from administering assessments to your candidates. Testing is a somewhat unique hiring tool because of its flexibility: it can be added just about anywhere in the hiring process depending on where an employer feels it’s most beneficial. How tests may be best incorporated into an employer’s hiring process can depend on a variety of factors, such as the applicant-to-hire ratio or hiring timeline.
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.