The benefits of testing in the recruitment process to ensure that candidates can do what they say they can do
The ever increasing rate of unemployment and the saturation of the skilled workers all over the world have put quite a lot of load on the recruitment processes of businesses. It becomes quite a difficult job to shortlist the best suitable candidate.
How candidate testing ensures fair work compliance and eliminate fair work concerns?
Selecting a good candidate is of utmost importance and it contributes towards the continued success of the company. Recruiting of the candidate through an interview solely on the basis of their resume may not be sufficient for hiring in every case. Although many interviewers successfully judge the overall personality of the candidate but factors like intelligence, critical reasoning and personality assessment of every candidate needs catering too. Also, it is very important to test the skills or the abilities mentioned in the resume of the candidate to check whether they can actually do what they have mentioned in their curriculum vitae or not, that’s where the testing system during a recruitment process jumps in and ensures fair recruitment and eliminates fair work concerns.
Benefits of candidate testing
- It gets you the best in the business. Hiring a competent and the best candidate is an ultimate key towards a continued success. Since these candidates will represent their companies hence they should be tested thoroughly. Companies nowadays prefer testing the personality of the candidate according to the job requirement.
- Personality analysis helps you land the best fit for the job. The behavior of the candidate needs accountability during the recruitment process. Some techniques employed by the firms are case study, psychometric testing and IQ test. The case studies are designed according to the job requirements. Some companies employ testing systems divided in days and the overall testing takes place in about a week or so. These case studies or the psychometric testing enables the employer to test accurately the required skills of the candidate. This comprehensive or extensive testing makes sure that the best available candidate is selected.
- Customised testing for the jobs needing specialised skills. Now, the main concern is to have a testing system suitable enough that can meet all the needs of the employer. The HR departments of the firms are employed to design a testing system according to the job requirements. Many firms require and HR consultancy to design a testing system that results in the best possible match of the candidate and the job. The conditions and hence the demands of the job varies with time hence an outsourced HR can be helpful in this regard and highly recommended since the HR consultancies are always working on designing a better testing system.
The Last Word
Gold coast HR consultant – Fresh HR Insights Pty Ltd – provides HR consultancy and they are generally one of the best options in the market. Compliance to the Fair work act is an essential part of the HR consultancy and operation with Fair Work compliance is an important part of any Gold Coast workplace.
The policy and the procedure manual or also called the employee handbook of any Gold Coast business must include everything that relates to candidate testing during recruitment process. The different options or the resources available in documented form make it easier for the firms to select the best candidate according to the required job.
If you are unsure of the in’s and outs of recruitment contact us on 1300 332 322 for expert advice