When hiring, employers have to consider a range of attributes such as education, skills, experience and appearance. Behaviour is more difficult to assess in an interview, and psychometric testing is a way to measure a candidate’s character, strengths and weaknesses. It should improve employee retention as employers will make more successful hiring decisions.
Saville offer a range of talent assessments, one of the most popular being a card sort. These help to remove risk from the hiring process by clarifying a candidate’s skills and career interests. A printed physical deck is tactile but it has its limitations. Saville were looking for a digital version so that candidates could also be assessed remotely before meeting face to face. This is particularly important for campaigns with thousands of applications that require screening.