Denise Leaser, President of GreatBizTools, developer of pre-hire assessment tool WebAssess, says that employers need to expand their thinking on who is an ideal job candidate.
Are resumes really worth reading? According to SHRM (Society for Human Resource Management), as much as 46% of information on a resume can be false or misleading. Do you really want to base a hiring decision on inaccurate information, or worse, lies? The WebAssess, pre-hire assessment, does a better job predicting a candidate’s future job fit, success and retention than resumes can.
Lack of a college degree won’t keep you from working at Tesla, according to company founder Elon Musk. “A PhD is definitely not required,” said Musk on Twitter. “I don’t care if you even graduated high school…educational background is irrelevant.” He did add that all candidates must pass a hardcore coding test. Skills, Not Diplomas Denise Leaser, President of GreatBizTools, … Read More
According to a CareerBuilder survey of 6,000 hiring professionals, nearly seven in 10 businesses are affected by bad hires. In the survey, respondents said the negative effects of bad hires impact every area of the business, resulting in lost sales, customer satisfaction problems, poor company morale and legal issues. Nearly one in four said a bad hire cost them more … Read More
U.S. companies spend approximately $4,000, on average, to fill an open position, according to a recent Bersin by Deloitte brief. In the manufacturing sector, the number is even higher — $5,611. And the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) estimates that it can cost up to five times a bad hire’s annual salary to replace one. … Read More
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