Select Financial Skills – eSkill Client Success Story

Creating the most valid tests for any organization’s job openings may require more than just selecting a stock general test. One of the largest industrial distributors in North America, an eSkill client, customized a unique test that delivered the complete evaluation requested by all stakeholders. The company hires in all areas of their business — […]

Built To Find Your 2019 Star Employee – eSkill Skills Testing

eSkill is a trusted expert in online skills testing for assessing the skills of job candidates and current staff. Employers like GE, Coca-Cola, 1-800 Contacts, and Paychex use eSkill to accurately assess their candidates for faster and better fitting hires, or to determine who needs specific training. If your job involves hiring, you know that your core challenge […]

Personalized Employee Training: Time to Join the Trend

The Association for Talent’s 2016-State-of-the-Industry-Report found that an average of $1,252 is spent per employee for training and development. In addition, this report shows that employees spend 33.5 hours in training. There’s no denying the importance of training in the workplace today, and more companies are adopting training systems to help their employees grow and […]

How to Stop Candidates from Gaming the Interview Process

Breaking News! People lie during job interviews. Some companies also lie during job interviews, but we’re not discussing lies, per say, today, we are discussing “gaming the interview.” You may be wondering what that even means. Well, gaming the interview happens when a candidate doesn’t flat out lie yet gives a response that can be […]

Hire for the Skills. Not for the Title.

Once upon a time, a manager was a manager. Organizations had clear hierarchies, and job titles indicated an employee’s experience and level of responsibility, and they meant the same thing to anyone reading a résumé. Not anymore. Today, employment is more fragmented, and a job seeker’s work experience might include freelancing, entrepreneurship, a traditional 9-to-5 […]

Why Skills Testing Is the Key for Successful Employee Retention

The online technology to acquire and assess professional skills is constantly improving and increasingly being adopted by human resource departments.  This should move hiring away from being driven by networking power to being driven by skills meritocracy. That’s why a critical step in your hiring process should be skills testing. Leaving this step out of your […]

The Top Ten Skills That Employers Want [Part 2]

Many people, including me, have conjectured the skill sets needed to remain employed in the future. One thing is clear: Specific technical skills won’t help you survive. With the fast pace of change today, honing in on one specific technical skill will lead to disaster. By the time you master one technical skill, it will […]

The Top Ten Skills That Employers Want [Part 1]

Rapidly changing technology is in the news every day. Headlines about robots replacing workers, AI taking work from office workers, and driverless trucks and cars are making workers and employers wonder what skills will be necessary to keep people employed. If only HR recruiters had a checklist that could precisely tell them what to look […]

The Formula That Will Find Your Next Sales Rep

Who would ever pay $4 for an ordinary rock? Well, about 1.5 million people. That’s how many “pet rocks” from Rosarito Beach Gary Dalh sold in only 6 months in 1975. His idea came while his friends were complaining about their pets. Gary joked that the best pet would be a rock. Then he took […]

Are You Ready to Save 50% of the Time You Spend in the Pre-Employment Assessment Phase?

Hunt Scanlon Media recently reported that employers will face increasing challenges to find and retain employees. These challenges begin with the hiring process: “75% of employer responses stated that their hiring process, from initial interview to offer, takes more than 3 weeks, while the vast majority of professionals surveyed felt it should take two weeks at most.” […]