In our previous article on psychometric traits and job success, we talked about psychometric assessments and why we should use it for our employee development needs. Missed it? Don't worry, you can read it here.
Today, let’s find out about the secrets that we can use to hire the best talents with these tools.
How do we maximize our psychometric tools?
People have asked us, “How do you use your psychometric tools to the fullest?”
Let’s find out!
1 Clearly define our job requirements
What good is there for us to have psychometric assessment tools when we do not have a clear definition of what our job positions need?
For starters, we need to clearly define the job requirements and desired skills for each position.
This calls for us to use our psychometric assessments to align these requirements with the assessment criteria.
That way, we can measure the specific traits and abilities needed for success for each role we are hiring for.
2) Combining assessments
Measuring talents’ potential isn’t just solely about how well can they do something, but also their attitude and various
Instead of using only one psychometric assessment tool, why not use multiple tools to assess our potential talents?
That way, we can better understand the potential candidates for each role.
3) Validity Studies
Things change on a daily basis, and what works today might not work tomorrow.
Thus, as leaders and managers we need to regularly review the effectiveness and validity of our psychometric assessments. How?
For starters, we can conduct validity studies to examine the relationship between assessment results and job performance within your organization.
This helps us fine-tune our assessment process according to the current standards.
It also ensures that we are using up-to-date, reliable and predictive measures.
4) Combining assessments and interviews
Now, we understand that psychometric assessments can provide us with valuable insights on our candidates.
They, however, should not be the sole determining factor in our hiring decisions.
We should combine the assessment results with thorough interviews to gather additional information about candidates' experiences, motivations, and cultural fit.
That way, we can get a more comprehensive understanding of our candidates.
Ultimately, it also helps us make better hiring decisions.
These are but some of the ways we can hire the best talent using psychometric tools, and we do hope that you find them helpful in your daily operations with your people.
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