Pre-Hire Testing and Assessment

Pre-hire testing and assessment is used to measure a variety of factors that contribute to a candidate’s success in a role, ranging from skills, to personality, to cognitive ability and more.​ This software uses psychometric and behavioral assessments to test pre-employment skills in order for companies to recruit, hire and retain top employees.

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Challenger Spotlight: Newton Applicant Tracking Software
July 23, 2019

Newton, an applicant tracking software, is a Challenger in the Recruitment Software space. Generally well received by its customers, it will find opportunities in continued innovation and ongoing support.

Author: Jane Kouptsova (Info-Tech)

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HireSelect

HireSelect is a web-based pre-employment testing system that features: Aptitude, personality and skills tests designed by some of the world's leading testing experts, an intuitive, user-friendly service that requires minimal training and makes implementation easy, real-time scoring, no per-test fees.

8.3

Composite Score

8.5

CX Score

+89

Emotional Footprint

85%

Likeliness to Recommend

21

Reviews

Plum

Plum

Hire, grow, and retain top talent with the power of Artificial Intelligence and Industrial/Organizational Psychology.

8.2

Composite Score

8.4

CX Score

+91

Emotional Footprint

85%

Likeliness to Recommend

11

Reviews

eSkill

eSkill

eSkill provides pre-employment skills and behavioural assessments that help companies recruit, hire and retain top employees. Our clients include global organizations in a variety of industry sectors such as staffing, manufacturing, government, call centres, retail and technology. Clients can use eSkill to create an online test centre to provide candidates with a customized, pre-employment testing experience while they promote their company and increase brand awareness.

8.2

Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+85

Emotional Footprint

79%

Likeliness to Recommend

11

Reviews

Aptitude Analytics

Aptitude Analytics

We provide a wide range of EEOC compliant psychometric pre-hire and performance development assessments and programs.

7.4

Composite Score

7.2

CX Score

+66

Emotional Footprint

73%

Likeliness to Recommend

15

Reviews

The Predictive Index

The Predictive Index

The Predictive Index helps businesses and organizations all over the globe overcome workplace challenges through a unique blend of scientific behavioral assessments, groundbreaking software, exceptional management training, and professional consulting from the world's top workplace behavior specialists. The Predictive Index helps companies understand how their people think and work to help employees maximize their productivity.

7.2

Composite Score

6.8

CX Score

+57

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

15

Reviews

Hireology

Hireology

Hireology’s integrated hiring and talent management platform empowers multi-location, owner-operated, and independently owned businesses to build their best teams with confidence. The company equips teams with the skills and technology needed to manage the full employee lifecycle – from hire to retire – in one seamless platform.

7.2

Composite Score

7.1

CX Score

+70

Emotional Footprint

68%

Likeliness to Recommend

14

Reviews

Weirdly Ltd.

Weirdly

Weirdly is a smarter HRTech tool that can improve retention by up to 20%. Use data-science and customisation to filter applicants and find who best aligns with your values. In a nutshell, we’re about saving recruiters time and money, while attracting top talent with a branded, fun candidate experience.

8.3

Composite Score

8.7

CX Score

+92

Emotional Footprint

84%

Likeliness to Recommend

7

Reviews

HackerRank

HackerRank

HackerRank is a technology hiring platform that is the standard for assessing developer skills for over 1,000 companies around the world. By enabling tech recruiters and hiring managers to evaluate talent objectively at every stage of the recruiting process, HackerRank helps companies hire skilled developers and innovate faster.

7.7

Composite Score

8.0

CX Score

+86

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

6

Reviews

Real Colors

Real Colors Personality Test

Real Colors® is a dynamic workshop experience using a personality type test.

7.2

Composite Score

7.3

CX Score

+69

Emotional Footprint

67%

Likeliness to Recommend

8

Reviews

Wonderlic, Inc.

WonScore

Backed by extensive scientific I/O research, WonScore analyzes three crucial components of a candidate: cognitive ability, personality, and motivation. Using this data, we ensure that you are hiring the most qualified person for your position and team. You’re able to access all of the results, which boil down to one score you can compare based on your needs. It’s quick, easy, painless, and most importantly it works. Never rely on a bogus test again.

6.3

Composite Score

6.2

CX Score

+51

Emotional Footprint

73%

Likeliness to Recommend

8

Reviews

Newton Software

Newton Applicant Tracking Software

Newton is designed to meet every user where they are without changing the way they work. Our hiring software is completely cloud-based and universally optimized to work on any smartphone, tablet, operating system and browser with nothing to install or download.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

+92

Emotional Footprint

61%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

Cangrade

Cangrade

Our machine learns the attributes of successful people in your organization, and lets you assess people in real time, instantly identifying candidates most likely to succeed in your organization.

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Composite Score

8.6

CX Score

+84

Emotional Footprint

81%

Likeliness to Recommend

4

Reviews

The Assessment Company

PXT Select

PXT Select™ is the first major business assessment with computer adaptive assessment technology built in. It is an online selection assessment that measures a candidate’s cognitive abilities, behaviors, and interests. PXT Select™ fills the gap between the resume and the interview. It provides organizations with actionable, objective data about candidates in a simple to understand format that can assist you in the interview.

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Composite Score

8.8

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

78%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

Berke

Berke

Berke is a hiring and employee assessment tool that uses data-driven insights to predict hiring success. The customizable assessment measures cognitive & personality traits. Berke helps companies identify the best candidate for the job & culture.

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Composite Score

9.5

CX Score

+96

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

4

Reviews

DeGarmo

DeGarmo

DeGarmo helps organizations identify the best talent in less time through recruitment optimization, superior assessments, and predictive analytics. Our solutions provide the talent intelligence you need to make better selection decisions, support effective coaching, and drive the development of your people.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

Codility

CodeCheck

Use CodeCheck to assess real-life development skills, fundamental programming skills, and technical knowledge.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

-42

Emotional Footprint

56%

Likeliness to Recommend

1

Reviews

Interview Mocha

Interview Mocha

Interview Mocha offers Pre-employment Skill Testing Solution to recruit quality candidates and reduce administrative hassles in recruitment.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

TestDome

TestDome

TestDome is a provider of high-quality online screening tests for programmers and IT professionals. TestDome uses work sample testing methodology - candidates are checked with small samples of actual work.

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Composite Score

9.4

CX Score

+100

Emotional Footprint

89%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

QuodeIt

QuodeIT

QuodeIT helps an organization to find the best technical talent in quick time with its pre-employment skill-based assessments. QuodeIT makes sure that you hire the best talent with it's diversified and unique set of questions from the different domain, detailed analysis report and robust proctoring methods.

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Composite Score

7.3

CX Score

+62

Emotional Footprint

70%

Likeliness to Recommend

3

Reviews

Mettl

Mettle HireTRACK

Using research-backed assessments, efficient delivery on cloud platform and in-depth analytics, Mettl delivers transformative results for its customers. It creates customized assessments for use across the entire employee lifecycle, beginning with pre-hiring screening and candidate skills assessment, training and development programs for employees/students, certification exams, contests and more.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

+88

Emotional Footprint

83%

Likeliness to Recommend

2

Reviews

Psychometra

Psychometra

Psychometra.com is an online psychometric tests publisher, providing assessments and a technical platform to host Item Response Theory tests.

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Composite Score

--

CX Score

--

Emotional Footprint

--

Likeliness to Recommend

0

Reviews

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Challenger Spotlight: Newton Applicant Tracking Software
July 23, 2019

Newton, an applicant tracking software, is a Challenger in the Recruitment Software space. Generally well received by its customers, it will find opportunities in continued innovation and ongoing support.

Author: Jane Kouptsova (Info-Tech)