Assessments Used in Hiring

Every stage of the recruitment or hiring process is designed to assess an applicant’s abilities and aptitudes for a specific job. The following are the primary methods of assessment that you will likely encounter in applying for most jobs:

  • Resume or Job Application evaluation
  • Screening questions at time of job application
  • Skills testing that examines skills and knowledge levels
  • Psychometric assessments that examine job fit in terms of learning ability, interests, motivation, values and personality match
  • Interviews (both phone and face to face)