How skills and competencies-based assessments will lead the hiring landscape

How skills and competencies-based assessments will lead the hiring landscape

Skills-based hiring is increasingly gaining popularity in the hiring market. A combination of skills-based and traditional hiring helps companies effectively screen applicants from a large pool. It is an approach that allows organizations to close skill gaps and retain employees.

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Top Takeaways:

What is skill-based hiring?

Benefits of competencies-based hiring

Role of personality tests in skill-based hiring

What is inside this eBook


Skills-based hiring screens and hires candidates based on the skills and talent they possess and bring to the table instead of their academic background alone. It considers personal habits and traits (soft skills) and technical knowledge and training (hard skills) to shortlist candidates.

What you will learn from this eBook:

Learn about the various benefits of skills-based hiring as well as the types of assessments that organizations can use to screen and hire the right candidates.

Sneak Peek:

Recruiters can easily implement skills-based hiring through an assessment. The assessments can be integrated into an early stage of the hiring process to ensure the organization screens and focuses on candidates qualified to perform the required role. This helps recruiters overcome challenges posed by the traditional hiring process. There are several benefits of skills-based hiring; a few of them are listed below.

  • Attracts a larger talent pool
  • Saves time
  • Reduces costs
  • Helps gauge the candidate’s skills
  • Improves employee retention rate

Written by

- Harsh Sharma

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