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Pre-Employment Testing for Skills & Competence

Make Smarter Hiring Decisions with Pre-employment Testing

No matter how great a resume looks or how capable a candidate seems, you’ve got to make sure applicants are who they say they are and can do what they say they can. Testing is a vital aspect of making informed hiring decisions.



Testing Skills & Aptitudes
Testing Skills & Aptitudes

Resumes often come with long lists of impressive skill sets, ranging from software experience to languages spoken. With testing, you can verify that your new hires have the essential skills and abilities for the job.

In this chapter, you'll learn:

  • How to stay compliant during testing procedures
  • Tips for conducting personality tests
  • Special considerations when testing candidates with disabilities
    Conducting Background Checks & Drug Tests

    To avoid any negligent hiring lawsuits, you need to conduct background screens – including criminal or credit checks, as well as drug tests – to make sure you’re hiring responsible, trustworthy employees.

    In this chapter, you'll learn:
    • Best practices for conducting drug tests
    • What to do if a candidate fails a drug test
    • Legal considerations before, during and after drug tests
      Conducting Background Checks & Drug Tests