52 Candidate Selection Practices


John Sullivan wrote an interesting list of "Leading-edge Candidate Screening, Interviewing, and Assessment Practices". Our top 3:

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Gamification — Assessment or self-assessment using games on the corporate website — USAF.

Virtual reality simulation — Use a job-simulation tool to assess either college students or professionals — KPMG.

and of course: Crowdsourced references — Use a candidate’s network to assess their background using 360° type reference surveys (i.e. Checkster) — Growing usage.

Full article here.

About The Author

Yves Lermusi (aka Lermusiaux) is CEO & co-founder of Checkster. Mr. Lermusi is a well known public speaker and a Career and Talent industry commentator. He is often quoted in the leading business media worldwide, including Fortune, The Wall Street Journal, Financial Times, Business Week, and Time Magazine. His articles and commentary are published regularly in online publications and business magazines. Mr. Lermusi was named one of the “100 Most Influential People in the Recruiting Industry” and his blog has been recognized as the best third party blog.