08 May 2019

Pre-employment testing is an important part of growing and stabilising a business. While it may add another step to the recruitment process, it helps ensure you get the right person for the job.That's why leading companies adopt the "steady to hire, fast to fire" approach. They realise the proper testing will give them better retention and reduce cost related to readying a candidate ...

04 May 2019

RightPeople Slide1
While everyone claims to have some knowledge of Excel on their resume, you'll find a completely different situation when it comes to day to day work. All of a sudden, you'll have just a few experts scattered throughout your departments with far fewer people knowing it than you thought. If you consider adding Excel skills tests to your hiring process, you will be able to identify those ca...

12 Jan 2019

Critical Excel Expert
From the time it was released during the 80's MS Excel has become one of the most widely used business tools. Critical business decisions are often based on Excel analyses. For this reason, it's one of the most important skills to confirm, prior to hiring. It is also one of the most embellished skills on resumes.Consider the common scenario where a candidate has been hired and has em...

06 Dec 2018

Employment Test
"How many cars travel across a bridge each day?"This isn't a trick question. It's an actual interview question Google asked a candidate in September of 2014. And it isn't just Google asking their potential employees interesting screening questions.More and more businesses are using screening questions and skills tests to augment their hiring processes. According to a global surve...

30 Oct 2018

Word Test
"After Web browsers Word is the most-used app on the planet; it's still the platinum standard in word processing. Nothing else even comes close" (PCMag, March 2013).Microsoft Word is a word processing program developed by Microsoft."  It's been in existence since 1983, and since that time has undergone 14 revisions, the most recent being Word 2013. It is the most widely used word pro...

21 Aug 2013

Training
In Australia, on average 15 percent of all school students come from a non-English speaking background. In some states it is much higher: in New South Wales this figure is almost 25 percent English Second Language Students, as it is in the Northern Territory, and in Victoria it is 20 percent. According to Adriano Truscott, president of the Australian Council of TESOL (Teachers of English...

15 Mar 2013

Job Skill Test
Skills tests assess skill levels of applicants or employees on a variety of topics and areas that are important in the workplace. These may include typing and data entry, Microsoft Office and other commonly used software tools, Web development and basic literacy and numeracy skills, to name just a few.There are a number of key advantages to using well designed skills tests as part of...

17 Dec 2012

Multitasking
Brunken and colleagues (2002) investigated multi-media learning and the processes that make it work. In two experiments they showed that the multimedia format facilitates learning through the processes of the dual coding effect and the modality effect.The dual coding effect refers to the effect by which learning is improved when related pictures are presented at the same as text-base...

03 Dec 2012

Report Reveals
Skills are specific competencies (such as knowledge of MS Excel) that enable performance of job tasks or functions (such as accounting tasks). While often thought of as 'less than' a qualification such as a degree, skills are essential in the workforce.While being intelligent and having a degree, diploma or the like provide the necessary foundation to perform well in many roles, it's...

10 Oct 2012

Skilled Job Seekers
Australia's immigration policy had long focused largely on accepting highly-skilled migrants. Seeking workers with outstanding skills and qualifications that are lacking in Australia aims to address specific skill shortages and enhances the size and skill level of the Australian labour force.In the 2012-13 period Australia accepted approximately 190,000 migrants. 68 percent of these,...