Top 10 Reasons To Use Employee Assessments
For everyone at Aspen Organization Development Consulting, the reasons for using employee assessments are obvious; however, business owners or those responsible for hiring and employee development decisions may not be aware of the many benefits they gain by using cost-effective, high-quality, well designed, and easy to understand employee assessment reports. We’ve put together a list of the top 10 reasons your company needs to use employee assessment services:
- Reduce Your Hiring Costs
Pre-Employment Assessments and New Employee Integration Reports for Employee Onboarding can significantly reduce the risk of making a poor hiring decision. Poor hiring decisions can cost you up to three times the annual salary of the employee when you factor in recruiting costs, salary costs, and lost time.
- Use Reliable Data
Our employee assessment tools are scientifically validated and reliably predict the attributes and characteristics needed by a job candidate to be successful. By using employee assessment tools, hiring managers can evaluate candidates’ profiles as part of the interviewing and hiring process.
- Best Practice
Employee assessment services are becoming standard practice with more and more companies. Employee assessment tools are used to enhance the interview process, supplement background checks, and provide a complete picture of candidates’ suitability for position within the organization.
Online employee assessment tools have given small and medium sized companies access to the same sophisticated hiring and employee development assessment tools traditionally used by large organizations.
- No Special Training Needed
Our employee assessments are written in plain English and minimal training is needed by hiring managers to understand and interpret the results.
- Discover the Truth
Our employee assessment tools have built in “fake-good” and “cross-check” questions designed to detect when candidates are faking their answers.
- Low Risk
Some companies have not used employee assessment tools for fear of being sued on grounds of discrimination. Our employee assessments are reliable, valid, and job related and meet the requirements of the Equal Employment Opportunities Commission.
- Identify & Develop Great Talent
Employee assessment services provide valuable information about candidates’ fit with current positions, as well as indicate employees that may be ready for promotion to the “next level”. Employee assessments can point to employees’ strengths and the areas they need to work on to reach their full potential.
- Fast Turnaround
Depending on the type of employee assessment being used, turnaround time can be as little as 24 hours so the hiring process is not delayed.
- Reduce "Ramp Up"
Once the best candidate is selected for a job, New Employee Integration Reports assist the new hire become effective in their position as quickly as possible, shortening the length of the “learning curve”.