Okay Employer, it’s time to hire! You have lined up a bunch of candidates, and now you need to choose… but how? To begin with, let’s take a look at all the tools that are used today for candidate selection, and examine how good of a job these tools do at finding who is going to perform on the job.
So let’s say you are hiring 100 new employees (it might not the case for your individual group, but we need to use a big-ish number to exemplify the picture). The infographic below shows the individual effectiveness of each screening technique. How many out of 100 employees that you hired using this technique will live up to expectations, and actually perform well at their new job? (You can find sources for all the data here.)