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Criterion Validity: How and Why To Measure It

Hiring is a guessing game. Almost 1 in 2 hires fail in the first 18 months and, if we’re honest with ourselves, we don’t usually validate that what we’re looking for in new hires is what we should actually be looking for. Some basic KSAs (knowledge, skills, and attributes) are more important than others depending […]

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Construct Validity: How to Measure It and Why It Matters

Imagine you’re about to shoot an arrow at a target. You’ve been boasting to your friends about how accurate a shot you are, and this is your opportunity to prove it to them. You shoot the arrow and it hits the centre of the target. You load up the next arrow, it hits the centre […]

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Adverse Impact: What It Is and How You Can Minimise It

Creating a business that is both inclusive and diverse is essential in today’s world. It can improve business outcomes, profitability and create happier, more engaged workplaces. But while some hiring processes may appear to be inclusive on the surface, recruiters need to analyse them to ensure they result in giving candidates equal opportunities. In this […]

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What is a Realistic Job Assessment and how does it work?

Did you know that even the slightest disconnect between a candidate’s expectations and the reality of a job can lead to failed hires? Research shows that 48% of people have quit a job because the reality of it was different from how they imagined it would be in the recruitment process and a further 31% […]

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Attrition Rate: What it Means and How To Calculate It

Confused between terms like attrition rate, turnover rate, and churn rate? Want to know how to calculate them and work out your actual attrition rate? Then this post is for you. We’ll teach you how to calculate it and show you why keeping a healthy attrition rate matters. What is Attrition Rate, and Why Does […]

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6 Essential Steps to Conducting a thorough Job Analysis

Jobs are constantly evolving. Roles and responsibilities change in reaction to new technologies, externalities, and cultural norms. And as the people in our organisations change, so do the jobs themselves.  It’s easy to lose track of these changes, making it difficult to hire the right candidates. New tasks and responsibilities require new knowledge, behaviours and […]

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New Integration Announcement: Greenhouse

Our vision at ThriveMap is to help companies realise the potential of real-world pre-hire assessments. Unlike other assessment providers, ThriveMap’s assessments take candidates through a digital day-in-the-life experience of a job to ensure a fit on both sides.  We’re particularly excited to announce our recent integration with Greenhouse, a leading ATS provider.  Greenhouse is a […]

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6 reasons we should stop asking for CVs

Culturally, we like to point out things that are outdated. We highlight them as being passé, archaic and sometimes offensive, but when it comes to work, that’s not always the case.  Requesting a CV when hiring is one of many workplace practices that’s not fit for purpose in today’s digital economy. CV-based selection restricts employment […]

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Numerical Reasoning Test: How it can help when hiring

Nowadays, many jobs positions require varying levels of data analysis. A successful company will almost certainly be able to effectively interpret and process data. Employees who can draw logical conclusions from raw data are therefore essential to a thriving organisation. Assessing whether candidates possess these skills can be a challenge, but numerical reasoning assessments can […]

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