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Recruiter skills: 8 skills you need to master in 2021

The recruitment landscape is changing. New technology is revolutionising everything from candidate sourcing, screening and candidate selection. Recruiters who can capitalise on market changes will be able to thrive, others will find it hard to survive. The multitasking involved in recruitment can be overwhelming. You’re expected to source candidates without annoying them. To win new […]

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Verbal Reasoning Testing Tools: 3 to try and 2 to avoid

Verbal reasoning is a meta-skill required in many different roles. Assessing it can be difficult; businesses have traditionally relied on interviews, resumes and references as a proxy for candidate quality but these evaluation techniques rarely assess an applicant’s ability to reason verbally. In this post, we’ll introduce you to the verbal reasoning test and give […]

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New Integration Announcement: Zapier

At ThriveMap we’re constantly working to build new features and integrations to let you further realize the potential of pre hire assessments.  That’s why we’re particularly excited to announce the most recent integration we’re been working on: Zapier. Unlike other integrations, this new integration with Zapier is in a very real and practical sense – […]

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Improve Talent Acquisition: 5 cost-effective tips

Having driven, passionate, and qualified employees will set your company ahead of your competitors, but they can be hard to attract and even harder to retain. One way of acquiring the best talent for your industry is to have an effective recruitment process from the very outset.  The evolution of your talent acquisition process doesn’t […]

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Candidate Shortlisting: How To Do it The Right Way

The hiring process can seem daunting. Recruiting the best people can cost the earth and suck up valuable time if they aren’t done the right way. One early-stage way to optimise your entire hiring process is by creating an effective candidate shortlisting process. Good shortlisting can benefit you in many ways, such as providing you […]

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Realistic Job Preview: 7 Great Examples to Inspire You

As humans, we naturally set expectations for the new experiences we take on in life. However, expectations don’t always align with reality. Often things aren’t as they seem from the outside. After reading a job description, a candidate may develop dangerously unrealistic expectations for their daily responsibilities, employee benefits, and work culture. But there are […]

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Good Turnover: When Staff Attrition Can Actually Be Healthy

In 1982, researchers Katz and Allen, discovered that team performance increased after 1.5 years of average team tenure but after 5 years it started to decline. This landmark study raised a new question for business leaders; can losing staff be healthy for your company? Staff turnover is often categorised as ‘bad’, but this isn’t always the […]

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Situational Judgement Test: How to Create Your Own

A job candidate’s resume and first impression at an interview can only tell you so much about who they are. While resumes can be beneficial to collect preliminary information, the self-selected history of prior skills and job experiences on paper cannot predict how successful they will perform at a job in your company. This discrepancy […]

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Multitasking Test: How to Test Multitasking skills

Multitasking tests can be a great way to ensure candidates can handle daily life in certain roles. Completing more than one task at a time, especially more than one complex task is a skill companies often look for in new hires. It is, however a difficult skill to measure. Asking a candidate to give you […]

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