Web-based tests have become a key gateway to landing a job, a potent screening tool that can effectively bump a résumé to the top or bottom of a manager’s pile.No word yet on when Jesse Jackson will yells racism since the tests might have been designed by computer programmers that don't reflect "diversity".
Companies are using these tests to evaluate skills and personalities for job openings at every rung of the career ladder, from bank teller to C-suite executive. They are not merely on-screen versions of decades-old paper employment tests. They are built on the power of big data: Creators have harnessed a massive trove of results to help companies pinpoint the kind of worker who might thrive in a particular job.
Friday, May 09, 2014
The Washington Post reports:
Posted by Steve Bartin at 7:20 AM