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Shaker adds Chantale Wilson, PhD, to Design-Build team

Chantale Wilson recently joined Shaker as an associate on the company’s Design-Build team, bringing extensive experience in designing assessments and simulations for selection and training. “In addition to her experience analyzing unstructured performance data and conveying technical information to a wide range of audiences, Chantale brings to Shaker an open and friendly personality and a willingness to tackle exciting new challenges in the selection field,” said Jense…

Shaker welcomes data analyst Nicole Petersen, PhD

Shaker is pleased to welcome industrial-organizational (I-O) psychologist Nicole Petersen as an analyst on our Design-Build team. Petersen brings a broad range of experience in complex analysis and data interpretation using advanced statistical and research methodologies for the design, development, and validation of assessments. “Nicole’s qualifications with big data stood out immediately,” said Daly Vaughn, Shaker managing associate and team leader. “The natur…

Join Shaker in Cleveland for a Candidate Experience Sponsor Workshop

by Joseph Murphy

Hosted by Shaker, creator of the Virtual Job Tryout, this workshop promises to be another great CandE sponsor event. Seating is limited and registration is FREE for HR, talent acquisition, and recruiting professionals, so reserve your spot now! WHENThursday, October 13, 20161:00 - 4:30 pm: Program4:30 - 6:00 pm: Cocktail reception WHERECleveland Racquet Club29825 Chagrin Blvd Pepper Pike, OH 44124 This Shaker workshop will include a keynote presentation from Jim Gilmore, experienc…

Shaker's Joseph P. Murphy Joins Board of Directors at Talent Board

Talent Board, a non-profit organization focused on the promotion and data benchmark research of a quality candidate experience, has announced the addition of new board member Joseph P. Murphy, executive vice president of Shaker. In addition, Shaker will serve as a Global Platinum sponsor of the 2016 Candidate Experience (CandE) Awards, supporting its programs in the North American, EMEA, and APAC regions. "Through his work with Shaker, Joe has helped countless organizations improve thei…

Shaker Welcomes I-O Psychologist Ashlie Plants to Design-Build Team

Ashlie Plants, Ph.D., has joined Shaker as an associate for the company's Design-Build team. In this role, she will be integral to enhancing Shaker's Virtual Job Tryout technology and developing new assessment experiences that meet complex client needs and help employers hire candidates who deliver superior results. "We are very fortunate to have Ashlie join Shaker. She brings a well-developed and diverse skill set in selection science, talent analytics, and predictive modeling. Her gen…

Shaker Brings Pre-Employment Assessment Technology to SHRM Talent Management Conference

by Joseph Murphy

Shaker, the market leader in engaging realistic job previews and custom simulations for pre-employment testing, will spotlight its renowned Virtual Job Tryout® technology at the SHRM 2016 Talent Management Conference & Exposition, Monday, April 18 through Wednesday, April 20, 2016. Shaker will exhibit at Booth No. 219. As any HR professional knows, hiring the right candidate for the job is easier said than done. A seesaw of variables, the talent acquisition process can be time…

Shaker to Share Selection Science and Assessment Insights at 2016 SIOP Annual Conference

by Joseph Murphy

Company to Present in Nine Educational Sessions, Demonstrate Virtual Job Tryout® Technology, and Sponsor Conference Events Shaker, the market leader in engaging realistic job previews and custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced that it will present its thought leadership and recruiting and assessment expertise during the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology's 31st Annual Conference, SIOP 2016. The three-day event will take place at the Hilt…

Data Makes the Difference: Shaker Webinar to Illustrate Strategies for Improved Candidate Experience

by Joseph Murphy

What:A complimentary webinar, “When Candidates Meet Recruiters: Data Makes the Difference” Who:Joseph P. Murphy, vice president and co-founder at Shaker, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, and Gerry Crispin, co-founder of Talent Board, the founding organization behind the Candidate Experience Awards When:Thursday, March 17, 2016 at 1:00 p.m. EDT (12:00 p.m. CDT / 11:00 a.m. MDT / 10:00 a.m. PDT) Where:To register, visit http://bit.ly…

Shaker Reports Strong Growth, Significant Momentum in Second Half of 2015

by Joseph Murphy

Shaker, the market leader in engaging realistic job previews and custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced the results of its strong performance in the second half of 2015 as it continues to transform how companies hire. Building on the momentum gained in the first half of 2015, the company introduced new capabilities to improve the talent acquisition process while welcoming new large-scale clients, growing existing accounts, and expanding its internal team. &l…

Shaker Shares Assessments Insight in Talent Management Magazine

The use of pre-hire assessments to make well-informed hiring decisions continues to grow, and Shaker remains at the forefront of selection science--both in developing cutting-edge solutions and sharing our thought leadership with the larger community. A recent article in Talent Management highlighted the latter, featuring insights from Shaker's own Executive Vice President, Joseph P. Murphy, on how companies can leverage assessments most effectively. Assessment evaluation includes having…