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SHAKER to Highlight Power of Realistic Job Preview Assessments at OHUG 2015 Global Conference

by Joseph Murphy

Company to Present Session on How to Empower Recruiters with Custom Assessments, Exhibit Cutting-edge Pre-employment Testing Solutions as Event Sponsor

CLEVELAND, Ohio (June 4, 2015) – SHAKER, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced details of its participation in the Oracle HCM Users Group (OHUG) 2015 Global Conference, taking place from Monday, June 8 through Thursday, June 11, 2015 at The Mirage Hotel in Las Vegas.

As an Oracle Validated Integration partner for Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service and Oracle Taleo Business Edition Cloud Service, and sponsor of the conference, SHAKER will exhibit its industry-leading assessment solutions in the event’s exhibition hall. In addition, SHAKER’s vice president, Joseph P. Murphy, will lead a session titled, “Hard Working Assessments, Smart Working Recruiters,” on Wednesday, June 10 at 2:15 p.m. PDT.

With the theme of “Pushing Boundaries, Delivering Results,” the OHUG 2015 Global Conference connects attendees with the business partners and technologies that can transform their human capital management strategies. The four-day event features more than 150 sessions led by some of the most prominent thought leaders in the space,  as well as valuable training events and many networking opportunities.

“The OHUG 2015 Global Conference gives us the opportunity to meet with the larger Oracle HCM community and show how SHAKER’s pre-employment testing solutions can transform their recruiting practices and lead to well-informed hiring decisions,” said Murphy. “We look forward to sharing our insight throughout the event, networking with attendees and demonstrating how our technology can integrate with their existing Oracle solutions to help them achieve significant hiring improvement.”

During “Hard Working Assessments, Smart Working Recruiters,” Murphy will join with co-presenter Rick Scialdone (two time Candidate Experience Awards winner MetLife Premier Client Group) , Director, Advisor Recruiting and Onboarding Systems. They will discuss the journey of implementing custom assessments to engage candidates with an exceptional experience and empower recruiters. The experts will explore the impact of realistic job preview-based assessments that aid in educating candidates and preparing them for the jobs to which they apply. They will also detail the level of rigor required to make such assessments work effectively, as well as the change management practices that will enable recruiters to leverage job-fit data to work faster and smarter and ensure the best candidates are selected.  In addition, Murphy will share key finding from the candidates perceptions of various evaluation experiences from the Candidate Experience Award survey of 95,000 applicants.

Attendees can also meet with SHAKER’s experts during OHUG’s exhibition hours at booth no. 421. Visitors to SHAKER’s booth will learn more about how the company is changing employee assessments with its Virtual Job Tryout™ technology and see this technology firsthand through product demos.

About SHAKER

SHAKER’s Virtual Job Tryout® (VJT) technology, enables recruiters to combine the best of predictive analytics and human judgment. Recruiters identify best-fit candidates with more precision, increase new-hire retention and improve quality of hire. Virtual Job Tryout technology delivers pre-employment assessments as day-in-the-life experiences that educate and engage while obtaining a work sample that predicts job-fit and competencies critical for success. Virtual Job Tryout technology is available in out-of-the-box as well as custom configurations. It has been deployed in most industries for entry level to mid-management positions. More information can be found at http://www.shakercg.com.