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The Wall Street Journal Talks to Shaker about Assessment Tests

by Joseph Murphy

A new breed of pre-hire assessment tests is a lot harder for test-takers to outsmart says Lauren Weber at The Wall Street Journal, thanks to a combination of sophisticated technology, web-based distribution, and advances in behavioral science. Furthermore, she explores the automation of the job application process, observing that the combination of powerful data tools and online software, have led to more accurate results and a surge in use. Read her take on assessment testing in this week's Wall Street Journal articles:

http://blogs.wsj.com/atwork/2015/04/14/the-new-job-application-personality-tests-that-cant-be-outsmarted/

http://www.wsj.com/articles/a-personality-test-could-stand-in-the-way-of-your-next-job-1429065001?