Standard Virtual Job Tryout

Standard Virtual Job Tryouts are ready-to-use pre-employment assessments for specific job types that allow your applicants to test-drive a job similar to one at your company. Shaker has developed these assessments based on years of experience predicting job performance in specific job families for a range of organizations with similar jobs.

Which job family suite aligns with your needs?

Click the titles below for details about select systems.

Other systems include:

  • Insurance Call Center
  • Insurance Claims
  • Data Entry
  • Field Sales
  • Mid-Level Sales
  • Operations Manager
  • Corporate Manager
  • Professional Services
  • Graduate

Standard Virtual Job Tryouts rely on multimethod evaluation that mirrors the complexity commonly found in the job. Candidates are provided with an informative but generalized realistic job preview while the experience gathers objective and standardized data about their performance potential.

Standard Virtual Job Tryouts deliver on each of the critical expectations for pre-employment assessment by providing:

  • Access to best-fit candidates quickly
  • Information about new associates who are quick learners and are likely remain on the job
  • Talent acquisition solutions that are efficient and support strategic direction

Learn how you can deploy a pre-employment assessment that features:

  • Gamification
    Interactive exercises let your candidates play the job. Applicants find it fun and engaging.
  • Simulation
    Day-in-the-life work sample exercises capture data on performance potential. Applicants feel like they had an opportunity to perform and demonstrate their abilities.
  • Validation
    Selection science and talent analytics support predictive modeling and fairness. Applicants who perform well on the Virtual Job Tryout stay on the job longer and produce superior results.

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A Standard Virtual Job Tryout is ready to deploy now, requires limited preparation and minimal investment, yet can deliver immediate and measurable results and positive impact on your talent acquisition process.

The specifications for your particular implementation may require little to no configuration. Recruiters and hiring managers can search, sort, rank and identify best-fit candidates quickly and objectively. The predictive scoring of results from a Standard Virtual Job Tryout allows your talent acquisition team to spend more time with the best-fit candidates in your applicant pool.

The Standard Virtual Job Tryout can be set up with or without an integration to your applicant tracking system. With a fully integrated implementation, all of your candidate evaluation data is in one place. Shaker has a wide range of talent acquisition partners. Integrations are in place with many of today’s leading applicant tracking systems, including Oracle/Taleo, IBM/Kenexa/BrassRing, PeopleFluent, PeopleSoft e-Recruit, ADP/VirtualEdge, PayChex/My Staffing Pro, and iCIMS.

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