Game-based psychometric assessments: how much ‘game’ is enough?

Game-based psychometric assessments have well and truly arrived on the testing scene. Like any new development, some are excited by this evolutionary stage in the life cycle of psychometric tools, while others are concerned about this change. Irrespective of which side of the fence you sit on, there’s one great outcome that we can all agree on: Developers of psychometric …

Candidate in front of a screen that has a speech bubble saying 'Superb'! indicating a positive candidate experience

Connect with candidates to offer a better experience

I’ve noticed a lot of noise lately from numerous different sources about the candidate experience. Overall, it seems that people are increasingly recognising that certain aspects of traditional recruitment processes can be both onerous and demanding, and cold and impersonal. And that’s not good for the organisation and its bottom line.   Of course, the idea that offering a great …

Are you ready for the new generation of candidate assessment?

  If you’re already using psychometric assessments to identify and recruit the best candidates for your business, then you know that the tests work. They’ve undergone an extremely stringent research, development and validation process to prove that they’re valid, reliable and do what they say they will do. (If you’re not sure how psychometric assessments do this, check out our …

Game-based recruitment in IGEA digital trends report

  The Interactive Games and Entertainment Association (IGEA) released its Digital Australia Report 2016 at the Australian Technology Park in Sydney today.   IGEA released both the online report and a video on Serious Games featuring Revelian’s Product Manager, Salih Mujcic.   The Digital Australia 2016 report found that video games are played by two thirds of Australians, that 47% …

Gamifying the recruitment process for fun

  How do you determine the best applicant for your next job? Years of experience and a gleaming resume don’t always indicate the best possible ‘candidate fit’ for the role or your team. Human Resource managers have long relied upon our psychometric tests to predict on-the-job performance. Now, we’re looking to new technologies to reveal new insights into candidate abilities …

5 ways gamification works for SME recruitment

  Ask a small business owner their thoughts on recruitment and many times you’ll hear ‘bad hire’ stories or a level of frustration in the lengthy process to add talent to a small business team. For quickly growing businesses, the need to rapidly recruit employees to keep up with customer demand can create an influx of not-as-well-screened personnel that can …