Author Archives: Egles

The Benefits and Obstacles of Pre-employment Testing

At Nocti Business Solutions (NBS) we’ve noticed a significant increase in the use of pre-employment testing across all industries. Generally, companies will use one of two types of tests, personality or skill assessments. Of course, our focus is skill assessment; a test that identifies and quantifies the level of skill or knowledge a candidate possesses. […]

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How Technical Skills Assessments Can Aid Employee Retention

Two of the greatest challenges facing HR professionals are the strategic hiring of workers and employee retention. More than just preventing employees from leaving for another company, employee retention depends on each employee’s ability to perform the job as expected. Terminating employees who aren’t a good fit for their position only feeds into lower employee […]

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Why You Should Consider Career Technical Education

We’ve seen widespread changes in the U.S. employment landscape for some time now, and one of the most pressing trends I’ve observed is that a growing number of occupations require more education, experience and job training than ever before. For some in the American workforce, this means obtaining a degree from a traditional college. However, […]

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The Value of Pre-Employment Testing

BLOG SERIES: The Value of Pre-Employment Testing – 4-Part Series Part 1: Importance of Finding the Perfect Hire “One source of frustration in the workplace is the frequent mismatch between what people must do and what people can do. When what they must do exceeds their capabilities, the result is anxiety.  When what they must […]

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Digital Badging – A Revolution in Skill Assessment

Finding The Right Candidates In today’s ultra-competitive job market, it’s crucial that employers have every hi-tech tool at their disposal in order to find the best candidate for the job. The faster a business-owner can assess an applicant’s specialized skill set, the sooner their company will be able to grow and thrive. According to a […]

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Strategic Solutions: June 2015

In the latest issue of Strategic Solutions, we share a definition of technical; how pre-employment testing makes your life easier; and why soft skills are important. Download NBS Strategic Solutions June 2015

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3 Steps to Building a Custom Test

Trying to hire the right job prospects for your company? Finding the right employee can be tough. Some organizations employ pre-hire testing to “confirm” they have the right candidate. But “one size fits all” testing may not be the right way to go. The fact is the “right” employee is different from field to field. […]

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