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What Are Aptitude Tests & Do They Measure Skills?
How can employers know if aptitude tests will help them build a skilled workforce? Here we examine aptitude tests, their drawbacks, and if they can help hire qualified candidates.
Prioritizing Skills Over Degrees in the Skilled Trade & Manufacturing Industries
How can we overcome the skills gap? Let’s take a closer look at why some employers are shifting away from college degrees and when it makes sense to prioritize skills over degrees.
What to Look for in a Skills Assessment Company
How do you know if a skills assessment is a good fit for your company? Here are three things to keep in mind if you are getting started with skills assessments or are looking for an assessment provider.
Video: Simulation Training
Find out what simulation training is and how it can help companies build a more skilled and competent workforce.
Skill Watch: Trends in Advanced Manufacturing
What do current advanced manufacturing trends mean for future employability and technical skills? Here’s what to focus on when building a skilled workforce.
Simulation Training Equips Workers for the Job & Closes Skills Gaps
What is simulation training? Let’s examine how this training method can help manufacturers better equip their workforce and close skills gaps.
Video: Hiring the Next Generation Workforce
What is the next-generation workforce looking for in an employer? Here are a few tips for hiring and training a skilled future workforce.
Hiring & Training the Next Generation Workforce
The retiring workforce is a top concern for many employers. Let’s explore a few strategies for attracting the next generation of workers and building a skilled workforce.
Video: Soft Skills Assessments from NBS
Explore soft skills assessments from NBS and learn how they can help employers build a well-rounded workforce.
Soft Skills Assessments Help Employers Hire Well-Rounded Employees
Soft skills are an important part of a well-rounded workforce. Learn about our options for soft skill testing and how you can build a more competent workforce.
Video: Healthcare Facility Technician Certification
Learn how NBS helped develop the Certified Healthcare Facilities Technician (CHFT) certification with IHFEA.
Certifying Healthcare Facility Technicians with IHFEA
Learn how NBS is working with The Institute for Healthcare Facilities Engineering Advancement to certify technicians and build skilled workforces.
Video: Personality Tests & Predicting Job Performance
Not all personality tests are meant to evaluate job candidates. What do they actually measure and do they help predict job performance?
Are Personality Tests Good Predictors of Employee Performance?
Personality tests have been a popular assessment tool since the 1990s, but what do these tests actually measure, and are they a good predictor of employee performance?
Video: Manufacturing Skills Outlook
Learn about emerging manufacturing skills and how employers can start building skilled and competent workforces.
Skills Outlook: Technical & Employability Manufacturing Skills
Let’s explore emerging skills in manufacturing and how employers can start to build more competent and resilient workforces.
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