Unpacking Talent Assessments: Benefits, Strategies & Tools

It has never been more challenging for organizations to find great talent. Sure, there are lots of candidates out there, but you always run the risk of a bad hire when trying to find the perfect one. The solution? Talent assessments.  This article will give you the full low-down on talent assessments. We’ll look at


Campus Recruitment: A Guide For Hiring Young Talent in 2022

As the race for top talent continues to heat up, campus recruitment is quickly becoming a key part of the modern-day recruitment strategy. And with 90% of recruiters currently reviewing their campus recruiting strategy, it’s time you got on board too!  In this article, we’ll look at all things campus recruitment. After we’ve confirmed what


79 Unique Candidate Screening Questions for Hiring Managers and Recruiters

People think screening candidates is easy, but they couldn’t be more wrong. When faced with tens, hundreds, or even thousands of applicants, what are the best unique candidate screening questions to ask to get to your shortlist? How many questions do you ask? What do you need to know?  Lots of questions, but we’ll give


Problem Solving at Work: Crucial Skills for Managers and Employees Alike

Research has shown that interpersonal and problem-solving skills are the main drivers for workplace performance, not IQ. If you’re looking to build a kickass team, we think you should pack it full of great problem-solvers, and in this article, we’ll convince you of that too.  After we’ve looked at what problem-solving skills actually are and


Blind Hiring – The Secret to Hiring Only The Best Candidates

White-sounding names get 50% more callbacks than applicants with Black-sounding names, regardless of their professional experience. Shocking, isn’t it? Whether we like it or not, we all have a natural bias that hampers our ability to assess candidates fairly – cue the business case for blind hiring.  This article will explore all things blind hiring,


Remote Company 101: What is People Operations?

New to the term People Ops? Don’t worry, you’re not alone. As a fairly new concept, the People Ops demand has boomed, with vacancies growing 6x faster than their traditional HR equivalent. This is especially true for remote companies, where remote People Operations roles are actually the norm.  By the end of this article, you’ll


Job Simulations are Gaining Momentum in Modern Hiring Processes – Here’s Why!

With the great resignation in full effect, recruiters are constantly looking for ways to modernize their hiring process. Job simulations are becoming more and more popular as the market moves towards more practical ways to screen and assess candidates.  If you’re new to job simulation tests, this article is for you. We’ll break down exactly


Soft Skills Assessment: 7 Soft Skills Every Recruiter Should Test

Soft skills are important. In fact, 89% of recruiters say when a hire doesn’t work out, it usually comes down to a lack of soft skills. For that reason, when hiring your next superstar, you need to prioritize your soft skills assessment.  In this article, we will look at all things soft skills. After we’ve

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Toggl Hire: Q1, 2022

Welcome back! Did you miss our quarterly updates? We did! The first few months of 2022 were busy here at Toggl Hire. We focused on knowing our customers better and helping them ace the productivity game. Thus, we’ve officially launched Video Intros, and welcomed candidate details, editing candidate information, bulk actions, and new additions to


11 Tips for Optimizing Your Toggl Hire Skills Assessment Tests

With data showing that 46% of resumes contain actual lies, it’s hard for recruiters to know how good a candidate actually is. That’s why the best recruitment professionals are turning to skills assessment tests to take their recruitment process to the next level.  This is an article for skills assessment test newbies and Toggl Hire


What’s A Skills Hire? Why Hiring Tests Are The Norm in 2022

98% of the best companies use digital recruitment software to optimize their businesses. If you’re looking to follow suit, hiring tests are one of the most popular ways to take the pre-employment process to the next level! In this article, we’ll dive deep into hiring tests, helping you understand what they are, the different types


Improving Recruiter Productivity: Metrics and Tools for Better Performance

Like in any field, the success of a good recruitment team boils down to its productivity. Whether it’s recruiter’s skills, departmental processes, or hiring systems, to get ahead in the busy recruitment world, it takes a multi-pronged digital approach to improve recruiter productivity.  In this article, we’ll dive into all things recruiter productivity. After we’ve