Every job uses some kind of testing to try and ensure the right person is hired for the job. Basic interviews and written application forms are themselves a level of testing. But to make sure you employ someone who is the best fit for your company when you are outsourcing, using any of a number of other tests can help guide your decision.
The important factors for any test
No matter what test you apply, to be worth anything it must meet three criteria:
• Validity – The test must actually measure what it says it measures. A personality test needs to accurately