The Ultimate Guide to Video Interviewing

July 19, 2019

In LinkedIn’s 2018 Global Trends Report, over 9,000 recruiters and hiring managers were asked what trends they predict will shape the future of hiring. One major player was the inclusion of on-demand video interviewing.

AssessAdvantage partners with OutMatch (Formerly AssessAdvantage). Recently OutMatch acquired Wepow, a world leader in on-demand video interview software.

We are pleased to offer you Wepow’s excellent eBook, ‘The Ultimate Guide to Video Interviewing’.

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Interview Questions With Some Truth Serum

May 27, 2019

This is a Brief Article – 5 minute read

In my last blog post, I discussed the dangers of using your intuition to evaluate candidates during a traditional job interview, which has been scientifically proven to be a very POOR predictor of future job performance. Traditional job interviews tend to lead the Interviewer to select a candidate they like rather than the candidate that has the most potential.

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Ever Hired the Wrong Person? Can We Blame Your Intuition?

April 26, 2019

This is a brief article – 5 minutes read

For the past 20 years, I have been studying and working within the science of talent selection. My main focus has been to understand what science tells us are the best tools and procedures to use to avoid bad hire decisions?

A reoccurring theme is the poor validity of the traditional hiring interview. Despite years of scientific evidence, hiring managers are still relying on the traditional interview as the major tool Continue reading

What is Validity? Why It’s So Important When Using Employment Tests

February 12, 2019

This is a Brief Article – 3-minute read

In the simplest terms validity confirms an assessment tool or process “measures what it purports to measure”, “is job relevant” and “does assist in making more effective hiring or development decisions”.

Keep in mind that the reference to assessment tools or processes doesn’t just refer to our Prevue/ASSESS/Big5/Chequed assessments. The need to confirm validity applies to any and all tools and procedures that are used in assessing individuals including the collection Continue reading

Do Job Candidates Lie? Do Employers Conduct Illegal Interviews?

February 6, 2019

This is a Brief Article – 5-minute read

Some interest statistics in this new research from Seek. But some figures are surprising. Like 38% of candidates are asked illegal questions – I thought this would be higher? Although, some candidates may not understand what questions are illegal.

Also, 37% of candidates think it is acceptable to stretch the truth, but how many think it’s not acceptable, but do it.
Ah, statistics, bloody statistics! Enjoy.

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5 Phrases to Avoid During a Sales Pitch

January 31, 2019

This is a Brief Article (3-minute read)

When it comes to reeling in a client, every word you say matters. And, while the bigger fish can sometimes slip out of your grasp, there are plenty of things you can do or say to tighten your grip – and plenty of things you can avoid saying to help you close that new client hook, line, and sinker.

And of course, when it comes to hiring high sales performers, innate capabilities will Continue reading

The Lean Recruiting Toolkit

January 17, 2019

This is a Link to a Recommended Recruitment Book

My professional acquaintance, Craig Brown founder/CEO of JustinTime Recruiting has released his first book, “The Lean Recruitment Toolkit’.
The thesis of this book is around preparation. If you hire staff, this would be a good addition to your library.
Often we spend all our time on the process. Craig’s systematic ‘Lean Recruitment Canvas’ will shift your thinking and teach you how to better prepare before starting the hiring.

An educating read.

The 4 Pillars of Company Culture

January 16, 2019

This is an Infographic – It will download as a pdf file

As most of you who follow AssessAdvantage know, we represent OutMatch in Australasia. 
OutMatch has just purchased Pomello, a company that specialises in the measurement of company culture. 
Here’s a link that explains the 4 pillars of outstanding company culture (Note: It will download as a pdf file in infographic format).…/Pillars-of-Co…/31nv7d/544364213…

HR Technology In the Machine Learning Era

January 9, 2019

This is an eBook

We are pleased to share this new ebook with you. Compiled by our partners at Outmatch, global leaders in talent and culture assessments. If you are involved in HR Technology, this is the ebook for you. Enjoy.

You can download this ebook HERE.

AssessAdvantage are the exclusive distributors/supporters of Outmatch assessment products in Australasia. If you’d like a demo, or need to learn more, please contact our team at