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Talent Sourcer Skills Assessment

Talent Sourcer Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
A Talent Sourcer is responsible for identifying suitable candidates for an organisation, by using various proactive recruiting strategies. A Talent Sourcer generates interest in an organisation’s vacancies and also builds and maintains the company’s talent pool.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this Assessment for a Talent Sourcer include whether the applicant is proactive and thinks ahead so that their talent pool is always thriving with prospects, we tested to see how the applicant engages with third parties that are being difficult, and how they maintain professional relationships with candidates.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn why this applicant thinks candidate experience is such a vital aspect of the recruitment process, what recruiting strategies the applicant will use to identify suitable candidates, and if the applicant can adjust their communication style to liaise adequately with stakeholders

About the Talent Sourcer Skills Assessment

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The role of a Talent Sourcer is essential in helping companies to source and recruit the perfect candidate for their vacant roles. They assist to create a candidate pool and generate interest about the organisation and their open roles.

This Talent Sourcer test assesses whether job candidates have all of the necessary skills to source high quality candidates for the company, as well as ensuring the candidates have a positive experience in the recruitment process. This can include having extensive knowledge about recruitment best practices and guidelines, being able to communicate and interact with anybody that they meet, and being proactive.

Candidates who perform well on this Talent Sourcer skills assessment will have all the technical skills to have extensive knowledge about HR best practices and standards to adhere to, as well as having access to a strong and talented pool of candidates. They will also have the necessary soft skills to interact with all candidates and employers and form strong relationships with all stakeholders.

Interpersonal skills refer to a person’s ability to interact and communicate with others. This typically refers to an individual’s social skills and how they form relationships with others.
A candidate with talent attraction skills understands all employee-related matters in the business including recruiting, hiring, training, promoting and paying staff. A candidate who is skilled in talent attraction is a strong people-person and has extensive knowledge of HR regulations, procedures and guidelines. They are able to effectively source and recruit candidates with the skill set to fill the vacant roles in a company.
Being proactive means that a candidate is able to predict and control a situation or issue before it escalates, rather than just responding and doing damage control after the fact. They are able to preempt issues, changes needed and business and employee needs and implement effective solutions to avoid any larger problems from occurring.


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Talent Attraction

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You are sourcing for a hard-to-fill role and have had no candidates apply for your advert. What other candidate attraction strategies could you use?
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Interpersonal Skills

Question Type: Video

Imagine you have placed a candidate in a role when they call you saying they are thinking of taking another role. How do you manage this situation?
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Question Type: Text

Imagine you are going through a slow period in sourcing and all of the roles have been filled. What could you do?

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Yes, all assessments are fully customizable meaning you can edit a word or two or delete the question and add your own. You can also customize correct answer samples to your exact business specifications.

We offer assessments for any stage of your hiring process.

Top of Funnel: Screen candidates at the top of the funnel with interactive multiple choice questions that include multi media choices. You’ll be able to test knowledge quickly and keep candidates engaged. Assessments are quick to complete ~20min

Mid Funnel: Combine a variety of question types like multiple choice with media, video responses to see how they communicate and a couple of presentation or spreadsheet questions to dig deeper into their technical knowledge. Assessments take ~40min to complete.

Bottom Funnel: A great opportunity to focus on a single outcome and test extensively with a more elaborate question and some documentation around the process. Assessments take ~ 1.5 hrs to complete.

You can completely customize an assessment for your brand including logo, colors and intro videos. You are also able to customize all of the candidate messaging so that it’s unique to your brand and business.

No, Vervoe assessments test for a range of both job specific hard skills and soft skills like communication or attention to detail. This means you’re testing a complete set of skills so you can be confident the candidate you hire not only has the skills to do the job but that culturally and behaviourally they’re the right fit for your business too.

We offer a range of interactive question types including code challenges, presentations, spreadsheets, document uploads, video, audio, multiple choice with media options and more. Each question type is a sample version of the real life tool. For example a code challenge is a snapshot of a live developer environment where a candidate can complete a specific task.
We have an extensive online help center with video and written tutorials to help you get up and running. Our friendly customer success team is also only a question away and can be contacted via our help center.
Yes, all skills assessment are customizable and can be created to simulate a job or task. This provides the ability to test a candidate on real-life skills and abilities required for the role. A unique combination of different types of questions can simulate how a candidate will perform in different scenarios.

Combining a detailed Talent Sourcer job description with a Talent Sourcer skills assessment can help to identify the specific skills and knowledge required for the job, and can streamline the candidate selection process. By writing a clear and concise job description, hiring managers can attract the right Talent Sourcer candidates for each role.

Vervoe's comprehensive recruitment guide on how to hire a Talent Sourcer provides a competency framework that maps out the core job-related hard skills and soft skills required for success in the Talent Sourcer role. A Talent Sourcer recruitment guide helps understand the hiring process of building the ideal candidate profile, writing an accurate job description based on skills, selecting the ideal candidate, interviewing top performers, and making a job offer.

Vervoe is the most sophisticated skill testing recruitment software on the market. It uses advanced machine learning to create tailored skills assessments that are instantly auto-gradable, allowing companies to test candidates for any skill, and automatically grade their response at any scale.

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