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Technical Recruiter Skills Assessment

Technical Recruiter Skills Assessment

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Assessment Summary
A technical recruiter is responsible for all aspects of the sourcing and hiring of IT professionals to fill technical positions. A technical recruiter will work to identify and fill job openings, interview candidates, engage with hiring managers and/or clients, and keep records of applications.
Skills tested in this assessment
The skills tested in this Assessment for a Technical Recruiter tested to see if the candidate can handle different challenges they are likely to face as a Technical Recruiter. We tested to see if the candidate is able to communicate well verbally and if they have the written communication skills to resolve conflict professionally. Lastly, we tested their ability to manage and engage candidates.
What to test with this assessment
You can expect to learn if the candidate is able to think critically in a range of scenarios they are likely to face on the job. You will gauge if the candidate can communicate with excellence and handle challenging scenarios with all stakeholders, as well as candidates.

About the Technical Recruiter Skills Assessment

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The role of a Technical Recruiter is essential in assisting companies to source and hire tech and IT professionals for their vacant roles. They oversee the entire recruitment process for technical roles, including sourcing and interviewing candidates and keeping an updated database of candidate information.

This Technical Recruiter test assesses whether job candidates have all of the necessary skills to actively source and hire the right candidates for each technical role. This can include being able to think critically, have strong written and verbal communication skills, and engage clients and candidates in the process.

Candidates who perform well on this Technical Recruiter skills assessment will have the skills to manage recruitment processes for technical roles. They will also have the necessary soft skills to effectively communicate verbally and in written form with stakeholders.

The ability to think critically is an important skill for candidates to have. This means that they are able to analyse situations and all factors before making an informed and educated decision or judgement. They will have strong problem-solving skills and conduct deep interpretation and inference when a problem or issue arises.
People that have strong communication skills are able to receive and give information to others in both a verbal and written form. Being a strong communicator includes being able to effectively listen and speak to others, allowing candidates to work collaboratively with other team members.
A candidate that has candidate engagement skills is able to create and implement an engaging, relevant and candidate centric recruitment process to source candidates to fill vacant positions in a business. This person is able to frequently communicate with candidates via various mediums to update them on the role, talk to them about their needs and wants and ultimately hire the perfect fit for the business.


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Critical Thinking

Question Type: Video

How do you know that a candidate has the skills they claim to have? What checks and processes do you have in place to ensure their skills match their resume?
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Candidate Engagement

Question Type: Document

Imagine you are recruiting for a technical role (feel free to use one that you know well). Write an example of an advertisement to engage candidates in your niche. It doesn't have to be the whole advert, just the first few bullet points, and paragraph.
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Question Type: Text

You have just interviewed a candidate for a role, they were perfect for the position and told the candidate that you'd be in touch with them this afternoon with next steps to progress forward. When you got back to your desk you had an email from the client informing you that the role was no longer open to being filled, die to internal staffing changes. You have tried calling the candidate to explain the situation, but you haven't been able to get through. Please draft an email below that you would send.

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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.

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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.
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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 Technical Recruiter job description with a Technical Recruiter 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 Technical Recruiter candidates for each role.

Vervoe's comprehensive recruitment guide on how to hire a Technical Recruiter provides a competency framework that maps out the core job-related hard skills and soft skills required for success in the Technical Recruiter role. A Technical Recruiter 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.

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