Technical Recruiter Skills Assessment

Technical Recruiter Skills Assessment

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.


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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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