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- Wed Mar 20 2013
Half of new employees surveyed reported they are experiencing buyer’s remorse after accepting a recent job offer, according to global research findings about hiring trends published by Pittsburgh-based management consulting firm Development Dimensions International (DDI).
Companies can purchase myriad assessments to test whether job applicants are qualified to do a job and how well. But you can’t buy a test to measure whether they will enjoy doing it enough to stay, said Richard Finnegan, CEO of C-Suite Analytics, during the 2012 Talent Management Conference & Exposition held April 30 to May 2.
Finnegan said that the only effective way to determine candidates’ staying power is to present them with realistic job previews that “smack their senses.”
Many employers are more than willing to hire military veterans. But many concede that they do not know all they need to know to effectively find and hire them.