Home Improvement Stores Pre-Employment Testing

Home Improvement Stores use the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test to improve hiring decisions. The Optimize Hire Home Improvement Pre-Employment Test is a 10-minute aptitude test designed to assess which home improvement job applicants will perform best in home improvement jobs. The Home Improvement Pre-Employment Test measures 9 traits including Cognitive AbilityPersonality, and Motivation to help home improvement stores hire caring, attentive, and helpful employees to respond appropriately and effectively to customers’ needs. Optimize Hire helps organizations fill the following positions in the home improvement industry: associates, cashiers, customer service representatives, drivers, and managers.

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What’s Included

  • Customized online application page for your organization
  • Customized job descriptions
  • Tools to help you quickly post the job description online
  • Assess an unlimited number of job applicants
  • Online Applicant Tracking System to manage your job applicants
  • Structured interview guide that is tailored to each applicant
  • Pre-written emails (e.g. Rejection and Interview emails) to send to applicants
  • Step-by-step guide to hiring best practices

Case Study: Pre-Employment Tests Improve Home Improvement Stores’ Performance

In a meta-analytic review to predict customer service performance, Drs. Murray Barrick and Michael Mount analyzed 117 studies of more than 23,000 individuals. They found that one Personality trait predicted job performance more effectively than any other personality trait. The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test scores candidates on this key trait and 8 others to predict job performance:

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