Legal Pre-Employment Testing

Legal Pre-Employment Testing Optimize HireLaw firms use the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test to improve hiring decisions. The Optimize Hire Legal Pre-Employment Test is a 10-minute legal aptitude test designed to assess which law firm job applicants will perform best in law firm jobs. The Legal Pre-Employment Test does not measure legal knowledge, but instead measures 9 traits including Cognitive AbilityPersonality, and Motivation to help law firms hire intelligent, hardworking, and reliable employees. Optimize Hire helps organizations fill the following positions in the legal industry: paralegals, legal assistants, law clerks, mail clerks, lawyers, and attorneys, managers, and office staff.

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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 Law Firms’ Performance

In the largest study ever conducted to predict lawyer performance, Drs. Marjorie Shultz and Sheldon Zedeck found that LSAT scores and undergraduate GPA are not sufficient to predict real-world lawyer performance. Analyzing data from 1,000+ lawyers over a 33-year period, they identified a cluster of Personality traits that predict lawyer performance over and above information that law firms typically collect. The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test scores candidates on this key cluster of traits and others to predict performance:

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