Private Equity Pre-Employment Testing

Private Equity Pre-Employment Test Optimize HirePrivate Equity firms use the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test to improve their bottom line. The Optimize Hire Private Equity Pre-Employment Test is a 10-minute private equity aptitude test designed to assess which private equity office job applicants will perform best in private equity jobs. The Private Equity Pre-Employment Test does not measure technical knowledge, but instead measures 9 traits including Cognitive AbilityPersonality, and Motivation to help private equity practices hire hard-working, intelligent employees. Optimize Hire helps organizations fill the following positions in the private equity industry: investment managers, business development managers, associates, analysts, office staff, 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 Private Equity Firms’ Performance

In a study of financial services employees, Drs. Sergio Román and Dawn Iacobucci found that employees with one type of Motivation generated higher sales, customer satisfaction of the product, and evaluations of the salesperson. The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test scores candidates on this key trait and 8 others to predict job performance:

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