Restaurant Pre-Employment Testing

Restaurants and catering services trust the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test to ease the burden of the hiring process and directly improve hiring decisions. The Optimize Hire Restaurant Pre-Employment Test is a 10-minute aptitude test designed assess which restaurant job applicants will perform best in food services jobs. The Restaurant Pre-Employment Test measures 9 traits including Cognitive AbilityPersonality, and Motivation to determine which applicants will be most successful and build the best relationships with your customers. Optimize Hire employment solutions make it easy for an employer to find and hire the leading restaurant job candidates. Optimize Hire helps organizations fill the following positions in the restaurant industry: hosts, bartenders, servers, cooks, managers, and more. Led by Dr. Adam Grant, Optimize Hire also offers specialized pre-employment tests for the Fast Food industry.

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  2. Assess an unlimited number of job applicants
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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 Restaurants’ Performance

In a meta-analytic review to predict customer service and sales performance, Drs. Mount, Barrick, and Stewart analyzed 11 studies of more than 1,500 individuals. They found that several Personality traits predicted performance for jobs with high interpersonal interactions. The Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test scores candidates on these key traits and others to predict job performance:

Pre-Employment Test Reduce Turnover