Promotion Likelihood Using Pre-Employment Tests

Job applicants who earn high scores on our assessments are significantly more likely to be promoted than those who score lower. To prove this, Optimize Hire and researchers at the Wharton School conduct validation studies. Validation studies are scientific experiments that show how accurately pre-employment test scores predict job performance outcomes like promotion likelihood. Experts at the Wharton School who complete our validation studies hold them to the accepted scientific standard of 95% confidence, also known as statistical significance.

The Optimize Hire team, along with researchers from the Wharton School, can conduct a validation study to prove how well our pre-employment tests predict promotion likelihood at your company. Click here to learn how.

High scorers on the Optimize Hire test were twice as likely to be promoted as their low-scoring counterparts.

Twice as likely to be promoted

High scorers were more than twice as likely to be promoted than those who scored lower at this large company in the Southern United States. About 180 employees took one of the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Tests for this study.

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