Safety

Job applicants who get high scores on our assessments are more likely to follow safety procedures on the job. 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 safety. 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.

It's important to us that our clients feel confident their employees will follow safety procedures. Measuring this with a safety-focused assessment is tricky because the right answers to questions are often obvious to job applicants. To remedy this, the Optimize Hire Safety Pre-Employment Test evaluates job applicants on traits that are highly correlated with safety behaviors. We also offer additional safety-related traits including taking risks, responding to authority, and more. 

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 safety at your company. Click here to learn how.


 Employees who scored higher on the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test were earned 16% high supervisor ratings.

16% higher supervisor ratings

Supervisors at this company in the Southeastern United States rated their high-scoring employees about 16% higher than their low-scoring ones. Just over 400 employees at this company took an Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test for this study.


12% higher supervisor ratings

The supervisor ratings of high scorers at this company in the Northeastern US were 12% higher than those of low scorers. About 150 employees took this Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test for this study.


 Employees who scored higher on this Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test earned 26% higher supervisor ratings than low scorers.

26% higher supervisor ratings

Employees with high scores on this Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test had supervisor ratings that were 26% higher than supervisor ratings of the low scorers. About 170 employees at this company, which is housed both in Western Europe and in Asia, took an Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test for this study.


21% HIGHER SUPERVISOR RATINGS

Employees in this study with high scores had supervisor ratings that were 21% higher than their lower-scoring colleagues. This company in the Southeastern US gave one of the Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Tests to just under 300 of its employees.

 Employees who had higher scores on this Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test had 21% higher supervisor ratings than those with lower scores.

 Employees who had higher scores on this Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test earned 10% higher supervisor ratings than their lower-scoring colleagues.

10% HIGHER SUPERVISOR RATINGS

Employees who did well on this Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test had supervisor performance ratings that were 10% higher than those who scored low. This data is from a company in the Southern US where about 350 applicants took an Optimize Hire Pre-Employment Test.



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