Talented I-O Psychologist Hired to Meet Increasing Demand for Custom Assessments, Delivery of Enhanced Candidate Experience SHAKER, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced the addition of industrial-organizational psychologist Jensen Mecca, Ph.D., to complement the company’s growing Virtual Job Tryout® technology Design-Build Team, which collaborates with clients to define job demands, […]

A new breed of pre-hire assessment tests is a lot harder for test-takers to outsmart says Lauren Weber at The Wall Street Journal, thanks to a combination of sophisticated technology, web-based distribution, and advances in behavioral science. Furthermore, she explores the automation of the job application process, observing that the combination of powerful data tools […]

Experts to Present 10 Educational Sessions; Company to Exhibit and Sponsor Conference Events CLEVELAND, Ohio (April 15, 2015) – SHAKER, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced details of its extensive thought leadership at the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology’s 30th Annual Conference, SIOP 2015. The three-day event will take […]

Sirna to Lead Team Focused on Maintaining Quality Standards for Company’s Innovative Virtual Job Tryout Solution CLEVELAND (April 1, 2015) – SHAKER, the market leader in custom simulations for pre-employment testing, today announced that Rosemary Sirna has been promoted to manager of Client Services, where she will be responsible for quality assurance for all Virtual […]

Mobile Assessments: Is Your Organization Ready?

February 13th, 2015 by Joseph Murphy

More and more companies today rely on assessments to evaluate their job candidates and make well-informed, data-based hiring decisions. At the same time, a rapidly growing number of candidates are using their mobile devices to learn about employers and their open positions. As the job search continues to go more mobile, and candidates expect to […]

Is Your Assessment Working

December 9th, 2014 by Chris Harvan

Three ROI Calculations to Determine: Is Your Assessment Is Working?

Is your assessment working? The use of pre-employment assessments is rising, organizations are going beyond the resume to determine the job-fit

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Increase Sales Effectiveness – Personal Bankers

December 5th, 2014 by Joseph Murphy

Financial Services – Personal Banker The Client: One of the nation’s leading financial institutions serving over 50 million consumers and U.S. small business clients through operations in more than 40 countries. The Challenge: This leading financial institution commissioned the development and validation of a Virtual Job Tryout® for the role of Personal Banker that would […]

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Improve Retention – Increase Service Excellence

December 5th, 2014 by Joseph Murphy

Financial Services – Customer Service Agents The Client: One of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies. The Challenge: This mega-regional bank commissioned the development and validation of a Virtual Job Tryout designed exclusively to deliver a unique brand message, improve retention in the first 90 days and improve the accuracy of hiring call center agents […]

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Hiring Customer Service Agents – Financial Services

November 24th, 2014 by Joseph Murphy

Improve Retention – Increase Service Excellence The Client: One of the nation’s largest bank-based financial services companies. The Challenge: This mega-regional bank commissioned the development and validation of a Virtual Job Tryout designed exclusively to deliver a unique brand message, reduce 90-day new hire turnover rates and improve the accuracy of hiring customer service agents capable […]

Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service

November 7th, 2014 by Joseph Murphy

SHAKER has maintained a Taleo Integration since 2005

SHAKER has maintained a validated integration with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service since 2005.  The Virtual Job Tryout is among the top 5 most integrated assessment solutions with Oracle Taleo. Mutual client integrations include Fortune 50 Big Box Retailers, Financial Services, and Retail Banking.  Additional integrations include  Digital Entertainment, Self-Service Automation, Grocery, Fitness/Health, and Fashion.   Our […]

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