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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

SHAKER has hired talented industrial/organizational psychologist Luiz Xavier, Ph.D., to the company’s Insights Team, a group dedicated to raising quality of hire through the ongoing refinement and success of the Virtual Job Tryout solution within clients’ organizations. As more organizations recognize the benefits of simulations in their recruiting efforts – primarily the ability to predict […]

Hsien-Yao Swee, Ph.D Joins SHAKER Insights Team

To keep up with continued demand for its innovative Virtual Job Tryout®, SHAKER today announced that Hsien-Yao Swee, Ph.D., joined the firm’s Insights Team. Using sophisticated methods to analyze performance metrics, turnover data and hiring data, SHAKER’s rapidly growing Insights Team is focused on using business intelligence and selection science from the data to enhance […]

SHAKER, a Gold level member of Oracle Partner Network (OPN), today announced it has achieved Oracle Validated Integration of its Virtual Job Tryout® solution with Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service, a component of Oracle Talent Management Cloud. Oracle Taleo Enterprise Cloud Service helps the largest and most demanding enterprises meet their talent management needs with […]

Ken Graham, Ph.D. has joined the company as senior consultant. In this role, he leverages an extensive background in talent management and international business expertise to lead Shaker’s multi-national client engagements and bring the company’s Virtual Job Tryout® and other innovative pre-hire assessment solutions to new markets. Prior to joining Shaker, Graham held several leadership […]

We recently announced that our Virtual Job Tryout® solution achieved Oracle Taleo Business Edition Validated Integration. This will combine Oracle’s cloud platform for human capital management for midsize companies and organizations with the Shaker Virtual Job Tryout to help improve employee selection and enable companies to make better hiring decisions.  From our own research, and […]