HR & Recruitment Glossary

The most complete HR glossary and recruitment terms to help you navigate your day-to-day work.

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What is Candidate Assessment?

Candidate assessment refers to the process an employer undertakes to determine whether they are suitable for the role they’ve applied for. This assessment can take many forms including a reveiw of the candidate‘s resume and cover ketter, a pre-selection process, a formal interview, various online tools including skills & behaviourial assessment and personality tests as well as social profile reviews. The complexity and seniority of a role can determine to what extent these assessments are included in the hiring process.