What’s the Secret to Hiring the Best Apprentice?

Psychometric, aptitude and skills testing offer a data-based solution.

Hiring an apprentice can be a great investment in the future growth of your business or organisation. However, if you’re going to invest in someone enough to provide them with years of on-the-job training, you want to make sure that you’re getting the right candidate – the person who has the best potential to become a long-term asset to your team.

How do you take the guesswork out of hiring the right apprentice?

It’s hard to know if you’re getting the right person just from interviewing them. Some people are great at interviews! And then not so great on the job; they may not have the right skills, personality type, or level of motivation to perform for the long haul. A poor fit for the job can cause all sorts of problems and new challenges.

The only way to ensure objectivity in your recruitment process and that you’re improving the quality of candidates being shortlisted is to test them. By testing your candidates for various competencies you’ll get a very clear picture of their mechanical and technical skills, verbal communication skills, leadership potential, safety awareness and more.

Testing takes the guesswork out of hiring and helps you to get to your short list faster.

Tailored talent assessment and psychometric testing.

At Testgrid we specialise in finding the right trainees for your business. We take the time to learn about your business and your apprentice-specific requirements. We provide customised talent assessment, management and development tools to ensure you get the best candidates.

Apprentice-focused tests provide easy-to-understand measurements of all major competencies, including:

  • Verbal reasoning ability
  • Problem solving ability
  • Safety for apprentices
  • Mechanical and technical ability
  • Business reasoning skills

We have vast experience in apprentice-specific testing.

With over 20years experience in apprentice-specific testing and assessments, we can help you take the guesswork out of hiring the right apprentice.

If you want to talk to one of our experts about how we can help drive your success with the right people, we are offering a gap analysis with on of our expert team. Simply sign up and book a time or contact hello@testgrid.com.

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