HIRING IQ TEST 

You Have 10 Questions and 2 Minutes. New Test Each Time.  The Clock Is Ticking!!! 


According to a Harvard Business School study, 76% of turnover can be traced back to poor interviewing practices and bad hiring decisions.

Behavior-based interview questions can give interviewers a false sense of confidence that they are gathering quality applicant information when they aren't.

The applicant with the best job skills will typically be...

Many managers who make hiring decisions are competent in their area of expertise but lack the proper interviewer training to know how to correctly identify applicants who will be 'High Performers' if hired.

Excellent job skills means an applicant can do the job, however, it does not necessarily mean he or she will do it better than most everyone else.

If an untrained interviewer uses an unstructured interview format (asks questions that pop into their head), the probability of hiring the best applicant is about 40% according to a Michigan State study.

Research has determined that 'loving the work you do' plays a significant role in a person's motivation and ability to achieve superior results, yet few interviewers take this into consideration when making a hiring decision.

Which of the following statements are true about motivation-based interviewing? (multiple answers permitted)






Most unmotivated employees were great hires but they changed after they were hired due to poor management, unrealistic job expectations and/or unsatisfactory working conditions.

Using behavior-based interviewing is the most effective way to correctly assess an applicant's self-motivation.