“Can assessments and a positive candidate experience peacefully coexist?” Gerry Crispin, co-founder of CareerXroads and the TalentBoard, has an answer: … Read more
Dr. Charles Handler is a thought leader, analyst, and practitioner in the talent assessment and human capital space. Throughout his career Dr. Handler has specialized in developing effective, legally defensible employee selection systems.
Since 2001 Dr. Handler has served as the president and founder of Rocket-Hire, a vendor neutral consultancy dedicated to creating and driving innovation in talent assessment. Dr. Handler has helped companies such as Intuit, Wells Fargo, KPMG, Scotia Bank, Hilton Worldwide, and Humana to design, implement, and measure impactful employee selection processes.
Through his prolific writing for media outlets such as ERE.net, his work as a pre-hire assessment analyst for Bersin by Deloitte, and worldwide public speaking, Dr. Handler is a highly visible futurist and evangelist for the talent assessment space. Throughout his career, Dr. Handler has been on the forefront of innovation in the talent assessment space, applying his sound foundation in psychometrics to helping drive innovation in assessments through the use of gaming, social media, big data, and other advanced technologies.
Dr. Handler holds a M.S. and Ph.D. in Industrial/Organizational Psychology from Louisiana State University.
When it comes to AI-based hiring assessment tools, we are presently at the bottom of the Technology Adoption Curve staring upward. Those brave enough to be … Read more
In the eyes of many in talent acquisition, there seems to be a perception that talent assessment presents the following obstacles: Candidate experience … Read more
Games are fun, assessments are not. This is all you need to know to understand the strong interest in injecting games into the hiring process. But are … Read more
When it comes to hiring in 2018, candidate experience is driving the bus. Failure to provide a good candidate experience can spell disaster for your hiring … Read more
Technology is radically changing the status quo in industries across the globe. In some cases, exciting new technologies are a no brainer, driving rapid … Read more
If you want a quick scorecard on your existing pre-hire assessment, or one you are considering, your first move should be to put yourself in your … Read more
One great thing about being part of a community is the opportunity to build long-lasting relationships with others who share common interests. One of my … Read more
What’s new in talent assessment? Nothing and everything. Looking back on the year that was in HR tech and reflecting on this year’s awesome HR technology … Read more
As HR and talent acquisition practices mature, savvy leaders of companies both large and small are finally realizing the value of talent assessment to … Read more
This final installment of a three-part series about the increasing tension between employers and talent (i.e., the war with talent), explores the role … Read more
Part 1 of this three-part series identified a growing rebellion in which individuals looking to obtain meaningful work opportunities (i.e. talent) are … Read more
No, I did not mean to say the war for talent. While there is a lot of talk about such a war, the real war going on right now is not “for talent.” It’s … Read more
The annual HR Technology Conference always provides a smorgasbord of food for thought. In years past my appetite for content related to talent assessment … Read more
Q: What does your CEOs know about talent assessment? A: Nothing and everything. Let me explain. Read more
Talent assessment continues to grow as a legitimate business tool. Times have never been better for those who provide and use talent assessment solutions. … Read more
“Know what’s weird? Day by day, nothing seems to change, but pretty soon … everything’s different.” — Calvin from … Read more
For those who love technology and value it as an essential asset to the people side of business strategy, a conference held this near in Las Vegas, the HR … Read more
If I hear one more speech about how HR needs to be strategic, I may lose it. Of course, we all want and need to make a difference, get noticed, and help … Read more
When it comes to linking people to information and opportunities at scale, mobile devices represent “a perfect storm of opportunity” for driving engagement … Read more