The hiring process can be stressful for any employer, and it can be even more frustrating if an employee doesn’t end up working out after you’ve already hired him or her. Perhaps he or she seems like a good candidate, but then is unable to perform the tasks required, putting him or herself and others in danger of sustaining injuries.
Fortunately, with pre-employment functional testing, an employer can avoid this. Through these tests, an employee’s ability to perform the job you are considering hiring them for can be tested, saving both you and the employee down the line.
Several Key Benefits of Pre-Employment Training
There are several key benefits for both employers and employees in pre-employment testing. Some of these benefits include:
- Gaining practical experience performing job-related duties
- Testing the physical strength of employee, particularly for manual labor and construction jobs
- Testing collaborative skills of employee
- Gauging an employee’s ability to adapt to job duties / willingness to learn
Before you begin to pay an employee for his or her work, it can be a great idea to know, without a doubt, that employee fits with the type of work he or she will be performing. Pre-employment testing can provide this understanding for employers in numerous industries.
Contact a WorkSTEPS Pre-Employment Testing Specialist Today
If you are in the hiring process and want to experience the benefits that pre-employment testing can have, call 512-617-4100. Our team at WorkSTEPS can provide the functional testing that is appropriate for your company and potential hire.