The way we work and the way people work with us is dramatically changed, suddenly what was best practice possibly no longer applies. For regulated businesses amongst these challenges are how to conduct the Annual Appraisals for Personal Development when face to face or a test centre is no longer an option. 

eSkill is a long-established leader in the world of online assessment with class-leading solutions across more than 600 topics. Combine the 59,000 questions in any way that you want, have different tests for every role or seniority. The detailed results are instantly emailed to you, showing overall score, marks achieved for every topic and how each question was answered and even how long they took to answer each one. 

What makes eSkill special is the ability for our clients to self-create their questions taking ANY of their existing resources and within minutes transpose them to a Private Catalogue of their own Industry/Business. 

Bespoke questions can be Multiple Choice, Free Response, True False, Fill in the blank, Typing and include: 

Graphics 

Audio 

Video

Files 

A question can also be assigned a choice of difficulty level. 

Your eSkill test centre can be active within two hours with your dedicated Support Manager ready to help you. eSkill also offers Voice and Video Interviewing and the Collegiate Assessment tool Team Review. 

Assess precisely the way you want: Rapid, Affordable, Comprehensive, Flexible, Dependable, Business Ability Assessments from eSkill 

The ICT manager at an English Police H.Q. urgently needed to use eSkill. He was required to reduce the number of staff in his department. He had identified that a critical element of the process was to accurately identify the skill levels of every member of his team, he was particularly keen to ensure those team members who had a strong knowledge of niche solutions such as NPR software, (Number Plate Recognition). His concern was that using a  last-in / first-out approach. would have a harmful effect in the long term

The ICT manager had established that eSkill had the range of subjects he needed, but that also that it had a structure with the flexibility to configure the tests in precisely the way he required. A key element was also that he would be able to create questions for bespoke Police software. The tests comprised were targeted at the appropriate skill levels needed for the specific roles and questions were a combination of multiple-choice, free-response and true/false, selected from both the eSkill library and bespoke ones created by this client. 

In addition to providing the software, we also provided consultancy advice and resources:

·         Creating the tests required.

·         Developing bespoke tests.

·         Advising on the testing process.

·         Independent test monitoring.

·         Result analysis.

1.       45 Different tests were created 

2.       32 Candidates took tests (Some individuals chose not to take part in the process)  

3.       335 Test scores were recorded

4.       220 Bespoke questions were created

5.       7644 Questions were answered by candidates

The project was delivered on time against a tight schedule (less than 3 weeks from start to finish)

The total expenditure was less than £5,000 including 12 month unlimited use subscription to the test centre.

Talk to us now on 0845 8400123 or email us to discuss how we can help you assess job applicants or your existing staff, faster, reliably, more accurately, less expensively.

The current global health crisis is having an impact on economic activity and, for some sectors, the need to review costs has moved to the top of the priority list. And inevitably, labour costs will come under scrutiny. In some cases, it may involve companies making certain positions redundant which creates the dilemma of who to keep. This process has to be done with fairness and with an objective review of which members of staff have the skills that you need most in the current trading climate.

There is no easy way to do this, but there is a transparent and objective approach. eSkill UK Tests used by businesses in the past who have faced this scenario, and you can see a great case study here of how a particular project delivered against a tight schedule, less than three weeks from start to finish.

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