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Candidate Assessment Center

Assesment Center
Assessment centers provide the
highest predictor of actual
job performance


Using an Assessment Center will improve your chances of selecting candidates who will be high- performing, long-serving employees. There are many other benefits of adopting an objective, robust, multifaceted approach to assessing competencies, potential and fit of all candidates for a position.

A Hudson Assessment Center will allow you to concentrate efforts where the likelihood of hiring the right fit is greatest, making for a more intelligent use of time and money. The term “assessment center” refers to the use of a range of assessment activities used to obtain an objective, well-rounded evaluation of one or more candidate’s ability and motivation to perform in a role. Using an Assessment Center also helps align company goals and values.

Behavioral and Psychometric Assessments for Candidates

Hudson Assessment Centers use behavioral and psychometric assessment tools that apply to every level of an organization. Specific exercises might include:

  • Group exercises
  • Role-plays
  • Leadership exercises
  • Written exercises
  • Problem-solving exercises
  • Aptitude tests
  • Psychometric assessments
  • Motivation / Values-based questionnaires

Why use an Assessment Center?

  • When needing to assess and select candidates for positions with challenging competency requirements
  • When assessing the potential of “lateral” candidates to perform the role, which is critical in a candidate-short market. Lateral candidates are those with the potential to “move across” to other departments, organizations and industries
  • For determining critical or senior-level appointments, especially where the new role requires a different set of competencies
  • In aiding selection of existing employees when internal change is occurring
  • For any position where you are experiencing high turnover, either because the role requirements are not accurately understood or the wrong competencies are being assessed



Hudson’s Assessment Centers are an invaluable resource for organizations and boast numerous benefits, allowing you to:

  • Effectively distinguish candidate suitability
  • Demonstrate a fair and equitable process
  • Gain insight into candidate strengths and development requirements
  • Select the candidate with the strongest capability and fit for the role
  • Give candidates a realistic preview of the role and its required competencies
  • Provide a flexible and objective approach to selecting candidates that can be customized to your organization’s needs
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