North Chelmsford, Mass., August 04, 2003 -
Net-Temps, the leading online job board for the Staffing industry,
announced today that ExpressTest by eSkill now offers several additional
features as well as new and updated subjects. ExpressTest allows
recruiters to create multi-subject skills assessment tests to measure the
technical proficiency of candidates applying to their job postings.
New Features Include:
- Ability to create free-response/interview questions on any subject.
Applicants’ responses are displayed next to their test scores. Allows
recruiters to easily assess a candidate’s knowledge levels and language
skills in any subject
- Recruiters can edit a test by hand-selecting questions from the eSkill
database or deleting questions from an existing test
- A BCC feature that allows recruiters to send a test to a whole list of
candidates without their email address being visible to each other
- An explanation of a test score accompanies each candidate’s results so
that recruiters may interpret and compare scores more quickly and easily
New and Updated Subjects:
- Java 2 Enterprise Edition
- .NET Platform (including C#)
- Windows 2000 update
- SAP Basis
- Java 2 Standard Edition
"ExpressTest arms recruiters with a valuable tool to test a candidate’s
level of knowledge in technical subject matters and further qualify them
before sending them out to a client. The competition for job openings is
still extremely fierce and recruiters need every edge they can to find and
present the "A" level performers," stated PJ Beaulac, Net-Temps Vice
President of Marketing.
According to eSkill President Eric Friedman, "ExpressTest is simply the
most efficient – and effective - tool for prescreening candidates’ skill
fit with a job requirement. Qualified candidates also appreciate that
eSkill gives them the edge in getting hiring managers’ attention, in a
meaningful way. Through our partnership with Net-Temps, we’ve made the
advanced ExpressTest product available to Net-Temps’ customers at a
surprisingly affordable price point."
eSkill was founded in 2000 as a developer of software and content for
testing job-based skills. In 2001, eSkill formed a funding and development
partnership with the University of Massachusetts. In 2002, eSkill launched
its enterprise testing software, eSkill Enterprise, serving the Human
Resource and eLearning communities in large organizations. The eSkill
Enterprise software can be integrated into a company’s preferred web-based
recruiting and eLearning systems for automated candidate testing and
employee training. In 2003, eSkill launched ExpressTest, a flexible
skill-assessment product for small-to-medium sized businesses.
Net-Temps is the leading online job board serving the Staffing industry.
Based on traffic rankings published by Media Metrix and Nielsen Net
Ratings, Net-Temps is consistently ranked a top 10 job posting website.
Net-Temps delivers a cost effective e-recruiting solution for staffing
agencies, human resource professionals and small business executives
through its extensive job distribution network and resume database of
qualified candidates. Job seekers can search jobs by career channel, post
resumes and take advantage of the Career Development center offering news,
tips and advice. Further information about Net-Temps is available at