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With The Bridge Assessment software, you can easily and quickly find the best candidate for a position

Wednesday 05 June 2024

The tightness in the labor market can be felt in almost all sectors. It is difficult to find new personnel, especially if you have specific requirements or are looking for candidates with a certain level of education or experience. Partly because of this tight labor market, recruitment for new personnel costs more time, money, and effort than before. Fortunately, assessment software can help you improve the process considerably. We explain how you can find the best candidate for a position quickly and easily with the help of an online assessment.

This is how assessment software helps with recruitment

Recruiting new staff involves a lot of factors. When a position becomes vacant, there usually won't be a suitable candidate ready immediately. A job posting is created, the vacancy is shared via various platforms, and the applications, hopefully, come in. From all these interested people, several potential candidates must be selected. Interviews are then conducted with these contenders, references are checked, and, finally, the best candidate is selected. And then there is the onboarding process.

To save time, money, and effort during this intensive process, automation of certain parts can help. Assessment software can facilitate the selection of candidates. This can, especially when used frequently, result in considerable savings and make recruitment easier in these difficult times.

The benefits of an online assessment

With assessment software, you have various assessment tools at your disposal, in order to review the candidates. This allows you to apply the tools that add value during your recruitment process at the right time. The assessment tool allows you to test applicants in various areas. Whether you are interested in certain personality traits, work styles, levels, or competencies: you can test them easily and effectively with an online assessment.


Job applicants prepare well for a job interview. They know exactly what to say and what not to say to cause a good impression. This benefits their chances but makes it very difficult for recruiters to choose the right candidate for a position. After all, you don't know to what extent the candidate gives socially-desirable answers, and when they actually have the competencies being talked about.

With an online assessment, these competencies are tested in a targeted way. As a recruiter, you no longer have to read between the lines yourself: the software does this for you. The answers are also checked for socially-desirable behavior. This makes the whole process much easier and allows the right candidate to emerge even more clearly.


The answers a candidate gives during the online assessment are quickly processed by the software into a comprehensive report. In this report, you will find a clear diagram of the candidate's characteristics and competencies. It is immediately becomes clear what this candidate has to offer the company.


Conducting interviews and testing candidates takes a lot of time and resources. With an online assessment tool, however, you can make significant savings. No time needs to be set aside for interviews and the comprehensive and clear report makes the selection of suitable candidates much more efficient.


The online assessment is available anytime, anywhere: no appointment needs to be scheduled and it can be completed at a time that is convenient to the candidate. Moreover, the assessment is available in several languages.

The Bridge Assessment Platform

The Bridge online assessment software consists of test instruments developed by TestGroup in cooperation with universities from home and abroad. As a result, the assessments are developed using the latest scientific insights on personality, competencies, interests, and work styles.

The Bridge Assessment platform is very versatile and suitable for all industries. The software tests candidates on competencies and personality traits. A candidate is scored on the following dimensions: Management, Execution, Mental, Attitude, Coping, Management, Influence, Approach, Energy, Elaboration, Support, Resilience, Dynamics, Vision, Thinking, and Analysis.

With a comprehensive report of a candidate's scores on each of these dimensions, you as a recruiter can flawlessly determine whether or not a candidate meets expectations. In no time at all, you will know if someone fits the organization, is suitable for a specific position, has the competencies for certain work, and has the qualities the company is looking for.

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With an account on The Bridge Assessment platform, you can invite candidates, administer online assessments, and order reports, 24 hours a day, anywhere in the world. The Bridge Assessment platform is used by companies, governments, psychologists, recruiters, and coaches in over 20 countries. The system is easy to use, so there is no need for extensive training. In addition to all this, you can start immediately; your account will be ready in just 1 day.

This is what our satisfied customers say about us

“For Young Group, the results of The Bridge Personality tests do not only provide insights into recruitment. They are also a guideline for the long term, both for the manager and for the development of the employee.”

Anne Huijgen

Young Group