30% to 50% candidates are cheating on online job assessments

Adopting online methodologies for hiring offered several benefits, including the ability to reach a wider pool of candidates, increased efficiency and speed in the recruitment process, and the ability to reduce costs associated with in-person interviews and assessments.

However, this shift also came with its own set of challenges, such as fraudulent activities, technical difficulties, communication issues, and the need to adapt to new methods of assessment and evaluation.

30 percent to 50 percent of candidates’ cheat during entry-level job assessments, however, this percentage reduces to almost half, 10 percent to 25 percent, for lateral job assessments, reveals a recent study by recruitment automation and assessments solutions provider HirePro.

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