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Aon-How Design Thinking is Transforming the Future of Talent Assessment-Whitepaper

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Emerging technology is rapidly reshaping talent assessment. Mobile-first solutions can help reduce the costs of interviewing and recruiting. Gamified or interactive assessment and training can help identify and support the workforce of the future. Adaptive testing can more quickly and easily find workers who fit with your organization's culture. These developments hold immense promise but require sound industrial and organizational psychology and a deep understanding of the principles of design thinking to deliver business results. Conclusion As exciting as the developments are, the next ones will likely be even more immersive. Just as our devices shifted from our desks to our hands, they will soon shift to wearables that move with users throughout their day. Voice activation will continue to replace our reliance on screens. All of these developments will quickly make their way to our work lives. We're generating vast amounts of data about ourselves online, giving employers and the users themselves the ability to understand and develop people's full potential at work in ways that were impossible in the past. But for that information to truly be useful in building the workforce of the future, it's critical to approach that data mining with a set of constructs around the characteristics, the capabilities and the traits that directly relate to success on the job. Augmented decision making is the future of talent assessment. Coupled with best-in-class AI tools and the right advisers, HR leaders can improve the precision and efficiency of talent assessment and recruitment, which ultimately will lead to a stronger, more nimble organization. The Revolution Will be Empathetic 8

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