LinkedIn Solves Skills Testing?
They announced that they are going to provide skills testing to validate a candidate's ability to work with certain tools.
Here's how it will show up for recruiters in LinkedIn Recruiter:
LinkedIn may have a good answer to the question of skills validation. This has been a real challenge and caused MANY companies to create byzantine tests that often created candidate stress, not real skills assessment.
Imbedding into a LinkedIn profile makes it a one-stop-shop for candidates and recruiters. I'm hopeful this works, we need it!
I'll follow this and update as it goes live.