There are four sequential steps to designing a job assessment: job analysis, hiring situation analysis, assessment content development, and assessment validation.

Job Analysis

Job analysis identifies what to assess. It begins by asking:

Hiring Situation

Evaluating the hiring situation adds real-world constraints to the assessment and considers tradeoffs between the desires of candidates and hiring managers.

Assessment Content

Determine how to assess candidates.

Validation

Validation asks two core questions about the job assessment: