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  1. What is JoinAgile Skills Testing Portal?
  2. How much does this service cost?
  3. How reliable is this Test?
  4. Is there an explanation Video?
  5. Have a question of your own?
 

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What is JoinAgile Skills Testing Portal?

This Service is designed for Professional Recruiters and Hiring Companies who want to ensure that their shortlisted candidates for Agile and Lean roles are as good as their Clients or Business requires. This especially applies to Senior Agile positions, which are much harder to fill with quality candidates.

By Senior Agile People for our dear Recruiters, with Love! :)Agile Project Management, Agile Coaching, Enterprise Transformations, Management 3.0, and Sustainable Development are complex matters that a non-specialist Recruiter or HR person would not be equipped to navigate through quickly enough to short-list the right job candidates without external assistance.

A lot of companies (usually larger corporate ones) admit being frustrated with low(er) quality candidates that are sent to them by the external Recruitment Agencies. Even having some higher skilled Agile personnel of their own, not much can be seen or gauged from reviewing forwarded Professional Resumes. A lot of candidates slip through to the Interview process - or even get hired! - just to then later reveal a much lower level of Lean and Agile knowledge and practical skills than the job requires.

This ultimately results in a major waste of everyone's time and money. It also often reflects on how the hiring company perceives professional level of the Recruitment Agency they are dealing with - if they keep sourcing candidates that clearly go through their initial filter, but are all being discarded by the Client. This doesn't help build a good Business Relationship...

Our System is created to address this exact problem - much more accurate and deeper Lean-Agile skills assessment, prepared by the people with years of experience in Agile Transformation, Management, Training and Coaching capacity.

 
How much does this service cost?

We welcome you to try this Service for FREE for 30 days. You will be able to create up to three Candidate records, and request up to five Skills Tests during your Free Trial.

Once your 30 Days Free trial expires, access to your account will be suspended, until you establish an ongoing subscription. The following subscription plans are currently on offer:

Subscription Plans, Feb 2019

Our FREE Subscription Plan still requires your expression of interest to keep using this Service once your Free Trial ends. Your rollover to Free Subscription does not happen automatically.

If you'd like any help or have further questions, please get in touch with the Founder on LinkedIn, or email us directly.

We are happy to evaluate your specific situation - or additional functional feature request perhaps? - and offer you an option that will suit your needs.

 
How reliable is this Test?

No exam or Online Test should be taken as a 100% reliable source of truth and advice on whether to hire someone or not.

We built this Testing System however to gauge what your recruitment eye usually can not.

It is one of the best Agile Skills Tests around, but you still should cross-check your observations of the Candidate.The depth and breadth of Candidate's Agile and Lean Knowledge and practical Skills (primarily tested by the ability of your Candidates to recognize common and familiar situations presented to them during our Test), which is very hard or virtually impossible to estimate if you are not a Senior Agile specialist with years of experience, donating substantial amount of their time to filter through the influx of freshly received professional Resumes...

Our Test was developed and fine-tuned over a long time, going through iterations of internal testing, involving Recruitment professionals from Australia, and fellow Agile Coaches, Agile Project and Delivery Managers, Trainers.

Having said all of the above, we believe that this is one of the hardest, most complex and relevant Tests of Lean and Agile knowledge on the market, created by the real people who have spent years in this industry and know what questions to ask, and how.

This hand-crafted custom platform is built with the basic functionality and accessibility in mind, but we are constantly improving it, to keep it relevant to the modern job market and demand. We also seek feedback from our registered Users, as our primary goal is to help them make more educated hiring decisions in regards to new Lean-Agile Job Candidates and Applicants.

 
Is there an explanation Video?

This video is available on our Registration page, but if you haven't watched it already - now might be a good time! It should tell you most of what you need to know about this Skills Testing Service.



Additionally, you might want to watch our second introduction video below, but please keep in mind that it's slightly outdated now, as the main purpose of this Service shifted away from promoting our Certification to the Skills Test itself.

It still accurately outlines the purpose of JoinAgile Skills Testing (and previously Certification) Initiative, as well as tells you about the Agile Job market situation we are effectively responding to.



 
Come back - we keep adding info to this FAQ!

Have questions of your own that you believe haven't been covered above? Please don't hesitate to contact us and ask your question, and we'll consider adding the Q/A pair to this evolving document.

 
 
 

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