HR Avatar

HR software for pre-employment tests

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HR Avatar Overview

What is HR Avatar?

HR Avatar Pre-Employment Tests help businesses to identify the best candidates for a role by providing them with pre-hire employment tests to send out. The software is suitable for business of all sizes and can be deployed either in the cloud or on premise.

All tests in HR Avatar are designed in detail for specific jobs and are configured to accurately measure all the parameters required to contribute successfully to that job. All competencies and their significance are prepared through proper research specified in the Occupational Information Network dataset of the US Government.

HR Avatar tests measure candidates according to critical parameters such as work history, skills, knowledge, simulated job tasks, and cognitive ability. The tests are animated and include sections that judge real workplace situations along with an animated host for guiding the job applicants. Hence, prospective candidates find it like an actual job and enjoy the overall test process. The Test Score report features a 5-star rating score system along with numeric scores.

We offer Pay-Per-Result pricing, in which you purchase Result Credits online. A Result Credit allows you to test one candidate in one sitting using any test in our catalog. We also offer unlimited plans based on company size, and special pricing for recruitment firms and educational/non-profit institutions. Please contact us for a quote if any of these apply.

We offer a 14-day free trial that includes everything you need to test and interview 2 candidates. HR Avatar can be integrated with users' existing hiring applications and tools.

HR Avatar Overview

Pricing

Starting from
US$45,00

Pricing options

Free Trial
One Time License
Subscription
Value for money

$45 / Pay-Per-Result (volume discounts available)
Unlimited Testing Plans (please contact us)


HR Avatar Features

Devices
Business size
S M L
Markets
United States
Supported Languages
English

Media

Compare and sort job applicants by job or test score.
Receive an email and text notification for candidate results with competency details and an interview guide of candidates.
Animated simulations measure attention to detail and problem solving skills. Test takers find it engaging and fun!
Job applicants complete an engaging simulation test, set in a work environment.
View detailed test information including a sample test report, and send the test to a job applicant with a simple click.
Conduct live video interviews and record scores and comments in real time.
Access and search our catalog of over 200 job-specific tests.
HR Avatar is so easy to use. Simply search for a test, send the link to the candidate, and review the results.
Competency summary of job applicants.
HR Avatar video HR Avatar screenshot: Compare and sort job applicants by job or test score. HR Avatar screenshot: Receive an email and text notification for candidate results with competency details and an interview guide of candidates. HR Avatar screenshot: Animated simulations measure attention to detail and problem solving skills. Test takers find it engaging and fun! HR Avatar screenshot: Job applicants complete an engaging simulation test, set in a work environment. HR Avatar screenshot: View detailed test information including a sample test report, and send the test to a job applicant with a simple click. HR Avatar screenshot: Conduct live video interviews and record scores and comments in real time. HR Avatar screenshot: Access and search our catalog of over 200 job-specific tests. HR Avatar screenshot: HR Avatar is so easy to use. Simply search for a test, send the link to the candidate, and review the results. HR Avatar screenshot: Competency summary of job applicants.

HR Avatar Reviews

HR Avatar Reviews

Overall rating
4,6
/
5
Excellent
48

Very good
15

Average
3

Poor
1

Terrible
1

Value for Money
4,5
Features
4,5
Ease of Use
4,6
Customer Support
4,8
93% recommended this app
Todd B.

HR Avatar

Last year, I issued a few hundred candidate assessments; only one of them experienced an issue. Compared to other services, HR Avatar increased my efficient and significantly reduced inefficiency so that I could focus on my team while handling onboarding tasks.

Anytime I have ever needed assistance, the Support Team at HR Avatar has always provided a prompt response to address the question, concern, or general feedback submitted.


Glenn S.

Great Hiring Resource!

Overall I really love th HR Avatar software. We currently just use it for the Pre-Hire Personality assessments, but are looking to use it for many other positions that we hire for. It has been a great resource for our hiring managers giving them the ability to identify good candidates faster!


Rob L.

No more boring assessments for US!

We love it! We will perpetually budget for this as long as it serves our purpose.


Seema B.

Mixed Reviews


John H.

Solid Pre-Interview Assessment


Todd B.
Industry: Telecommunications
Company size: 11-50 Employees

HR Avatar

Used Daily for 1+ year
Reviewed on 2019/11/13
Review Source: Capterra

Last year, I issued a few hundred candidate assessments; only one of them experienced an issue. Compared to other services, HR Avatar increased my efficient and significantly reduced inefficiency so that I could focus on my team while handling onboarding tasks.

Anytime I have ever needed assistance, the Support Team at HR Avatar has always provided a prompt response to address the question, concern, or general feedback submitted.

Pros

The software is generally easy to use. I take advantage of the Assessment Battery function to create a bundle of pre-employment tests into a single issuance.

Cons

There really is nothing that I do not like about this software. Though, if I had a wish, it would be to enable the ability to limit completion via mobile and tablet devices.

Response from HR Avatar

Thank you for your review, Todd! Do you mean that you would like to require completion on non-mobile devices or on small screen devices? That's something we have wrestled with recently. We would appreciate your thoughts.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Glenn S.
Industry: Retail
Company size: 501-1 000 Employees

Great Hiring Resource!

Used Daily for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2019/11/18
Review Source: Capterra

Overall I really love th HR Avatar software. We currently just use it for the Pre-Hire Personality assessments, but are looking to use it for many other positions that we hire for. It has been a great resource for our hiring managers giving them the ability to identify good candidates faster!

Pros

I love how easy it is to view the applicants test results. It has a summary page that breaks down each competency and even goes into details. Very easy to read and navigate through. I also the animations before each test is given to each of our applicants. Great way to engage them before the test is taken.

Cons

I do not like how we cannot integrate the test into our current ATS. We currently use Saba Jobvite and I can automate the test link for applicants, but the data cannot be put into our ATS. We must get it from the HR Avatar site.

Response from HR Avatar

Thank you for your review, Glenn! We will be happy to investigate integration with Jobvite. We will be in touch!

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Rob L.
Industry: Staffing & Recruiting
Company size: 11-50 Employees

No more boring assessments for US!

Used Monthly for 1-5 months
Reviewed on 2020/09/14
Review Source: Capterra

We love it! We will perpetually budget for this as long as it serves our purpose.

Pros

We came from using Total Testing. This Integration with our current business process went uninterrupted. Candidates are more engaged and this is very in-line with our fun and results-driven company theme. We're able to gauge candidates' skills and qualifications a lot better using the data and analytics provided. Whenever there's been an issue (only two historically), they were responsive, literally within minutes, and delivered positive results in record time. Highly recommend!

Cons

Well, you gotta face it, it's a piece of technology. So, with that, you're gonna have one or two hick-ups now and again. Too many, sure, it's a waste of time and money. But we have not had an issue since using it that did not get immediate attention in MINUTES.

Response from HR Avatar

Hi, Rob! Thank you for your review. It's great to hear that our software made testing more engaging for your candidates, and we are glad that it's a good fit for your company's business model.

Rating breakdown

Value for Money
Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 10.0/10

Seema B.
Industry: Professional Training & Coaching
Company size: 11-50 Employees

Mixed Reviews

Used Other for Free Trial
Reviewed on 2019/11/25
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

I like the questions asked when i sampled it as it was business scenarios but also tested the areas of interest (i.e. critical thinking, analytical, problem solving etc). This is why I chose it over the other platforms. It has business questions versus abstract questions.

Cons

The HR Avatars slowed it down and I'm not sure if it added any significant value. I found it to be feeling less professional and more like a kids game. But the first few questions asked were good as far as i could tell by doing the test myself. The biggest issue i have is that there are no sample questions in all the areas they test in order for me to determine if this is good test for what i need. The only way to do this is I had to take the test myself. Unfortunately I didn't have 45 minutes in my day to finish it so I had to waste a test. When i had my candidate complete it, the candidate did not do well in one particular area which we found very surprising given how well the candidate did in the interview in this exact area. When I asked for some sample questions or just key concepts tested for, I was advised by customer service they couldn't do anything for me and couldn't provide me with any additional information. Therefore, I cannot verify the relevance and validity of the questions asked. I advised the customer service rep that this would deter me from buying again and I never received a response. The only way i can consider using it again is if i pay for a test and take it myself fully to determine if it is a good test for the job I am recruiting for. I likely won't be doing that and will need to find another provider.

Response from HR Avatar

Thank you, Seema, for the candid feedback. Unfortunately, we don't routinely share individual questions for our assessments, and we doubt that any reputable provider does so. We do, however, share the competencies measured on our website, and we often work with customers to help them understand exactly what is measured in each competency. We are sorry you did not have a good experience with our customer service representative and will take action to prevent that from happening again. We would love to have a second chance to earn your business.

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use
Customer Support

Likelihood to recommend: 7.0/10

John H.
Industry: Nonprofit Organization Management
Company size: 51-200 Employees

Solid Pre-Interview Assessment

Used Other for 6-12 months
Reviewed on 2019/11/13
Review Source: Capterra

Pros

The way that it challenges/assesses candidates skills differently from any other pre-employment test. The situations it takes you through are outstanding and it truly gives them a brief look into what they'll be getting into if they're hired.

Cons

With any of these pre-employment tests, there's always a point where you have to take the results with a grain of salt. That individual may have been under high stress when taking the assessment, could have been rushed by an emergency, or any other outside factors. So, overall, there isn't anything I have to complain about this specific software for HR Avatar.

Response from HR Avatar

Totally agree. We always recommend that assessment scores are used in conjunction with other evaluation methods, like interviews and references. Never use any single method exclusively because none are perfect. Thank you for your review!

Rating breakdown

Ease of Use

Likelihood to recommend: 9.0/10

User recommendation
8,9/10
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HR Avatar Pricing

HR Avatar Pricing

Starting from
US$45,00
Free Trial
One Time License
Subscription
Value for money

$45 / Pay-Per-Result (volume discounts available)
Unlimited Testing Plans (please contact us)

$45 / Pay-Per-Result (volume discounts available)
Unlimited Testing Plans (please contact us)

Value for Money
4,5/5
Based on 68 user ratings
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HR Avatar Features

HR Avatar Features

API
Activity Dashboard
Activity Tracking
Applicant Tracking
Automatic Notifications
Customizable Branding
Customizable Reporting
Data Import/Export
Employee Database
Employee Management
Employee Onboarding
Employee Portal
Employee Self Service
Performance Management
Real Time Reporting
Recruitment Management
Reminders
Reporting & Statistics
Self Service Portal
Third Party Integration
Features
4,5/5
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Additional information for HR Avatar

Additional information for HR Avatar

Key features of HR Avatar

  • Applicant tracking
  • Automatically send post-test email to the candidate
  • Candidate ranking by scores
  • Designed to support customization
  • Develop new assessments
  • Engaging and polished interface
  • Integrate with existing hiring process and tools
  • Large test catalog
  • Numeric score and 5-star rating score
  • Recruiting management
  • Review comments on any test
  • Set user access and permission levels
  • Support corporate branding
  • Volume discounts
  • Workforce management

Benefits

• Tests use a whole-person approach (recommended by the U.S. Dept of Labor) to provide a better, more reliable overall measure.

• No more guessing about what kind of test you need. Each test includes measures of cognitive abilities, skills, personality, behavior and emotional intelligence.

• Test immerse candidates in simulations of job-related tasks to get a better and more fair overall measure.

• Immersing job canididates in HR Avatar simulation-based tests results in a more positive candidate experience: 92% of HR Avatar test-takers complete their tests, compared with the 75% industry average.

• Our online system works on mobile devices so you and your applicants can keep the process moving, no matter where you are.

• The detailed report helps you in the interview with expert probing questions, tailored for each candidate.

HR Avatar FAQs

HR Avatar FAQs

Below are some frequently asked questions for HR Avatar.

Q. What type of pricing plans does HR Avatar offer?

HR Avatar offers the following pricing plans:

Starting from: US$45,00

Pricing model: One Time License, Subscription

Free Trial: Available

$45 / Pay-Per-Result (volume discounts available) Unlimited Testing Plans (please contact us)

Q. What are the main features of HR Avatar?

HR Avatar offers the following features:

  • Applicant tracking
  • Automatically send post-test email to the candidate
  • Candidate ranking by scores
  • Designed to support customization
  • Develop new assessments
  • Engaging and polished interface
  • Integrate with existing hiring process and tools
  • Large test catalog
  • Numeric score and 5-star rating score
  • Recruiting management
  • Review comments on any test
  • Set user access and permission levels
  • Support corporate branding
  • Volume discounts
  • Workforce management

Q. Who are the typical users of HR Avatar?

HR Avatar has the following typical customers:

Small Business, Large Enterprises, Public Administrations, Non Profit, Mid Size Business

Q. What languages does HR Avatar support?

HR Avatar supports the following languages:

English

Q. What type of pricing plans does HR Avatar offer?

HR Avatar has the following pricing plans:

One Time License, Subscription

Q. Does HR Avatar support mobile devices?

We do not have any information about what devices HR Avatar supports

Q. What other apps does HR Avatar integrate with?

HR Avatar integrates with the following applications:

ADP Workforce Now, EMERGE Background Checks, iCIMS Recruit

Q. What level of support does HR Avatar offer?

HR Avatar offers the following support options:

FAQs, Forum, Knowledge Base, Online Support, Phone Support, Video Tutorials