Do longer assessments mean higher applicant dropout?
Recent Shaker research shines a light on long-held assumptions that shorter assessments mean higher completion rates. According to the data, assessment length is not a driver of candidate dropout, so shortening your assessment may not be buying you what you think it is.
Shaker's study used data from nearly a quarter of a million job-seekers from within 69 selection systems to challenge popular notions talent acquisition professionals have about how assessment length is related to the likelihood of candidates to leave an assessment incomplete. The study concluded that setting expectations about the length of the assessment is the biggest influencer on dropout behavior.
Read the published results of the study to find out what actually motivates early candidate dropout and the variables that improve completion rates.