What is an online Japanese (intermediate/B1) proficiency test?
The Japanese (intermediate/B1) test is a pre-employment skills assessment that will help you assess your candidates on their Japanese language abilities at the intermediate or B1 level on the CEFR scale.
The CEFR scale, or Common European Framework of Reference for Languages, has six levels:
• A1 – beginners level
• A2 – elementary level
• B1 – lower intermediate level
• B2 – upper intermediate level
• C1 – proficiency level
• C2 – mastery
Hiring talented individuals with B1-level Japanese isn’t always an easy task. Top candidates are snapped up quickly, so you need to act fast if you want to get the best talent.
That means you may need to change your hiring process, making it more efficient and adaptable to current market needs. Improving your hiring will help you address some of the key problems companies face when recruiting:
Limited talent pool: Most open roles attract more than 200 applications, but that doesn’t mean 200 good applicants. Many candidates use the “shotgun” approach, sending their CVs to as many companies as possible and hoping something sticks. One major issue with this is that your hiring manager needs to go through all those CVs to find a small number of suitable candidates.
Inherent hiring bias: Once the hiring manager creates the shortlist of candidates, you can’t be sure if they’re the best candidates or if they’re just a product of unconscious bias, which is a common issue in CV screening.
Dependence on CVs: Resume screening is an outdated method when it comes to assessing your candidates. Most CVs only show the hiring manager how well a candidate can write a CV, telling them little about their specific role-related skills.
Luckily, a solution to these problems does exist.