TestGorilla vs HR Avatar

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TestGorilla vs HR Avatar

Both TestGorilla and HR Avatar are pre-employment screening services that allow companies to improve their hiring process. While some features are similar (such as test recommendations for each job role, the ability to create your own custom tests, mobile-friendly, tests developed by experts in each field (testpreneurs) that share in the success of tests), there are major differences that make TestGorilla stand out. This page is to help you decide if TestGorilla is the best choice for you.

What makes TestGorilla different from HR Avatar

Find skilled developers, fast

Find skilled developers, fast
Custom coding questions, coding challenges, language-specific tests and more make it easy to zero in on top talent.

A new way to interview: video

A new way to interview
Custom video questions let you get to know candidates on a deeper level—and in less time than a traditional interview.

Detailed reports and analytics

Detailed reports and analytics
Scoring benchmarks, easy-to-read overviews, personal ratings and more let you quickly compare your best candidates.

Workplace-friendly design

Workplace-friendly design
We offer extensive ATS integration, multiple users, easy file-sharing and other features that make teamwork a breeze.

Surprisingly simple

Surprisingly simple
Easily build and customize your assessment, then invite candidates in just a few clicks.

customized branding

Add a personal touch
Add your company logo, custom color theme, intro video, personalized email invites and more.

Feature comparison TestGorilla vs HR Avatar

Test library
· Cognitive ability tests
· Situational judgment tests
· Job-specific tests
· Software tests
· Programming tests (incl. coding challenges)
· Language tests
· Personality tests
· Culture add test
· Motivation test
· Typing testYes
· Your own custom tests
· Custom questions (with various question types)
· Test recommendations for each job role
· Multiple tests in each assessment
· Assessment templates
Functionality to hire developers
· Coding languagesJavaScript, Java, Python, PHP, C, C#, C++, SQL, Kotlin, Ruby, Typescript, Go, R, Scala and Swift
· Web development frameworks
· Mobile development frameworks
· Algorithmic thinking challenges
· Debugging challenges
· Language-specific concept challenges
· Your own custom coding challenges
· Code playback function
· Code originality checkRelease in 2023
· Automated scoring
· Live peer coding
Video interviews
· One-way video interview
· Custom video questions per assessment20
· Candidate's recording attempts per question3
· Restrict maximum answer length3 Options: 30 sec, 60 sec, 2 min
· Recording and playback on any device
· Rate and comment on video answers
· Live video interview
Candidate experience & company branding
· Your company's intro or outro video
· Assessments branded with your company logo and color
· Customizable invitation and rejection emails
· No login required for candidates
· Mobile-friendly
· Help and support for your candidates
· Typical assessment length30-60 minutes
· Knockout questions prior to assessment
Enterprise / start-up friendly
· ATS integration
· Multiple users and role-based rights management
· GDPR compliantYes
· Multiple candidate invitation options
· Public links for each candidate source
· Track candidate stages from invited to hired
· Enable anonymous candidate data for bias-free recruitingRelease in 2023
· Chrome Extension to invite candidates directly from LinkedInRelease in 2024
· White labelingRelease in 2024
· API accessYes
Quality control
· Proprietary algorithms that continuously improve quality of each test
· Extensive quality check before tests go live28 Step process incl. peer reviews, sample testing, copywriters, review by phsychometrician, and more)
· Questions automatically replaced after reaching exposure limitYes, after 10,000 times
· Customer feedback used to improve tests
· Test-taker feedback used to improve tests
Anti-cheating measures
· IP address logging (to avoid multiple attempts by the same candidate)
· Logging of candidate location
· Webcam snapshots (with option to turn on/off)
· Full-screen mode detection (to avoid research during test)
· AI proctoring: voice detection, face recognition, object recognitionFrom 2024
· Randomized questions per test
· Large question pool for each testYes, 100+
· Questions and answers not visible to employers to protect test integrity
· Time limit on testsYes, typically 10 minutes (making it virtually impossible to look anything up and finish on time)
· Mouse tracking
· Copy-paste disabled
Reporting and analytics
· PDF and CSV reports of assessments and individual candidates
· Comprehensive overview for all current and past candidates
· Scoring benchmarks for candidates (including percentile rank scoring)
· Add your ratings and personal notes for candidates
· Reporting by candidate source
· Candidate anonymization
· Detailed funnel and candidate analyticsRelease in 2023
Customer support
· Live chat
· Help & Inspiration Center
· Email support
· Training & onboarding tour
· Phone assistance

All information on competitor features is taken from the service’s website and is current as of September 2020. Some information may have changed since this page was published. Please contact us via email at hello@testgorilla.com to report any changes.

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