Selection Assessment Methods Selection Assessment Methods: A guide to implementing formal assessments to build a high-quality workforce Organizations compete fiercely for top talent and many invest enormous resources in attracting the best candidates. Yet, when it comes to actually assessing the candidates to determine which will perform well, many organizations fail to use scientifically-proven assessment methods. Such assessments have been shown to result in significant bottom-line savings and productivity increases. This guide provides an overview of the various options available and helps you to select assessment tools appropriate for your organization. Click here to download your free report in pdf. The SHRM Foundation Effective Practice Guidelines series makes research findings easily accessible to HR practitioners. The reports provide practical, research-based guidelines for implementing effective HR practices in your organization. These reports are made possible by your generous tax-deductible donations to the SHRM Foundation.