Soft skills are looking to be the most important trend within the HR realm, at least according to LinkedIn's 2019 Global Talent Trends.
Almost 95 percent of talent professionals in India prioritised soft skills, putting the country to the third position globally where this trend is going to be critical while hiring.
And nTalents, started by three college friends -- Mayank Sharma, Deepika Anu, and Varun Narula --works to help companies hire the right candidates based on their soft skills; aka their psychological and cognitive profile.
In this video interview with YourStory, the Co-founders of nTalents explain how the startup’s talent management tool helps candidates navigate job-specific scenarios in a gamified environment and explain or demonstrate what they would do in those circumstances.
The algorithm churns out hundreds of candidate data points like facial expressions, words used, tone and inflexion of voice, micro-gestures, digital behaviour and in-game decision making to deliver behavioural assessments, which the founders claim is with “unparalleled accuracy against any conventional, non-technology-driven process”.
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