Rating is a feature inside the Byteboard skills report that provides a top-level evaluation of a candidate’s performance on a Byteboard interview. This article explains Byteboard’s 4-point rating scale. Note, ratings are available for all candidates.
Importance of ratings
For a recruiters and hiring managers, it is helpful to make hiring decisions based on a consistent and fair rating system. You will receive a rating for all candidates which aids in objectively evaluating a candidate and answering the question “how likely is this candidate to succeed in this role”?
All Byteboard candidate’s receive one of the following top-level ratings:
- Leaning Strong
- Needs Improvement
View ratings inside candidate skills report
- To view your candidate’s rating, open the Candidate Skills Report.
- Rating will be available under the SUMMARY section of the Skills Report
- Each rating will be accompanied with a recommendation on next steps.
How to interpret ratings
Ratings are a better, quicker way to look at a candidate’s performance and inform next steps in hiring process which will reduce time to hire. Below is a general heuristic or rule of thumb for how to proceed with candidates based on ratings.
You can learn more about rating calibration and distribution via the following: