Employers hear how job applicant assessments can cut costs-Quincy Herald Whig

Posted February 03, 2012

Knapheide Manufacturing Company hosted the program on WorkKeys assessments and the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC). Vice President Jim Rubottom said assessment programs are appealing to employers who want to avoid high employee turnover among new hires…Berner Foods Inc. of Dakota, Ill., reported that in 2009 a single department there had 13 terminations that cost the company $215,000. In 2010 there were 12 terminations in the same department at a cost of $188,000. After adding NCRC and WorkKeys assessments to the hiring system, the company had only one termination in 2011, with minimal costs.