Recruiting and Staffing Companies

Our Recruiting and Staffing Solution helps modern talent teams identify qualified candidates at scale that align with their unique roles and culture.

Personalized assessments

HR teams at recruiting and staffing firms need an efficient hiring process that identifies candidates at all job levels that align with both the role and company culture.

HighMatch’s personalized assessment solution includes independently validated measures that can assess a candidate’s for only those specific qualities that matter most in the role, using your preferred language.

Industry Snapshot

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Industry expertise

The recruiting and staffing industry has weathered several turbulent few years, with the pendulum swinging from talent shortages to an overabundance of talent, and then back again – all in a short span of time. 

HighMatch has 15+ years experience partnering with recruiting and staffing firms. Our workplace psychologists know the qualities that influence success, and can build personalized assessments to identify candidates who align best with a variety of roles.

Measure anything, at any stage

HighMatch has a full suite of content capabilities, enabling our team to approach each role differently.

Our personalization process identifies those capabilities we need to employ to measure what matters most.

Each content capability is made up of independently validated measures that can be used in any combination and at any stage of the hiring process.

We Understand

Recruiting & Staffing

Given how critical relationships are in this industry and how competitive the landscape has become, there’s no room for mistakes when it comes to finding the right candidates.

We have over two decades helping our recruiting and staffing clients filter applicants and identify quality candidates for some of the most popular roles that exceed performance targets and align well with a client’s culture.

Our partners use us for:

  • Competitive Differentiation: HighMatch data is used by agencies as a way of differentiating their Search experience from others

  • Candidate Validation: HighMatch data provides independent, qualitative validation of a candidate’s fit for a given role

  • Interview Guides: Our Guides help you get to know your candidate’s personality and abilities before you share with clients

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Personality Traits

There are a number of personality traits that often align with success at recruiting & staffing firms, and are frequently requested by our clients..

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  • Adaptability/Flexibility: being open to change in the workplace

  • Attention to Detail: being careful and thorough in completing tasks

  • Cooperation: being pleasant with others on the job

  • Dependability: being reliable, responsible and fulfilling obligations

  • Initiative: a willingness to take on responsibilities

  • Persistence: persistence in the face of obstacles

HighMatch dashboards

HighMatch dashboards are highly personalized, from the competencies reported on to sections, measures, ranges and targets ~ even the look and feel can be tailored to your needs.

Features include:

  • Single Score: a single roll-up performance score
  • Custom Ranges: flexible, client-defined score ranges
  • Topic Scores: tailored topic scores for key sections
  • Answers Tab: easily review answers to questions
  • Action Tabs: email or call applicants with one click
  • Interview Guides: tailored question prompts
  • Development: recommendations for improvement

All content shown for each measure across all sections can be tailored to your needs, using your preferred language.

see a sample report
HighMatch Sample Candidate Report

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Cognitive Abilities

While not as exhaustive a list as personality traits, there are also several cognitive abilities that often align with success in recruiting and staffing firms.

Don’t see a trait you want to measure?
Connect with a Product Specialist today to learn how we can measure and report on any singular trait or ability you believe equate to success.


  • Spatial Visualization: Measures a candidate’s ability to hold, manipulate, and think about three dimensions in one’s mind

  • Numerical Reasoning: Measures a candidate’s numerical aptitude and their ability to interpret, analyze, calculate, and draw conclusions using numbers and data sets

  • Logical Problem Solving: Measures a candidate’s ability to draw accurate conclusions based on their observations and experiences
5 Star Rating

“A metrics-based approach helps us engage new clients who want a high level of expertise when they hire. We have used the HighMatch assessment over 10,000 times, and it’s amazing how accurate it is.”



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Recruiting & Staffing Skills

We approach skills testing differently than everyone else. HighMatch skills tests, powered by our modern, testing engine, are short and candidate-friendly.

They are also highly personalized, compiled by our team of workplace psychologists from a pool of components and tailored to measure what matters most in the role.

Skills testing is an important piece of the puzzle, however it’s rarely the whole solution. Our clients couple skills testing with other components to ensure they are getting the full picture of a candidate.

relevant skills tests:

  • Microsoft Excel: A quick, mobile-friendly assessment designed to test a candidate’s knowledge of MS Excel

  • Microsoft PowerPoint: A fast, mobile assessment that tests a candidate’s knowledge of MS PowerPoint

  • Computer Literacy: This fast, mobile-friendly test assesses candidate’s understanding of basic computer use.

For larger organizations, HighMatch can also quickly create short, personalized and mobile-first skills tests covering topics like Social Media Proficiency and Recruiting Fundamentals, all powered by our modern, mobile-first assessment engine and tailored to your roles.

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