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Step One Survey
Assess the values and ethical standards of potential hires to streamline and elevate hiring decisions.

Hire the Best Candidates with our Ethical Pre-Hire Assessment Tool in Denver & Throughout Colorado

In the hiring process, it’s important to identify candidates who will be honest, contribute reliably to the workplace, and ensure the proper flow of daily activity without interruption or malfeasance. Step One Survey® is a brief pre-hire assessment and screening tool that measures an individual’s basic work-related values early in the candidate selection process. This assessment provides valid insight into an applicant’s work ethic, reliability, integrity, propensity for substance abuse, and attitudes towards theft—including the theft of property, data, and time. 

In many organizations, the Step One Survey is the first screen that all applicants must pass before proceeding to the next steps of the hiring process. By filtering candidates early in the process, this tool saves you time so that you can focus on hiring the right candidates that fuel the success of your organization.

An Hiring Assessment to Protect Your Bottom Line

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To help organizations reduce or mitigate the risk to their bottom line, the Step One Survey® provides information businesses can use to hire employees who are honest, reliable, and hardworking. It’s a solution that helps find the right people to contribute to a company’s success—not jeopardize its future.

Step One Survey Helps You:

  • Acquire valid insight early in a candidate’s selection process
  • Measure an individual’s basic work-related values
  • Assess an applicant’s work ethic, reliability, and integrity
  • Reduce the risk when hiring new candidates in a quick and cost-effective way

The process of using this assessment tool is simple: candidates receive an invitation to take the online assessment, then assessment results are scored and provided to the manager. The survey takes approximately 20 minutes to complete and all survey information is completely confidential. To streamline your hiring process, contact NewSummit to learn more about Step One Survey.

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Your Questions Answered

Is Step One Survey legally defensible?
Yes, this proven psychologically-based assessment is designed to evaluate whether or not candidates align with your company values and is a legally defensible hiring tool. Contact NewSummit to learn more.
What information does Step One Survey tell hiring managers?

This product measures attitudes regarding:

  • Personal integrity
  • Substance abuse
  • Reliability
  • Work ethic

It also provides information about a candidate’s 

  • Past employment
  • Employment-related problems
  • Illegal substance use
  • Theft of employer’s resources–money, data, property, and time
  • Computer, internet, and email abuse
How does Step One Survey work?
While pen and paper options are available, hiring managers usually administer the survey by sharing an online link with each candidate. From there, the candidate takes the online survey on their own. Once the candidate finishes the survey, the hiring manager immediately receives a notification and can view the confidential results.