TAM - Creating and Evaluating Open Ended Questions

GENERAL DESCRIPTION: Open Ended Screening Questions (Essay Questions) can be used in screening during an application. Once the question has been added to the screening criteria when creating a Job Opening, evaluators must be assigned as those who will be reviewing the answers provided by the applicants.

PROCESS CONSIDERATIONS:
  • Open Ended Screening Questions are included in the Screening Question Library in TAM and are available for selection similar to other screening questions.
  • Only the assigned evaluators can award an applicant points for the answer.
  • Evaluators do not see identifying information about applicants.



PROCEDURE STEPS:

Setting Up Open Ended Questions

  1. Navigation: Manage Job Openings > Screening

  2. Click Add Screening Question

  3. Select the Open Ended Question from the list

  4. Select the Enter Evaluators hyperlink

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  5. Enter the Empl IDs of the individuals who will be evaluating the applicant's responses
    NOTE: click the plus sign to add additional evaluators

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group61/69847/9.2openendedaddevaluators.jpg

  6. Complete the steps to place the open ended question in an applicant screening and assign maximum points, see KB TAM - Create Job Opening(s)

Evaluating Open Ended Question Responses

After an applicant has submitted an application with an open ended question, an email will be sent to the evaluators
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  1. Navigation: Self Service > Recruiting > Evaluate Open Ended Questions

  2. Click on the Reference Number of the Open Ended Question to evaluate

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  3. Review the applicant's answer

  4. Enter Evaluation Points in the bottom right.
    NOTE: The Maximum Points appear in the bottom left

  5. Click Submit to record the evaluation score
    NOTE: Clicking Save allows the evaluator to review the response again, however the score is not recorded until Submit is selected.

    https://kb.wisc.edu/images/group61/69847/9.2openendedquestionpoints.jpg

  6. Once a score has been submitted it will be removed from your list.


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Keywords:TAM   Doc ID:69847
Owner:Sheila W.Group:Human Resource System (HRS)
Created:2017-01-09 16:30 CDTUpdated:2017-02-27 10:33 CDT
Sites:Human Resource System (HRS)
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