“”
Digital Transformation
News

Meet Willow: Intelligent Voice Analysis

published by
July 12, 2021
Find out more
Meet Willow: Intelligent Voice Analysis

We're thrilled to introduce Willow, our intelligent voice analysis engine. Built right into the HiringBranch platform, Willow evaluates learners' spoken English skillsinstantly and automatically.With Willow you canautomate and improve recruitment testing and training processes toboost customer satisfaction. With Willow, you'll have the tool you need.

Why Willow?

Consistent scoring

Complement your team with automated, consistent scoring. Willow is trained withtens of thousands of recordings, so you get accurate, reliable scores every time.

Broad analysis

Willow checks more than 100 features of speech on every learner recording. Scores are based on:

  • pronunciation features, like vowel and consonant accuracy
  • grammar, like word order and omission
  • fluency features, like word repetition, pauses and duration
  • other features, such as loudness

As strict as you want it

Everyone has an accent. We think the goal is clearly spoken English that people can easily understand. With a strict, medium and lax setting, you can tune the engine exactly to your liking.

What you can do with Willow

Build custom exercises to target and score almost any spoken English word or phrase. Our new engine works seamlessly with the HiringBranch platform.

Improve pronunciation accuracy

Practice Englishwords and phrases, even technical terminology, like Validate the vulnerability assessment. With a score over 80%, you're doing great.

LearningBranch Willow: Practice pronunciation example

Check word choice

Check for the right vocabulary. Build the testing and training modules to target specific requirements.

LearningBranch Willow: Choose the correct word example

Tongue twisters

Our clients are getting great results testing pronunciation using tongue twisters. It's fun and challenging addition to a test.

LearningBranch Willow: Tongue Twister example

Soft skills evaluation

Test soft skills with set phrases, like receiving feedback. Willow checks the learner's recording against the target phrase and returns a score.

LearningBranch Willow: Soft Skills evaluation example

Keep an eye on the Knowledge Base for new articles on how to make Willow work for you.

Banner image credit: Alan Clarke/Flickr

Does SHL guarantee a performance improvement?

We do. Gone are the days of guessing skills in an interview. Rely on technology do it for you with 99% accuracy and boost your hire quality, guranteed.

Book a demo
Some of our happy customers
New Report

Skills-Based Performance Report: AI Edition

Download report

Download our exclusive 2023 performance report

Forget moving one pre-hire metric, this is never-seen-before data on what the HiringBranch assessment is capable of AFTER THE HIRE.