An alternative to Versant: assess more than just language

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My previous employer used Versant and I couldn’t trust the results. When I switched jobs, I wanted an assessment that measures comprehension, not just language. HiringBranch was it and more!
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Hiringbranch and Versant by Pearson Differences

Versant by Pearson is an experienced education company offering english proficiency testing. While excellent for candidate prep, this test lacks job context and soft skills evaluation. HiringBranch combines language and soft skills testing inside job mock scenarios - plus scenarios are open-ended tasks for 4X more reliable results than Versant’s multiple choice questions.
Assessment library
Tailored for every company - limitless
Soft skills
Language proficiency skills
AI-powered open-ended questions
4X more reliable than multiple choice
Legacy multiple-choice
Dedicated to customer-facing role skills
Not role specific
Dedicated success manager
includes monthly meetings
Performance benchmarks
Skills intelligence warehouse
Skills intelligence analyst services
Custom user permissions
Candidate live chat support
SOC 2 Type II-certified
Type 1 

Type 2 coming soon
No-risk pilot
All-in-one assessment
Skills gap trainings
Language and education
SSO (Single Sign-on)
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why hiringbranch

Reasons companies choose HiringBranch over Versant

HiringBranch delivers better results

Recruiters prefer the quality of candidates passing the HiringBranch assessment. They get a 99% accurate view of which applicants have the specific skills required to be successful.

White-glove, nimble service

Get dedicated customer success and researchers working for you. A team will tailor and optimize your assessments, analyze skills data intelligence and collaborate on your business needs.

Modern candidate experience

Candidates expect mobile and they expect it to look good. As an extension of your brand, our sleek assessment and live chat support for candidates see 90%+ completion rates.
A note on price

Transparent pricing

No hidden fees. Simple volume pricing. Get a tailored assessment, service and performance improvement guaranteed.
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Risk-free pilot

Prove out HiringBranch before making a decision that impacts your hiring process. Test on a batch of candidates and prove ROI.
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Versant doesn’t do skills. Skills plus language is the key to better hiring.

Language alone is not enough to hire on and pyschometric tests are long leading to candidate drop off. HiringBranch assesses all employability skills for contact center roles in-one-go. Performance improvement guaranteed.

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