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Welcome to VMBhits
VMBhits is an online facility for testing the insurance knowledge and assessing the skills necessary to perform in a modern insurance environment.  By using VMBhits to test your prospective and current employees, you can save time and -- most importantly -- the expense of making a wrong hire.

The service is named Hiring in Insurance Testing Service (HITS) and has been developed by Virginia Bates of VMB Associates. We deliver a simple solution for administering these tests.  Scoring and delivery of the results are straightforward and easy-to-use.  The primary goal of VMBhits is to provide you with an objective assessment of your applicants' insurance knowledge to help you make informed hiring decisions.  VMBhits also can be used for testing current employees when considering promotions and determining the subjects in which an employee requires further training.

Click here to register with us so that you will be ready to quickly administer tests when the need arises.  While registering you can subscribe to notices of new tests and features as they become available -- just be sure to leave "OK to email" selected when you register.


NEW in VMBhits: The ProfileXT®

Are you tired of hiring or promoting the wrong person? Or not getting the best out of your existing staff? Is employee turnover costing you too much time, money and lost opportunity? If so, we can help you take the guesswork out of managing your workforce and we have the solution for you.


Virginia Bates and all of us at VMBhits are excited to announce a new service offering on our site. Beginning in December, we will begin directly administering the top-of-the-line psychometric profiling assessment on behalf of Virginia’s clients and VMBhits customers. The assessment service, based on the ProfileXT® from Profiles International, is delivered with our expert HR consulting and is based on Virginia’s knowledge and expertise in assessing just the right skills and psychological strengths needed from the individuals in your enterprise.


The ProfileXT® is a multi-purpose,“Total Person” employee assessment that measures how well an individual fits specific jobs in your organization and the results can be used during the pre-employment, training or succession planning stages. The ProfileXT® is customizable to fit your company’s corporate strategy or culture and peak job performance models can be developed by company, position, manager or geography.


The most valuable feature of the ProfileXT® is its Job Matchfunction which can be used as a pre-hire tool to identify the best matched candidate for a particular job. In other words, this tool analyzes a person’s job-related attributes and compares them to qualities required to perform successfully in a particular job. A study published in the Harvard Business Review concluded that Job Match more accurately predicts job success than any of the commonly accepted factors, such as education, experience, or job training. Successfully matching individuals with the job that is right for them increases productivity and job satisfaction and reduces stress, miscommunication, poor performance and costly employee turnover. The ProfileXT® reports help you and your managers to interview and select people who have the highest probability of success in a role and provide practical recommendations for coaching them to maximum performance based on their individual assessment.


These key job match patterns for the insurance industry have been built and approved by Virginia Bates based on her decades of management experience in the field.  She has carefully tailored them to reflect the best fit of personality traits you should seek in candidates for all of your staffing positions.


The mix of VMBhits knowledge and skills testing along with the insight of the ProfileXT® reports and consulting services will instill confidence in your managers as they select, develop, train and promote the employees who are the key to your company’s success. 

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