IKM vs Adaface

What is Adaface?

Adaface helps you identify the top candidates for all your tech roles and save crucial engineering time by screening candidates with 750+ custom assessments for on-the-job skills (all programming languages, frameworks, aptitude). Top candidates prefer Adaface because our bot, Ada has a friendly chat involving relevant code challenges with them as opposed to asking trick questions on a test.

What is IKM?

IKM provides knowledge measurement solutions and services including assessments, certifications, software applications and consulting services.

USP of Adaface: Custom assessments for each role

Every job description is different and requires a personalized test to identify top candidates efficiently. Adaface subject matter experts understand your job description and create a technical assessment from our questions library of 5000+ questions to help you shortlist the most qualified candidates for any particular role. Adaface focuses on technical (software engineering, data science, devops, analytics) and aptitude based assessments.

IKM provides off-the-shelf assessments for all industries, including IT, Sales, Project Management, Computer Literacy, MS Office, Clerical, Legal, Accounting, Retail Sales, Call Center etc. They offer over 1000 off-the-shelf assessments solutions for both pre and post hire. IKM's online or proctored (supervised) assessments include knowledge measurement tests, skill tests, attitude tests and aptitude tests.

Feature wise comparison of IKM and Adaface

Skills assessment

Feature Adaface IKM
Coding tests Limited
No. of programming languages supported 32 15
No. of IT skill tests 700+ 380+
Aptitude assessments
Non-IT tests (Clerical, Legal, Accounting, Retail Sales)
Adaptive assessments
Custom assessments (built by experts) -
Premium questions -

Candidate friendly features

Feature Adaface IKM
Candidate engagement -
Company FAQs -
Fully customizable email templates -
Rejection emails -

Anti-plagiarism suite

Feature Adaface IKM
Web proctoring
Video proctoring
Social listening for task leaks -
Plagiarism detection Limited

Reporting and Analytics

Feature Adaface IKM
Easy to share reports and scorecards
Exportable/ downloadable scorecards
Benchmarking of candidates -
Recruiting analytics

Ease of use

Feature Adaface IKM
Share public link to invite candidates -
Cancel unused invites -
ATS integrations
API integrations -
Share public link to invite candidates -
Internationalization
Candidate pipeline management

Enterprise friendly

Feature Adaface IKM
White-labelling options -
Custom branding -
Chatbot support -
User, role and access management
Campus hiring support -
Dedicated account manager
EEOC compliant
GDPR compliant

Comparing candidate candidate sentiment for IKM and Adaface

Candidate sentiment for IKM

A simple google search reflects the candidate sentiment for traditional skills assessment solutions

Candidate sentiment for IKM
Candidate sentiment for IKM
Candidate sentiment for IKM

Candidate sentiment for Adaface

Why some of our recent customers have moved from IKM to Adaface:

We noticed that some candidates who we expected would be really good engineers were failing IKM's assessments, and we got negative feedback from our clients about some of the candidates who had done really well on IKM's assessments. We feel that we cannot rely on the scores on the assessments to decide which candidate profiles to share with our clients. So we're exploring other solutions in the market, and the results we are seeing with Adaface's pilot seem promising.

- Recruitment Manager (IT) @ Fortune 500 staffing company (Singapore office)
We feel that IKM's assessments are not reflective of the day to day work of a developer. It is good to check their knowledge of theoretical concepts, but we want to see more synergy between the test and what they are going to be doing day-to-day.

- Tech startup (250+ employees, US)