The NFL Combine has a special place in the minds of all team scouts and officials. It gives them a chance to observe players and see how the measurables compare to the other top-tier talent at their position, and it demonstrates the intangibles that prove their readiness for the next level.
It's one thing to watch old game tape. It's quite another thing to grab a stopwatch and clock how fast a guy can shuffle down a 40-yard stretch.
In this sense, some in-person drills could be an interesting way for companies to fill up their ranks beyond typical call for resumes online and a unique way for employees to show the intangibles that highlight their ability to work at the next level.
It's one thing to be impressed by a prospective employee's resume. It's a whole different thing to see that same applicant succeed or fail in demonstrating the skills they'll need to be an immediate contributor to the office environment.
Here are the events that would make up an office combine event.