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FOCUS: Key Question One for Assessment Evaluation

In determining whether an assessment is good for your organisation, the first key question to ask during assessment evaluation is whether the assessment is work focused and presented in a manner that builds the confidence of applicants and employees? Consider how an assessment and the assessment process will impact applicants and/or employees. While this is…

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Award-Winning Job Suitability Assessment Revolutionises Personality Testing

Personality testing is increasingly popular due to the importance of understanding how an employee or job candidate will behave. Since poor performance has been usually related to behavioural issues, measuring job behaviour is essential. However, most personality tests are very general, usually measuring only 5-10 personality factors which are used for every job. In contrast,…

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Assessment Results… Are They Related to Your Purpose?

There are many types of assessments and each has its own purpose. A critical consideration in selecting an assessment is to use an assessment that fits your purpose. If you are attempting to hire, develop, promote, and retain talent, the assessments must produce reports that are related to the requirements of the job. Does the…

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Consistent Scoring and Accurate Employment Decisions… Through an Assessment?

There are a lot of assessments available today. So how do you choose which one is right for you? Start with what you want to accomplish by giving the assessment. Skills assessments help answer the question, “Can the person do their specific job effectively?” Cognitive assessments evaluate a person’s mental ability and aptitude in relationship to a job. Does the person…

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Tell the Truth – Ever Lie on a Job Application? (I bet you did)

Most people who fill out a job application don’t tell the truth. They may deliberately lie in order to not reveal something they think may disqualify them for the job, or they may not know the truth about themselves enough to even realise they are lying. A good comprehensive behavioural assessment needs to have an effective…

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Measuring The Eligibility of a Job Candidate

In previous blogs we discussed why assessments should focus on factors related to success for specific jobs and not include irrelevant factors. In addition, you should consider if the assessment or assessments cover all the important factors that relate to specific job success. If all the important factors are not included and formulated, there will be significant…

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Suitability Tell

Most people who fill out a job application don’t come with billboard signs, banners or instructions. They are also not 100% sure of what they want in a job. So how can you tell if someone is suitable for a particular position? Suitability/behavioural factors are more difficult to assess because, unlike eligibility factors, there is…

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Measuring Suitability

For most jobs, suitability/behavioural factors are about 50% of the reason people succeed or fail at a job. Therefore, effectively measuring suitability is an essential part of a good assessment. The importance of assessing behaviour during recruitment is evidenced by the fact that most organisations hire people for their eligibility and then try to develop…

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8 Best Practices of Job Suitability Assessments

1. Hire for Job Specific Behaviours Research conducted by Harrison Assessments formulates different sets behavioural factors for more than 650 job types. Each job type also has different behavioural requirements depending on the required management level and experience level. Consequently, by uniquely calibrating management responsibility and experience levels, the Harrison system offers more than 6500…

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Don’t Judge a Book (Job Candidate) by its Cover (Resume)

My momma told me to never judge a book by its cover and to never choose a mate solely based upon looks. If you want someone for show, pick the ones that look good. If you want a reliable, trustworthy person of integrity than you cannot choose based upon looks alone. Your employment decision works…