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Character and Chemistry

“People are not your most important asset – the right people are” -Jim Collins. Like the various colour tones of a diamond that determines it quality and value, people come in all sizes, unique personalities, and interesting characteristics. Character refers to a prospective candidate’s personality and attitudinal preferences. Attitudinal preferences can be rather broad. The…

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Battle Plan for Attracting Gen X and Gen Y Candidates

Do You have a battle plan for attracting Gen X and Gen Y candidates for employment? Companies today are constantly in a war for talent. Identifying the right targets and having the ability to capture them is essential to winning. We are looking for the innovative leaders of tomorrow, and the competition is stiff. Every…

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Use the Career GPS

Imagine a whole country of job opportunities and career paths. The opportunities are sometimes elusive, and the paths are not always easily seen. When you turn 17 and are old enough to drive, you are given a vehicle and told to go make a career choice. You have limited fuel, limited funds to purchase more…

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Where will your next LEADER come from?

The recent Great Recession caused companies to cut a lot of middle management jobs. The cuts were viewed as necessary by many organisations for them to remain in business. The duties of the middle managers were spread out to the people above and below them. We are now in a different problematic time, with the…

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Making Sense of Assessments

The investment spent on recruiting, developing, and retaining employees represents a significant portion of an organization’s budget. The direct and indirect costs of a bad hire or promotion are well known. Multiple studies have shown the cost of a bad hire to be as much as three to four times the individual’s annual salary. Additionally,…

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Does Happiness at Work REALLY Matter?

Susan Adams writes in Forbes: “We often hear that a happy workplace is a great place for productivity. But is that claim just happy talk? Don’t happy workers have a tendency to become complacent and goof off?” A book by employee engagement consultants Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton, ALL IN: How the Best Managers Create a…

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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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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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…