Category: Harrison talent analytics

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D.E.S.P. … Pick the Right Employee

Many organisations use various tools and techniques for identifying their talent pipeline. Some use a “nomination approach,” while others use traditional tools such as a performance and potential matrix, a tool used by managers to identify high-performing individuals who are potential promotion candidates, creating lists of probable candidates. DESP: A New Approach to Traditional Succession…

New Tech to Manage Hiring

New Tech to Manage Hiring

They say data is king. He who gathers and uses the data the best wins, no matter what the goal. So if your goal is to hire the best suited person for the job, are you optimising your data? For the last twenty years, the HR solutions for hiring used slow, inefficient processes to choose…

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New Role of HR Manager: Hiring Success Management (HSM)

Hiring and development of good talent is getting a boost from more sophisticated data management. Forward thinking companies are now utilising more sophisticated software systems that use data science and predictive analytics to alleviate the menial work. This new breed of “smart” hiring software is fuelling an emerging category called hiring success management (HSM). As HSM…

Tranquil Inertia

Tranquil Inertia

Do you have a place you go to relax? Get away from work, stress, commitments? Disengage? That’s tranquil inertia. The paradox theory in the Harrison Job Suitability Assessment identifies “tranquil inertia” as part of the paradox around “Motivation”. Self-Motivation and Stress Management may seem to be contrary traits, however when a high intensity exists in…

Using a Job Suitability Assessment

Using a Job Suitability Assessment

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. If you…

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Hire Right the 1st Time

Hiring right the first time can save you a lot of time and your company a lot of money. Today forward thinking companies are using HSMs and new tools to choose the best candidates. If you are tasked with hiring responsibilities, here are some suggestions from Robert Half to improve your chances of hiring the right…

Three keys to Work Satisfaction

Three Keys to Work Satisfaction

It seems basic. If you like what you are doing it doesn’t feel so much like work. If you enjoy doing something you are more likely to continue doing it and do it well. So shouldn’t a personality assessment being used to measure job suitability include measuring work satisfaction? Measuring work satisfaction is essential to…

With each advertised position in an organisation comes an influx of hundreds of potential candidates. BUt how do you choose the right person for the job? Do you do it by instinct, recommendation, past employment? With so much at stake in the appointment of new employees, surely you need to be as vigilant as possible? Otherwise you could end up with the horror hire that this company did...

Horror Hire

If you think when you go for a job interview it is a nail bitingly painful affair, imagine what it’s like for a Human Resource manager who has to screen through all the job applications, narrow down the best and then conduct each and every interview himself while his other tasks keep piling up on…

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Developing a Training Program With Better ROI

Dr Dan Harrison was recently published on leading HR Tech website, Talent Culture. You can access the full article here. Businesses large and small have continued to increase their investment in training despite the economic downturn. Unfortunately study after study have found the ROI on this investment to be limited. One study found only 11% of employees actually…

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How COVID-19 Shone a Spotlight on Empathy in the Workplace

Historically, empathy has not been a driving force in most workplace cultures. While plenty of organisations have placed value on creating positive, collaborative work environments, they have often considered employees’ personal lives to be separate. This could explain why a recent Businessolver study found that only one in four employees feel their companies are sufficiently empathetic.…