Category: Personality

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Blood Test for “Sick” Employees

If you had a worker who came into your office and said they weren’t feeling well, you would ask him what his symptoms were. If you walked up to their cubicle and saw their head down on the desk you would ask them what was wrong? If they were continuously sick you would send them…

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I Want My Brain Surgeon to be Nice

Most personality assessments take a broad view of what traits make someone good at work. They have a tendency to lump all jobs together as having the same requirements for success. The buzz words for a good employee are things like… “has empathy” or “works well with others”. One popular article lists The Top Twelve Traits of…

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Have You Made a Bad Hire?

Have you hired the wrong person? Fixing that bad hire can become a very expensive repair. Research shows that hiring the wrong person cost companies far more than the employee’s annual salary. It’s crucial that companies take the time and invest in a thorough interview process using proven assessment tools to find and match the…

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The Difference Between Ipsative and Normative Tests

Assessments are tools that are effective and safe (legally, for the employer and for the employee) for their intended purpose when you use the right tool for the right job. Harrison Assessments is both ipsative and normative. The questionnaire is ipsative in that 8 items are ranked against each other in a group and there…

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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Do You Have a Drama Queen/King?

Do you have a Drama Queen or King? You know the type… They like to make dust bunnies just so they can vacuum them up in a dramatic fashion? Characteristics: Wants the whole world to know what’s happening in their lives and ever ready to share openly the ups and downs. Quite similar to the…

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Crowd Pleasers

Crowd Pleasers- Is there one in your Employ? We’ve all seen them, some of us have worked with them and most of us can certainly identify a few of them. Those personality types that muck up the atmosphere at work and typically put a wrench in all productivity. Also known as “walking liabilities”, they say…