Category: Recruiting

Harrison Assessments - just do it

Just DO it!

“I HATE my work!” How successful do you think someone will be at a job who says this? “I don’t care if you hate it, just do it”. How long will this company be operating if this is the most often said comment from the team leader? The Harrison Assessment’s Paradox Theory predicates that performance…

hiring from within leadership coaching Chesterfield

Succession Planning: Hire Leaders from Within

To Hire Leaders from Within, or to bring in Outside Leaders? That is the Question During these times of high structural unemployment, finding skilled workers to fill open skilled positions is among the top challenges in virtually every organisation. As the economy improves, top talent will have more choices and attrition will accelerate. In addition,…

Paradox Theory and Team Dynamics

Paradox Theory and Team Dynamics

In today’s specialised work environment, talent is not enough. Talented people must effectively work together in order for the organisation to succeed. HR budgets are tight and finding the right combination of talented people who can work together day in and day out to achieve positive results is difficult. As any good sports team knows,…

The Verbal Caustic

The Verbal Caustic

Almost every organisation has experienced some form or another of a Toxic Employee; someone who, whether consciously or subconsciously, disrupts or hinders the advancement of productivity in the workplace. Also known as “walking liabilities”, they say things and they do things that make them a huge liability. Just because you haven’t been sued for it…

Mini Napoleon

Mini Napoleon

Do you have a Mini Napoleon employee in your midst? Almost every organisation has experienced some form or another of a Toxic Employee; someone who, whether consciously or subconsciously, disrupts or hinders the advancement of productivity in the workplace. Also known as “walking liabilities”, they say things and they do things that make them a…

suitability and eligibility, leadership coaching Chesterfield

Suitability and Eligibility – The Win Win Candidate

Suitability AND Eligibility – The winning combination in HR that can help you find the win/win candidate. Choosing the best candidate to recruit and hire is not an easy task. However, hiring right the first time can save you a lot of time and your company a lot of money. Today forward thinking companies are…

Psychological Traits of a Good White Collar Worker

Psychological Traits of a Good White Collar Worker

Baby Boomers remember the old days that had set working hours. You went to work and then around five p.m., you packed up your stuff and went home. If there were an emergency you might stay until five-thirty. Those days are gone! White-collar work, sometimes called Knowledge Work, is never done. Your immediate To Do…

Missing a Step in the Hiring Process

Missing a Step in the Hiring Process

You place an opening on a job board to find the professional employee. This is considered time and money well spent since the position you are filling takes skill and requires a substantial amount of training and investment. But what do you do with the applicants? How do you know from the CV and their…

A Good Weapon to Use in the War for Talent

A Good Weapon to Use in the War for Talent

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. Gone are the days of high unemployment and applicants banging down your door just to get an…

Harrison's Job Success Formula - JSF

Harrison’s Job Success Formula – JSF

Personality tests are increasingly popular due to the importance of understanding how an employee or job candidate will behave. Since poor performance usually relates to behavioural issues, measuring job behaviour is essential. However, personality tests are very general, usually measuring only 4-30 personality factors which are used for every job. In contrast, Harrison Assessments’ award…