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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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The Missing Ingredient in Your Team

You’ve assembled what you think is a Cracker Jack team for your new project. And yet, there is something wrong. Something is not quite clicking, and the team is stuck. Perhaps there is a divisive conflict, or worse, apathy. I’m a fan of team hero movies, and I enjoy cooking. How do these relate to…

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Harrison Assessments – Your JobFit Pathologist

There are more than 6500 assessments available today, not counting the 5 question “What colour is your aura” ones. However, there is only one that is specifically tailored to job fit and job suitability. Taking the Harrison Assessment is comparable to visiting a Pathologist. The process is a lot easier and a lot less painful…

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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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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…