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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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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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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,…

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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Assessment Results… Are They Related to Your Purpose?

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. Does the…

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Tell the Truth – Ever Lie on a Job Application? (I bet you did)

Most people who fill out a job application don’t tell the truth. They may deliberately lie in order to not reveal something they think may disqualify them for the job, or they may not know the truth about themselves enough to even realise they are lying. A good comprehensive behavioural assessment needs to have an effective…

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8 Best Practices of Job Suitability Assessments

1. Hire for Job Specific Behaviours Research conducted by Harrison Assessments formulates different sets behavioural factors for more than 650 job types. Each job type also has different behavioural requirements depending on the required management level and experience level. Consequently, by uniquely calibrating management responsibility and experience levels, the Harrison system offers more than 6500…

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Don’t Judge a Book (Job Candidate) by its Cover (Resume)

My momma told me to never judge a book by its cover and to never choose a mate solely based upon looks. If you want someone for show, pick the ones that look good. If you want a reliable, trustworthy person of integrity than you cannot choose based upon looks alone. Your employment decision works…