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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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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…

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Measuring Suitability

For most jobs, suitability/behavioural factors are about 50% of the reason people succeed or fail at a job. Therefore, effectively measuring suitability is an essential part of a good assessment. The importance of assessing behaviour during recruitment is evidenced by the fact that most organisations hire people for their eligibility and then try to develop…

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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…

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There is No Need to Reinvent the Wheel… Trick it Out

Today’s labour market is competitive. Competitive in the sense that good people are hard to find. Gone are the days of putting up a help wanted sign in the window and having highly qualified applicant’s line up to get the job. Once you do get someone hired, the costs of training and developing them are…

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Best Results for Workplace Assessments

Workplace assessments are prevalent these days. Most are attempting to help firms identify employees and applicants who are more likely to achieve the best business results. What does “best results” mean for workplace assessments? Performance connected to profits? If so, the good results will depend upon what the actual job entails doing. Therefore, a good…