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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…

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The Best Job Suitability Assessments

There are bunches of assessments available today. Finding and developing that diamond in the rough employee has become an art, and employers are trying to get all the help they can in choosing the best candidate. Which assessment is best? There are few things to consider when making the choice. Does the assessment use the…

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My NFL Predictions Suck, Imagine what my Employee Predictions Would Be

I like professional American football. I enjoy watching the games and learning a little about the players and coaches. I know a little about a lot. Each week, for fun, I compete in a pool with my family trying to predict the winner of each game. There are typically 16 games to predict. I try…

Improving Accountability within the Workplace

Improving Accountability within the Workplace

Forbes Magazine published an article on Accountability titled, “7 Ways to Build Accountable Organizations“. Within the article, the author posses the question: Where do you need to invest your time and attention to build an environment of accountability? This is a question many organizations ask themselves and consistently struggle to find the answer. A significant…

Looking for the 100% fit candidate - dream on!

Looking for the 100%-Fit Candidate? Dream on…

Don’t hold your breath. Practically no job candidate has exactly what is needed for the highest level of success on the job. As a hiring manager or HR professional, you are always compromising. Hiring is like dating – if you get close to what you really want and need then you find ways to live…