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Why Feedback is Important - Leadership coaching Chesterfield

Why Feedback is Important

When we were little, although we didn’t realise it, we utilised feedback as a mechanism to learn, adapt and grow. We tried, tested and practiced everything until we had either found out about it, mastered it, got enough of it or decided it wasn’t important enough to keep going. Feedback came in many different forms…

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Best Practices in Hiring Assessments

Assessment is the essential foundation for organisational success because high quality assessment used at the point of hire enables you to have the greatest impact on performance, productivity and retention. What distinguishes the Harrison Assessment from others is its examination of both the eligibility and the suitability of a candidate for the position. To be…

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The Crystal Ball of HR

Wouldn’t it be great to have a crystal ball handy that you could whip out and use any time you needed to make an HR decision? “Oh mighty crystal ball, tell me is this person going to be the great employee that will help the company achieve its goals, or the hire from hell?” “Oh…

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Four Types of People You Hire

Lou Adler said, when it comes to hiring there are only four types of people in the world. Type 1: those you should never hire. If you’ve ever hired someone who is a true misfit it’s apparent to everyone else you did something fundamentally wrong. The likely causes: you didn’t look at the resume, you…

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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…

Harrison Assessments Vice President Tracey Wik accepts Brandon Hall Silver Award

The Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards

Harrison Assessments, a leader in innovative job-specific predictive analytics, won a coveted Brandon Hall Group Silver award for excellence in the Best Advance in Technology for the Remote Workforce category. Harrison Assessment’s win was announced on December 8, 2022. The winners are listed at https://excellenceawards.brandonhall.com/winners “In a post-pandemic workplace, our research found many organizations are technically equipped…

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Can an Algorithm beat the Experts… At Hiring?

Data Beats Intuition at Making the Selection Decision Can an algorithm beat the experts at hiring? The Scientific American Article: How Data Beats Intuition says, “When we make selection decisions – whether it is choosing a date, a potential business partner or a job candidate – we try our best to make accurate judgments about the…

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Job Success Functions and the Cross Functional Role Challenge

One of the most common JSF requests I receive is Project Manager. It’s a logical request because it is a very common role. Project Managers can be found in almost every organisation within every industry; and this is why Project Manager cannot be a JSF. It is too generic. Project Managers can be found within…

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The Jekyll and Hyde Hire

Have you ever had the PERFECT candidate on paper and then after hiring, training and putting them to work had them completely fail? They had all the right criteria. The perfect skill level, the perfect education, the perfect personal and business references and yet, when it came down to getting the job done… zilch. I…

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Are You CUT for the Job?

Diamonds are cut in many ways, namely round, princess, single cut, old European, radiant, and pear, just to name a few types. There are different cuts for different occasions. Drawing a parallel comparison to the organisational context, Cut refers to the compatibility of the person to the job, to the company culture, to the supervisor’s…