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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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All Business Problems are People Problems

“All business problems are people problems.” My mentor said this to me. It was one of those universal statements that is used to begin a conversation. I must admit, I nodded my head in agreement and said, “Uh Huh” and blew it off (That Steven Covey selective listening thing). Yet, this simple statement keeps ringing…

The Critical 90 Days of a New Hire

The Critical 90 Days of a New Hire

Medical professionals talk about the “critical hour.” This is the first hour after someone has a heart attack. How the patient is treated in during the first 60 minutes can determine the difference between life and death. While the first 90 days of a new hire are not the difference between life and death of…

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Good Team Alignment Might Need a Fresh Set of Eyes

Ever play that game where you are tied to a bunch of people and you have to perform a task or reach a goal together? Or capture the flag at the top of the “impossible for one person to climb” Totem pole game in which the only way to reach the top was to stand…

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Employee Engagement – How is it measured?

A hot buzzword around the corporate water cooler is “Employee Engagement.” So exactly what does employee engagement mean? Employee engagement is that elusive term regarding how “hard” or “motivated” or “committed” someone is to the company, their individual job, a particular project or an activity the employee is required to make. How involved are they?…

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Assessment Use is the Foundation

Using a good psychological assessment is the essential foundation for organisational success. A high quality assessment used at the point of hire enables you to have the greatest impact on performance, productivity and retention. To be effective, an assessment must comprehensively assess both eligibility and suitability and provide an overall score. Eligibility factors include previous…

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Stop the Job Hopping

Job Hopping is the new “normal” for Millennials. The average worker today stays at each of his or her jobs for 4.4 years, according to the most recent available data from the Bureau of Labour Statistics, but the expected tenure of the workforce’s youngest employees is about half that. Ninety-one percent of Millennials (born between…

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Win the Race for the Best Employees

Are you winning the race for the best employees? Today’s labour market is highly competitive. The skills needed to perform the work are increasing and the qualified applicants to fill the positions are decreasing. Talented workers are mobile and are changing jobs more frequently than ever before. There is a shortage of qualified workers and…

Using a Job Suitability Assessment

Using a Job Suitability Assessment

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. If you…