High Tech Hiring: Why Predictive Analytics Is The Key to Successful Recruiting

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2018 is proving to be a challenging year for human resource managers. Relatively low unemployment rates, a shortage of skilled workers in certain industries, and a highly competitive marketplace are adding increasing pressure to businesses already struggling to attract and retain top talent. According to a recent survey, some 45% of companies are unable to fill vacant positions. If your … Read More

Measuring What Matters: Recruitment Tools that Sort Through the Noise

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The Human Resources department lies at the heart of any organization. And if it doesn’t, it should. Today’s HR pros are responsible for a multitude of key functions beyond hiring and firing: strategic planning; payroll, pension and benefits administration; employee communications; training and development; and so much more. HR should be the hub of the business, the oil that keeps … Read More

Hiring? Here’s the #1 Predictor of Success

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Best Predictor for Hiring Success

Hiring an individual with relevant or direct experience and a degree should net you a successful employee–in a perfect world. In reality, however, there are many more factors that determine the performance level, longevity and ultimate success of an employee on your team. Human interpersonal relationships, which typically depend upon the company atmosphere, morale and culture, are huge determining factors. … Read More

Hiring a Senior Accountant? Here’s Your Ideal Candidate According to Behavioral Science

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This is the ninth blog in a series about “ideal candidates”. We take a position, run it through TalentSorter’s scientific algorithm, and provide you with the behavioral characteristics of an “ideal candidate” (note: download the full report at the bottom of the post). Because of the way TalentSorter has been designed, it is able to compare the personality traits and … Read More

Technology as a Recruiting Tool

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Most industries and business sectors, these days, use technology to improve productivity and accuracy. So it’s no surprise we find tech becoming ever more deeply involved in HR, recruiting and talent acquisition. Using much of the same information and similar techniques to those used to predict consumer behavior and find the right “audience” to buy your product, employers can parse … Read More

You Need a Sales Person. But Exactly What Kind of Sales Person Do You Need?

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Colloquialisms have been around since the dawn of time: I need a ‘Hunter’ (one who thrills at the chase, isn’t afraid to push for the order, etc), or I need a ‘Farmer’ (one more motivated by nurturing relationships) are probably the two most common variants I hear. But the world’s changing at a blistering pace. Customers and prospects have access … Read More

Why CFOs and CEOs Need to Put Real Value on Their Most Critical Asset – People

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Too many leaders and managers view things like performance reviews as an exercise in “compliance with HR policy” and not as a task to do because it is simply good business! The job of every single leader is to manage for performance, engage employees, and retain the best people. Something is still missing in our core thinking around people: we … Read More

Five Simple rules for the use of assessments in Selecting Employees

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The candidate assessment marketplace is complex, with over 4500 products for you to choose from. While the vast assortment of candidate assessment tools and the claims made by vendors can be confusing, there are actually relatively few instruments that are valid for use in the process of screening people for jobs… Without getting too geeky about it, there are two … Read More

Are Your Employees Looking Forward to Going to Work on Monday?

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Well, are they? Do you know? I think it is a great question to ask employees reporting to you! It allows you to check on employee engagement more often, it’s easy to do, and it transforms disengagement into an opening for a constructive conversation. This question is a useful tactic for fostering the environment of continual communication that is so … Read More