If the process of hiring is your worst nightmare, or if you’ve ever hired a dud before, we know how you feel. Because we’ve all done it too – either we’ve ended up in a job that sounded great but it wasn’t, or, when doing the hiring, many of us have been misled by a candidate who seemed perfect but was anything but.
Dipping back into the hiring pool – wait too long and the good fish will be gone!
Covid has created an opportunity for companies that want to step up and bring new team members into their organization. When your community or region starts to open back up, everyone will be re-hiring. There are a few factors that need to be considered now so that you are not in the middle of the pack. Or worse – the last to post your jobs.
Transform the 80/20 Performance Rule into 320/80 Rule
Decades of behavioral research have shown that insights into WHO the person is can result in greater business performance. Information about their behavior that resumes simply don’t include.
How to Evaluate & Assess Sales Candidates
Get Your Sales Team Revving with a Better Hiring Tool Do you need to inject new life into your sales engine? Has your sales team lost its mojo? Hiring new people won’t always reinvigorate a department. Hiring the wrong people can even make it worse. You know that when you post for a sales job, you get that flood of … Read More
Seeing Workforce Gaps Through a Different Lens
The Covid crisis has caused many of us to change the way we do business, and also change how we manage our employees. So, how can we change our perspective on managing these new gaps and inconsistencies in the workforce?
The Theory of Job Fit
“Experience is usually a principal criterion for making hiring decisions… Yet we found little difference in performance between these experienced individuals and those with no experience.”
Navigating the Employment Assessment Marketplace
Finding the right person for your business has never been more challenging, and over-reliance on the resume as a proxy for what someone brings to the table is risky. So, more and more employers are using assessments to help them reduce risk factors and find out more about people as they hire, on-board, and manage them. But, the term ‘employment assessment’ is used loosely today to describe a wide array of products, all ranging from simple to complex
Managing a Productive Remote Workforce
With no choice in the matter, how do you make this prompt transition to a remote home office as smooth as possible for your employees during the COVID-19 pandemic?
High Tech Hiring: Why Predictive Analytics Is The Key to Successful Recruiting
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
Testing 1-2-3: The Dos and Don’ts of Job Fit Assessment Tests
Chances are when you graduated college you thought your days of taking tests were over. Then you decided to enter the workforce and discovered that your test-taking days were in fact just beginning. But now the stakes are even higher; in many cases your success in landing that job you want depends less on your skills and experience, and more … Read More
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