Employment Testing Posts

Employment testing leads to better decision making when considering hiring new employees or promoting internal candidates. An employee test can also be used to test for leadership skills, management ability, general mental abilities, personality fit, attitude, and technical skills such as math, reading, programming and Microsoft Office skills.

This Is No Joke! What Makes Best-in-Class Companies So Much Better?

This is no April Fool’s Day joke! Nearly four times more employees “exceed expectations” in Best-in-Class companies (the top 20%) than Laggard companies (the bottom 30 percent.) And more than 7 times the hiring managers are satisfied with new hires after one year in Best-in-Class organizations. What do best-in-class do differently? One thing is they […]

Personality Tests “Useless”: Is this really true?

“Personality tests are useless at predicting future job performance,” if you believe self-confessed personality test hater Bob Corlett. Mr Corlett by the way is founding member of the Editorial Advisory Board for the HR Examiner. He feels personality testing is “just a way [for managers] to shirk responsibility.” Except for that comment and his nuclear-like […]

Looking for Top Performing Salespeople? Read this first!

What are the qualities and abilities top performing salespeople possess? There is one big mistake small business owners make – they assume sales is sales is sales.  First of all, we are living in a dynamic, constantly changing, complex world. The top performing salespeople yesterday may be a flop today.  What he sold and to […]

INC Magazine |Personality Tests for Hiring

                      SPS president Ira S Wolfe was interviewed for this February 2015 article. He discusses the increasing popularity of personality tests in the workplace. Three Success Performance Solutions provides comments about their experience. Download a reprint of the article “Personality Tests and The Rise of […]

The 7 Most Common Reasons Why Succession Plans Fail

Faced with changing demographics and skilled worker shortages, many companies will be unable to fill job openings from the CEO to the technician. “The Perfect Labor Storm” has already crippled many organizations. Despite over two decades of warnings about the need to plan succession, many companies have ignored them. In a recent survey by Institute […]