Employment Testing

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.

Men Lie, Women Lie, Numbers Don’t. – Why We Need Better Hiring Data

Men Lie, Women Lie, Numbers Don’t. – Why We Need Better Hiring Data

9 out of 10 Hiring decisions are still based on “gut instinct.” This isn’t only a huge problem; it’s downright scary—and really expensive too. As recruiters and hiring managers we all make mistakes. That’s just human nature. Unintended bias just royally screws up our judgment.  As it turns out, humans are very good at specifying […]

What If It Wasn’t Bad Millennial Attitude but Low Emotional Intelligence?

Sociology professor Tony Campolo said, “I am convinced we don’t live in a generation of bad kids. We live in a generation of kids who know too much too soon.” That shifts the conversation from attitudes about a generation of immature, narcissistic, and spoiled young adults to one of emotional intelligence. (Note: To be fair, […]

Personality Assessment Tests Crack the Job Fit Code

Personality Assessment Tests Crack the Job Fit Code

How do personality assessment tests help find the right employee for the job? Let’s start with what personality is. Personality is typically defined as the unique bundle of motivations, attitudes and behaviors that make each of us who we are. One individual’s personality package may be outgoing, creative, and excitable. Another could be reserved, organized, […]

Employee Turnover? Ask These 8 Questions to Fix It

Employee Turnover? Ask These 8 Questions to Fix It

Employee turnover is affecting every organization in every industry from Iowa to India, from California to China. It doesn’t seem to matter if you are a small company or a multi-national, whether you’re selling food, clothes, and technology or providing healthcare to patients. Employee turnover is a growing problem. That begs the question: Why do […]

Avoid These 4 Mistakes When Using Pre-Employment Assessment Tests

Avoid These 4 Mistakes When Using Pre-Employment Assessment Tests

Pre-employment assessment tests are being integrated into the hiring process of many organizations at an exponential rate. While they help contribute to impressive improvements in reducing turnover and improving productivity, a dose of caution should be included.  Here are 4 tips to help make sure you get the biggest bang for your buck.   Never use pre-employment […]