The Best Ways to Use Personality Tests for Employment

Losing just one employee can have a negative impact on an organization. When companies lose an employee, they lose experience that is difficult to replace as well as the time they invested in recruiting, onboarding, and training. Productivity declines and engagement and morale take a hit across the wider workforce when companies are left understaffed. […]

How Top Companies Use Employment Testing for Better Results

We are in the midst of a workforce revolution. Globalization and technology that is evolving at an exponential rate and historically low unemployment rates are forcing companies to reconsider their approach to talent acquisition and management. Individuals with capabilities that allow them to keep up with this rapid pace of change, such as problem-solving and […]

How to Avoid Workplace Bullying by Manager? Recognize these styles.

The word “bullying” usually summons thoughts of school-age kids behaving badly. But bullying does not stop with children. Unfortunately, while people get bigger, some never truly grow up, and they bring their childish antics with them when they enter the workplace. As a human resources professional, I can tell you that bullying occurs in the […]

The Art of Attentive Listening

Most people think that to become a good communicator they have to focus on becoming great speakers, but listening is just as important as speaking in the communication process. Whether you’re dealing with coworkers, managers, or clients, being a good speaker and a great listener are crucial workplace skills. Our ability to listen properly can […]

Task-oriented vs People-oriented Leadership Styles: Which is Better?

Leadership styles vary from person to person depending on how they provide direction, implement plans, and motivate people. In every facet of business, from international banking to your local corner store, leadership styles affect the mood and workflow. 83% of organizations say it is important to develop leaders at all levels. 43% of organizations top […]

What HR Needs to Know about Immigration to USA

If you pick up a newspaper, listen to any news show, or scan the internet, you will likely come across something about immigration to USA. Some hopeful immigrants strive to enter legally by conforming to regulations about appropriate visas. Others who may not have resources like time or money try to find illegal entry. Human […]

Gamify Healthcare Compliance to Motivate Employees to be Healthier

It’s no secret that healthy employees cost less. According to a recent Gallup poll, the cost of unhealthy employees is more than $153 billion annually in lost productivity. Gamification, introducing game-like elements and strategies, has been used in several different industries to help boost productivity and a company’s profit margin.  But if you’ve ever been […]

How Job Assessment Tests Speed Hiring for Staffing Firms

How long does your hiring process really take? When you consider that you have to analyze the job requirements, write and post the job ad, promote it on different platforms and social media, read hundreds of resumes, conduct interviews, run tests and carry out background checks, you’re looking at around 30 to 40 hours of […]

Favoritism and Nepotism: Managing Favoritism in the Workplace

As HR professionals, we’re the ones responsible for keeping the employees at our organizations happy and productive. This goal is hard to reach if there is favoritism or nepotism on the job, especially if it’s allowed to grow unchecked. What is favoritism in the workplace? Favoritism in the workplace is exactly what it sounds like: […]

5 Tips to Ensure Your Employees Will Upskill

If you were to conduct a brief google search on “benefits of upskilling employees” you would discover article after article covering benefits from saving money to improving employee morale. Thought leaders and vendors alike agree that upskilling can improve your retention rate, increase customer satisfaction, attract new talent, and contribute to strategic succession planning. It’s […]

The Ultimate Collaborative Assessment Solution

When people write, code, or use Microsoft Office tools, they can often solve the same problem in different ways. All these tasks require either creativity or higher-order thinking skills. However, these skills can’t be easily evaluated. You often need at least two brains. :- ) Organizations want their teams to be creative but are not […]

4 Keys to Developing a Robust Young-Talent Pipeline

Young workers? If you believe the headlines, young workers are all unreliable, entitled, non-committal and whiny – but that is fake news. Young workers generally get a bad reputation based on the actions of a few and the truth is, just as a sports franchise needs young athletes, companies need young workers. But why is […]
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