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DESP… Pick the Right Employee

Many organizations use various tools and techniques for identifying their talent pipeline. Some use a “nomination approach,” while others use traditional tools such as a performance and potential matrix, a tool used by managers to identify high-performing individuals who are potential promotion candidates, creating lists of probable […]

New Role of HR Manager- HSM

Hiring and development of good talent is getting a boost from more sophisticated data management. Forward thinking companies are now utilizing more sophisticated software systems that use data science and predictive analytics to alleviate the menial work. This new breed of “smart” hiring software is fueling an […]

Tranquil Inertia

Do you have a place you go to relax? Get away from work, stress, commitments? Disengage? That’s tranquil inertia. The paradox theory in the Harrison Job Suitability Assessment identifies “tranquil inertia” as part of the paradox around “Motivation”. Self-Motivation and Stress Management may seem to be contrary […]

Using a Job Suitability Assessment

There are many types of assessments and each has its own purpose. A critical consideration in selecting an assessment is to use an assessment that fits your purpose. If you are attempting to hire, develop, promote, and retain talent, the assessments must produce reports that are related […]

Hire Right the 1st Time

Hiring right the first time can save you a lot of time and your company a lot of money. Today forward thinking companies are using HSM’s and new tools to choose the best candidates. If you are tasked with hiring responsibilities, here are some suggestions from Robert […]

Ego Almighty

There are typically all sorts of various personalities working in an organization. In previous blogs we have reviewed a few. The Drama King/Queen, The Incessant Complainer, etc. Do you have a few “ego almighty’s” working in your company? Ego Almighty Characteristics: Tends to focus on self-justification and […]

Enabling Innovation with the Help of Personality Trait Assessments

Innovation, Innovation, Innovation. It is hard to read a newspaper or business journal without finding an article on innovation or a reference to how companies must innovate to stay competitive. But the question that few articles address is how does a company become innovative or foster a […]

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How Do You Teach Delegation?

One of the fundamental learning objectives in most leadership development training programs is delegation. But how exactly do you go about teaching delegation? Most emerging leaders are identified as top prospects because they excel at performing specific tasks. Their competence is what fuels their success; but when […]

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How a Personality Trait Assessment Helps Improve Communication

“According to a recent Harris Poll … a stunning majority (69%) of the managers said that they’re often uncomfortable communicating with employees. Over a third (37%) of the managers said that they’re uncomfortable having to give direct feedback about their employees’ performance if they think the employee […]

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Improving Accountability within the Workplace

Forbes Magazine published an article on Accountability titled, “7 Ways to Build Accountable Organizations”. Within the article, the author posses the question: Where do you need to invest your time and attention to build an environment of accountability? This is a question many organizations ask themselves and […]

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