Better Assess Your Workforce Using Group DNA


Losing parts of your team, rearranging responsibilities, or adding more members to your group can all impact the outcomes, and being able to effectively measure and assess your workforce enables you to understand and guide your team to reach their full potential.

How to Nail Group Interviews Every Time


When it comes to finding the right person for a new role in your business, group interviews can be a valuable tool in your recruitment process. Group or panel interviews come with a range of benefits, including saving you precious time and helping you gain deeper insight into a candidate’s suitability for the job. Done right, group interviews can produce fantastic results. So what do you need to do to make sure you get the best out of a group interview?

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Identifying and Shaping Existing Workplace Culture


Organizational culture can have a serious impact on the bottom line. . According to an often-cited study by Harvard Business School professors, companies with “performance-enhancing cultures” saw a staggering 682% revenue growth over an eleven-year period. .

5 ways to assess cultural fit in your tech candidates


According to Forbes, 89% of hiring fails are a result of poor cultural fit. While job fit is one thing, cultural fit is an entirely different kettle of fish. So, while you can verify each candidate’s technical skills via assignments, coding challenges , and technical interviews, how do you assess something much less tangible and far more subjective, such as cultural fit? What is cultural fit and why it’s important. Use an assessment .

Introducing Video-Interview based AI-Talent-Assessment


Visual learning allows for grouping of information and new information is easily understood. What happens when AI talent assessment meets video interviews? INTRODUCING ‘The Big-5 Psychometric Assessment’. Traditionally, there’s only three ways to conduct a talent assessment.

Using Personality Assessments in Hiring

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Does your organization utilize personality assessments as part of the hiring process? Here are a few reasons employers use personality assessments as part of the hiring process: Personality assessments can assess whether an individual will be a good match for the organizational culture.

6 talent assessment methods to use for recruiting in your company


That’s where a talent assessment would come in handy. The concept of a ‘talent assessment’ as part of the hiring process isn’t new , but it’s still going strong. These talent assessment tools have been shown to be the most effective in predicting job performance.

Psychometric Talent Assessment – The unspoken truth about preparation


I work at MyRecruitment+ , a software company made for recruitment and onboarding, and in familiarising myself with current content in the HR industry it’s become apparent to me that psychometric talent assessments are negatively portrayed on the internet when seen from the perspective of the individual being assessed. . There’s dozens of blogs that aim to inform graduates and job seekers of how to ‘prepare’ for their assessment. AI Psychometric Assessment HR Advice

How To: Conduct a Diversity Assessment

Social Talent

We now need to think of diversity as something that extends beyond the social groups. Diversity Assessment. So how can you, as a recruiter, assess a company’s success rate when it comes to diversity? Monitors the outcome of initiatives to assess their success. Once you understand the company culture and attitude around diversity you can begin to create a set of policies that help the organisation become more diverse.

Honoring the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners: Best Advance in High-Potential Development; Best Unique or Innovative Talent Management Program; Best Advance in Corporate Culture Transformation; Best Advance in Assessment Utilization to Guide Talent Decisions; Best Advance in Big Data to Inform and Predict Talent Strategy; Best Advance in Measuring the Impact of a Talent Strategy; Best Team Development Program; Best Advance in Creating a Talent Strategy

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High-Potential Development Program Plugs Gaps, Transforms Culture for Mercer’s GSD ANZ : Mercer GSD ANZ plugged significant gaps in organization structure, bridged employee understanding concerning change and cultivated “inclusive innovation culture” to implement workable plans that inch the organization toward growth. With a strong stand on a “whole person agenda,” Mercer prioritized projects that bred a nimble, flexible culture to stay ahead of ever-changing business realities.

What is a competency assessment – all you need to know


In fact, 74% use internal skill gap assessments to identify which skills are lacking. In today’s article, we’re going to explain what a competency assessment is and what are the benefits and risks of running them. What is a competency assessment. Assessing your current employees.

8 Modern Personality Assessment Tools for Your Team

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Today’s recruiters, hiring managers, and Human Resources (HR) professionals know it’s not enough to hire people based only on the skills they have; these potential candidates also need personalities that align with the company culture and the nature of the work. HR professionals may depend on personality assessments for training and onboarding. Administrators claim this assessment is extremely reliable. DISC Assessment. The DISC assessment is not norm-referenced.

10 Tips to Improve Your Company’s Organizational Culture

Achievers - Recruiting

I am often asked by company executives, “What is the one thing I can do to improve my organization’s culture?” We define culture as the collective hearts and minds of an organization. When we conduct culture assessments , we often find that many mechanisms, processes, and activities connected to the employees’ experience at work play a part in how they feel. When conducting focus groups with employees, we often find that lack of communication is a common complaint.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, April 20-26, 2020

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As companies prepare for the relaxation of social distancing edicts, Brandon Hall Group offered a webinar on converting crisis management to leading-edge people management plus a podcast on how to build a great workplace culture. How to Build a Great Workplace Culture in the 2020s.

New Research Study Assesses Assessments for Value and Impact

Brandon Hall

Brandon Hall Group’s new research study, Assessing Assessments: Value and Impact looks at how organizations make talent decisions, which impacts organizational performance and culture. Some highlights: The majority of organizations use assessments to make talent decisions. Organizations using pre-hire assessments are more likely to see year-over-year improvement in quality of hire (44% vs. 32%) and employee retention (32% vs. 23%) than their cohorts.

How to Make Sure a Candidate is a Good Cultural Fit

Spark Hire

Cultural fit is becoming an increasingly important part of hiring, particularly when you want to lower turnover rates in your business. For a hiring manager looking to assess for cultural fit during an interview, here are some points to consider: Ask the right questions. Come out and be direct when you want to find out about cultural fit. Do they want to work in groups or do they prefer to work solo?

Group Interviewing: Efficient Solution or Ineffective Evaluation?


When there are many candidates and a large hiring team, employers may opt to use group or panel interviews for efficiency’s sake. At a high level, group job interviews can involve multiple interviewers and/or multiple candidates. For the purpose of this story, we’re going to focus on group interviews from the employer’s perspective, i.e. multiple hiring company employees interviewing a candidate or candidates in a panel job interview setting. Pros of Group Job Interviews.

A Response to Change: Assessing Executive Candidates and Arming Incumbents for Organizational Success

Recruiting Daily Advisor

Thus, it is imperative for organizations to assess and hire wisely and develop the skills of their incumbent leaders so they are well-armed for turbulent times. How well do our assessments target the specific competencies that are critical for our unique organizational context?

How to use candidate assessment options and integrations with Workable


Assessments are objective and job-related exercises that candidates should complete to move forward in the hiring process. Candidate assessments could take the form of : Simulation tests (e.g. Skills assessments (e.g. Any of these candidate assessments can be useful in your hiring process in different ways (e.g. Depending on the assessment, you can evaluate whether: Candidates can actually do a job. How Workable helps you manage assessments.

Employee Assessments:  What You Need to Know

Brandon Hall

Employee assessments were the topic of the recent Brandon Hall Group Research Spotlight webinar , including how organizations are assessing employees and how that plays into a workforce strategy. Today we’re going to cover some of the key aspects of the employee assessment space and help give you a broader understanding of what these instruments can mean for your organization. Employee Assessment Tools. Employee Assessment Questions: Pre-Hire.

Exploring Predictive Index Assessments in the CFO Search Process

Slayton Search Partners

As the CFO position continues to evolve, assessment tools are becoming increasingly common in the executive search process. These assessments are great for finding common attributes and behaviors required for a successful middle-market CFO. Exploring the Predictive Index Assessment.

How Office Culture Should Influence Recruitment


Organizational Culture: “The values and behaviors that contribute to the unique social and psychological environment of an organization.” — Business Dictionary. An anthropology cliché tells us that culture is to humans what water is to fish. You probably don’t think about it, but your family has a culture. Your workplace most definitely has a culture. A business that can’t define its culture will hire the wrong people and ultimately lose clients.

Company Culture: Hiring and Onboarding During a Pandemic

NPA Worldwide

Some of this reduction in activity allows recruiters and employers the time needed to hire, onboard, and showcase company culture in a completely new way. It is obviously difficult to show company culture even on live visits and tours of an office or facility.

The Dangers of Hiring for Cultural Fit


MightyRecruiter recently spoke to Kevin Grossman, vice president of the Talent Board , about his thoughts on cultural fit and why hiring a pool of like-minded employees may hamper – not help – a company’s innovation. Q: Why has “company culture” become such a buzz phrase in the recruiting world in recent years? Q: How do you define cultural fit? I am of the camp that thinks that ‘cultural fit’ is a misnomer. Again, consider the mosaic of cultural fit.

The problem with hiring for ‘culture fit’


Culture fit is trending again—but not in a good way. In the 70s, organizational psychologist John Morse conducted an experiment on company culture fit and found that workers whose personalities matched their jobs felt more confident about their job performance. In the 90s, hiring for culture fit hit the mainstream. Today, the concept of corporate culture fit has been flipped on its head, as the public continues to scrutinize the lack of diversity in the tech industry.

Why Hiring For Culture Fit Reinforces Unconscious Bias


Culture fit” is a loaded term that has made its way into many organizations’ hiring practices. . Cultural fit is more often used as a way to exclude people, as an out when organizations understand they can’t just say, “We want people like us working here.”. Culture Add Rather Than Fit.

Tangled Up In Who: Building The Business Case for Personality Assessments.

Recruiting Daily

These contextual factors include such considerations as job characteristics, company culture, leadership communication, performance management, organizational structure and development. A Quick One: Building The Business Case For Personality Assessments. For example, by assessing “personality” by applying the above definition, we can see if an employee or candidate is likely to: Show the potential, patience and perseverance to go above and beyond for a client.

Honoring the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners: Best Unique or Innovative Talent Acquisition Program; Best Sourcing & Assessment Strategy; Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Process; Best Advance in Interviewing Strategy; Best Social Talent Acquisition Strategy; Best Recruitment Marketing and Employer Branding Program

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Honoring the 2020 Brandon Hall Group Excellence Award-Winners: Best Unique or Innovative Talent Acquisition Program; Best Sourcing & Assessment Strategy; Best Advance in Talent Acquisition Process; Best Advance in Interviewing Strategy; Best Social Talent Acquisition Strategy; Best Recruitment Marketing and Employer Branding Program. Best Sourcing & Assessment Strategy. Become a Brandon Hall Group member!

SuccessFinder Wins Two Brandon Hall Group Excellence in Technology Awards for a Third Consecutive Year

Brandon Hall

SuccessFinder, a leader in innovative human resources technology, has won two coveted Brandon Hall Group awards for excellence in 2020. The company has received Silver and Bronze awards for Best Advance in Unique Talent Acquisition Technology and Best Advance in Candidate Assessments Technology respectively. “We are thrilled to have been recognized by the Brandon Hall Group as a leader in the HR Tech community for a third consecutive year. About Brandon Hall Group, Inc.

Seven Great Interview Questions to Assess Cultural Fit

Recruiting Blogs

As most human resource managers know, culture is everything when hiring. Even the most talented employees will fail to contribute if they are not a good cultural fit. Unfortunately, culture is a hard thing to put a finger on. culture is both easy to see, yet hard to explain and identify in a candidate. Fortunately, these seven questions will help you to better understand if and why a candidate is a good cultural fit. .

Fit Happens: How To Hack Hiring For Culture.

Recruiting Daily

We all understand the inherent importance, and strategic value, of company culture, particularly as relates to recruiting and retention; talking about the inherent importance this amorphous, ambiguous and largely subjective catch-all has become reduced to a tired corporate cliche, and an even more maudlin talent acquisition aphorism. “Culture fit” has become a ubiquitous hiring consideration in today’s world of work. There’s No Accounting for Culture.

Develop an Organizational Culture and Understand It’s Implications


Even by hiring the best talent, putting in the necessary effort and walking an extra mile for their growth, development, training or onboarding won’t suffice, if organizational culture is not conducive enough. Organizational culture is a reflection of the company’s personality.

The Australia Post Talent Story – enhancing the assessment process for casual Talent at scale


We identified that we wanted to improve the quality and reliability of our casuals, we began by reviewing the key competencies of the roles and how they were being assessed. Two things come to mind – the importance of the system integration and the completion rate of the assessment.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 30-August 2, 2020

Brandon Hall

Most organizations believe diversity and inclusion is a powerful driver of business goals, according to Brandon Hall Group’s latest research. However, the majority don’t leverage the strategies, programs and processes to build an inclusive culture of diverse talent. Brandon Hall Group’s Rachel Cooke hosts Fortune 100 leadership consultant Bonnie St. SHL can go end-to-end on assessments in industries ranging from mining to technology. Become a Brandon Hall Group member!

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, July 13-17, 2020

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Brandon Hall Group research shows that the remote workforce will remain two to three times larger than before the coronavirus pandemic. Brandon Hall Group research shows that when the COVID-19 pandemic eases, the remote workforce will remain two to three times larger than it was before the disruption. Career Development Organizational Self-Assessment Tool. Personal and career growth are top drivers of employee engagement, according to Brandon Hall Group research.

Assessing Your Organization’s Level of Trust in the Wake of Harassment News

JWT Inside

And as a key stakeholder group responsible for aspects of employee relations and company culture, human resources departments are being turned to for answers and a way forward. In other words, how can you assess and create trust in your company’s HR department? But there remains a debate about who the group is really there to serve, and that perception can create trust issues for employees. Assessing Your Level of Trust. Company Culture sexual harassment trust

How to Assess Attention to Detail in Job Applicants (+ Interview Questions)


Why attention to detail is important as a work-related skill in employees - How you can measure and assess it - Interview questions to assess attention to detail Let’s dig in! Attention to detail was listed as part of the reliability skill within the non-cognitive skills group. Source This is one of the most common ways to assess candidates’ attention to detail. However, for practical, measurable results, this is by far the best assessment.

Brandon Hall Group Research Highlights, Aug. 3-21, 2020

Brandon Hall

The coronavirus pandemic hits employers in multiple ways and Brandon Hall Group research addresses the critical issues through a data-rich report that shows changing trends, plus a pair of webinars examining how inclusion and learning agility can make a big difference. This webinar, sponsored by Inkling, explores five ways learning will be transformed, based on recent research conducted by Brandon Hall Group. Brandon Hall Group Featured on Training website (Active beginning 8/27).

Your Next Employment Marketing Weapon: Culture

Glassdoor for Employers

In fact, many missions and wars don’t add up to this win/lose scenario because it’s not so clean cut and no points are assessed – a parallel to this war on talent everyone is talking about, if you think about it. This is when you really should be marketing your priceless competitive advantages – like culture – instead of competitive salaries and benefits. It’s clear that culture is a win in every aspect, but how do you use it to win the war on talent?

How EVP’s Can Help Talent Acquisition During Assessment and Performance Reviews. With Mike Beeley | Anwar Khalil


This week I sat down with Mike Beeley to discuss how having an effective EVP and employer brand can make it easier to assess candidates. Here’s the scoop… How Can an EVP Make it Easier to Assess Candidates? The culture, the flexibility, the manager can affect all these things.