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Behavior-Based Interviewing – Another Perspective

Traditional interviewing averages only 19% predictive accuracy on future job performance.  Ascend Profiles regularly coaches companies on behavior-based interviewing to ensure they are selecting the best candidates for each role in their organizations.  The best predictor of what a person … Continue reading

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Let it go!

The attached article suggests that hiring companies need to let go of the prejudices surrounding job hoppers.  Research indicates that today’s average employee changes jobs every 3-4 years.  The article identifies three positive aspects to this type of employee. Drake … Continue reading

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EVP – Employment Value Proposition

When I see the letters EVP, I automatically think Executive Vice President.  After reading this article, I have a different view. This article suggests that understanding how to motivate people to perform could be the best employee retention strategy.  The … Continue reading

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Unconventional Interview Questions

The attached article has some fresh ideas about behavior-based interview questions that can be asked to determine if a candidate will be a good cultural fit.  It’s worth a look! Unconventional Interview Questions

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Do you have “scrappy” employees?

If you have “scrappy” employees in your organization, you run the risk of them becoming stifled and de-energized in a traditional job.  This article suggests that if you can create a “mosaic” role for them, you can foster their creativity … Continue reading

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Personality Profiling and your Bottom Line

Justifying an investment in a personality profiling tool gets significantly easier when you consider the real bottom line impact of implementing a tool throughout your organization. Here are just a few ways an investment in a personality profiling tool can … Continue reading

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Assessing Cultural Fit

The Harvard Business Review article referenced below provides some instruction on how candidates can ensure they are assessing their own cultural fit with a hiring organization.  Conversely, how can hiring organizations ensure that candidates will have a cultural fit with … Continue reading

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