Tag Archives: personality profiling

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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Really Amazing Employees!

What would it be worth if you could could predict that future employees would exhibit behaviors that could drive your company forward? The insights revealed from personality profiling go a long way towards identifying if current employees or candidates have … Continue reading

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The Hidden Costs of Bad Hiring

I will occasionally  hear that companies can’t make the investment in personality profiling because they are trying to decrease costs.  I certainly understand budgets, but always try to make the case for the long term savings that great hiring practices … Continue reading

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Personality Profiling and Workplace Conflict

The attached article suggests that in order for conflicts to be turned into something good for the worker and the organization, the conflicts need to be worked out, discussed and settled in a timely manner.  The Drake P3 Management.expert module … Continue reading

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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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What Motivates Your Employees?

The attached article provides 9 great steps for individual employees to motivate themselves. My favorite is #8, Choose Positivity.  I’m a believer in making a choice each day to look at the positive side of all situations in order to … Continue reading

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Personality Profiling and Pre-Employment Assessment

Although the full article referenced below is a little long, it offers some great information about personality profiling and its use in today’s environment.  I’ve paraphrased a few of the most pertinent points to save you some time:

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Personality and Corporate Culture

According to a recent LinkedIn survey, 56% of passive candidates are more likely to want a corporate culture that fits their personality. Click here to see the complete infographic.  

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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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“Best Fit” Hiring

While reading an article about the top reason talent leaves an organization, I ran across a paragraph that embodies part of what we are trying to accomplish with Ascend Profiles and personality profiling for “best fit.”  The paragraph reads:  Create … Continue reading

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