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3 Games Managers Play – That Result in Hiring Losers
  By: Michael Mercer

You can use pre-employment tests, certain astute insights, less laziness plus a shocking realization about betting to help you avoid a huge hiring mistake – avoid hiring ‘a square peg for a round hole.’


Comparing psychometric test results between candidates
  By: Dr. Graham Tyler

The first thing to remember is that if you are using a purely ipsative personality test then you should not be comparing test results between candidates. Ipsative tests are self-referencing - they are comprised of force-choice items. They are useful in coaching, team-building and career guidance, but should not be used alone in recruitment and selection scenarios.


Expert Strategies For Hiring The Best Employees
  By: Tim Knox
Managing employees is the easy part: attracting (or finding) qualified employees is the really hard part. You've heard the old saying, "Good help is hard to find." You didn't think someone made that up just to hear their head rattle, did you?

Fishing for the Right Person for the Job? Watch How They Swim
  By: Susan Dunn
Don’t look for a sales person in your HR office, because fish don’t live on land. And if it “swims” like a sales person, catch it quick before it gets away.

How to Avoid Hiring Fruits, Nuts, and Flakes!
   Ensure Hiring Success in Every Situation
  By: Gregory P. Smith
The interview process should determine if there is a match between the individual and the job. Furthermore, a good process allows you to understand the applicant's behavior, values, motivations, and qualifications.

How to Choose the Right Job Candidate
  By: Susan Dunn
You’re having trouble with an employee. After trying different things, you realize you hired the wrong person in the first place. Has this happened to you? If so, here are tips on how to hire the right person in the first place.

How to Interview for a Sales Person
   Tips for the Sales Director
  By: Paul Sloane

What are the two most important abilities that a sales person needs?  There has been extensive research in this area and the answers are clear.  The two most critical factors for a sales person are the ability to ask questions and the ability to listen.  Both of these capabilities can be tested at interview yet most interviewers miss the golden opportunity to check for these skills.


How to Keep Top Candidates From Falling Through the Cracks
  By: Andy Cox

Top people are scarce - just ask any organization how tough it is to attract the best, let alone select the best. At the same time, I'm willing to bet that more top people - the right people for the right jobs - slip through the cracks in the selection process than anyone could imagine or admit. Here are ten of the top, invisible ways those cracks occur.


How to Organize and Run an Assessment Centre
  By: Perry Burns

Because of the increasing burden of legislation, employers are having to show that their recruitment is fair, honest and transparent. This Article discusses why assessment centres are becoming more important in the recruitment process, how they switch the balance of power back to the employer and how to organize one effectively.


Improve Your Interviewing Techniques
  By: Gregory P. Smith
A successful interview should determine if there is a match between the individual and the job. Furthermore, a good interview process allows you to understand their behavior, values, motivations, and qualifications.

It Begins with the Selection Process: Prevention is the Best Cure
  By: Susan Dunn
If you’ve chosen the wrong person in the first place, there isn’t much you can do. Therefore, you will save yourself great frustration time and money if you choose the right person for the job in the first place.

Job Analysis and Hiring the Right Person
  By: Mac Bartine

Let's say you're a small business owner and you need to hire someone to support your growing business. You might not be able to afford to hire a full time Human Resources Manager, but you feel you need a little more expertise to help you find the right person for the job.

Job analysis may just be the solution you need.


Recruiting America's Military Elite to Lead Your Organization
  By: James D. Murphy

America's military presence in Iraq and Afghanistan's unconventional conflicts has resulted in an unintended consequence - elite military professionals that are experienced in independent and adaptive thinking and leadership.


Seven Great Questions to Ask at a Job Interview
  By: Paul Sloane

If you are going for an interview as a prospective employee then you should do some research.  Read the job description and requirements carefully.  Browse the web site to see how the organization presents itself.  Search for news items and comments about the company on news sites and blogs.


The Accuracy of Psychometric Tests - How Much Testing is Too Much?
  By: Rob McKay

The only winners, when it comes to lengthy assessment procedures, are the promoters of the testing procedure, who in many cases do not have organisational psychology training. These promoters will charge a fat fee for a lot of reports that probably won’t be read by a busy executive, or even worse, will be full of so much psychobabble, they won’t understand it!



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