Testing & Assessment
This area provides you with helpful material and knowledge base article from either creating or evaluating testing and assessment methodologies and or systems to ideas for implementing them.
Do you find yourself constantly distracted? Your attention constantly divided, jumping from one task to another? Does every day feel like you’ve been really busy but not really productive?
Organisations want to be able to hire, the right person, first time. A 2010 report predicted the global recruitment market to be worth more than $369 billion by 2014, with much of the expense falling into the hands of business looking to recruit. For this reason, businesses are looking more and more at pre-employment screening.
Some time ago I did some work with a consultant friend of mine. We were talking about how we could “enthuse” managers to hold their “one on one reviews” with their department employees.
We wondered why this key business activity was not “habitual” A phrase we coined on many HR polices and practices we found that we were not grounded in daily routine. Here is what we found!
Do a quick search through job classified ads and it is very likely that accuracy (often veiled as “detail orientation”) will show up as a required skill or trait in at least half of the jobs. The subsequent question then becomes: how can hiring managers accurately assess if the candidate has the ability to dot the I’s and cross the T’s?
How do you know if you’re an effective leader?
One way to find out is to take a leadership assessment. There are thousands of assessments on the market, so the challenge is finding the one that best fits your needs. Here is an overview of leadership assessments to help you make an informed choice.
PURPOSE of the GUIDE
In today’s competitive marketplace and complex legal environment, employers face the challenge of attracting, developing, and retaining the best employees. Michael Eisner, CEO of the Disney Corporation,recognizedtheimpactofpersonneldecisionsonabusiness’bottom-linewhenhe remarked, “My inventory goes home every night.”
If we are considering the annual type performance review, for most of us the reaction will be relief. There may be a couple of areas rated high and a couple rated low, but if it balances out and our final score is average (competent) we are probably relieved.
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US investment in the Netherlands from 2000 to 2010 was nine times more than US investment in China during the same period. US investment in the UK was more than seven times more, and in Ireland nearly three times more, than in China. (Source: Transatlantic Economy 2011
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