Category: Personality Assessment

The Wrong Employee… or the Wrong Role?

The Wrong Employee… or the Wrong Role

Every office, warehouse, and production facility has one employee who takes up an inequitable portion of their supervisor’s time and effort. This employee may bring valuable knowledge and experience to the role, but they also cause frustration for management, and other team members, because they “just don’t get it.” What “it” is, varies from job… Read more »

What Makes a Personality Assessment Effective? [Infographic]

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Personality assessments are a valuable tool for your organization. Whether they help build internal teams or fill a vacant position, assessments can help uncover tendencies and motivators that are hidden beneath the surface. Your next personality assessment must provide valuable insight that can create a brighter path for your organization. However, they can be a… Read more »

This Personality Attribute Can Improve Sales Performance

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Warning: we’re going to begin with a Star Trek analogy, but then we’ll do a sports one. That should cover everybody, right? Even people who don’t care one bit about Star Trek (what!) know that Captain Kirk is a high-risk, high-reward type of leader and that Spock is his calm, logical sidekick. Spock may be… Read more »

A Simple Guide to Pre-Employment Assessments

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This post is for business leaders and HR professionals who are considering adding pre-employment assessments to the hiring process but aren’t sure where to start. There’s a lot of misinformation floating around out there, so use this quick guide to separate fact from fiction. Let’s start with a little housekeeping: What pre-employment assessments are not:… Read more »

The Caliper Essentials™ Report Suite is Now Live!

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Q: What’s better than a brand-new Caliper report that takes our leading-edge employee-assessment data and presents it in a pinpoint, practical, and easy-to-understand format? A: An entire report suite that takes our leading-edge employee-assessment data and presents it in a powerful, practical, and easy-to-understand format! From helping you select the best candidates, to supporting the… Read more »

How to Get Better Hiring Results Using Pre-Employment Assessments

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Question: Would you rather make an important decision with more information or less information? That’s rhetorical, of course. We all want more information. It gives us greater confidence in our choices and increases our sense of control. No one goes to a supermarket and asks the shelf stocker to black out the nutrition label with… Read more »

5 Reasons Forward-Thinking Companies are Collecting Talent Data

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Sometimes, there’s no turning back. Brick-and-mortar stores are never going to put internet retail out of business. Broadcast networks won’t slow the trend of viewers streaming or DVRing shows to watch later. And the business world is not about to shift away from the Big Data revolution. Why? Because data mining works. That is, if… Read more »

Why Pre-Employment Assessments are Better than Ever

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The science of predicting job performance has changed a lot over the decades. While pre-employment assessments have long been predicated on quantifying personality, current methods are far more sophisticated than those of the past. The fundamental difference today is context. In the early days, personality research was exploratory and focused on defining traits. The resulting… Read more »