Category: Talent Management

Competency-Based Training: The New Trend in Employee Development

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Traditional learning is a large commitment for employees, and online courses can be hit-or-miss — the curriculum may cover inapplicable abstract theory, basic concepts, or irrelevant content. It can be difficult for employers to find impactful learning programs where employees can bring back knowledge and developed skills that result in recognizable, quantifiable results. Competency-based learning,… Read more »

A Simple Guide to Pre-Employment Assessments

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“Often the best solution to a management problem is the right person.” Edwin Booz Pre-employment assessments are tools to help companies select better hires. For over 50 years, companies have been using screeners and questionnaires to weed out potential bad hires and discover top candidates by assessing certain personality traits and skill sets during the… Read more »

Professional Development: Goals to Turn Better Managers into Great Leaders

Professional Development- Goals to Turn Better Managers into Great Leaders

Professional development and goal setting play a huge role in employees’ success at organizations, but what about your manager’s goals? Managers spend a good amount of their time helping employees and teams meet their objectives. However, it’s easy for them to lose sight of their own. Let’s take a step back and think about what… Read more »

Bridge the Gap: How to Create an Effective Employee Development Approach

Bridge the Gap- How to Create an Effective Employee Development Approach

Growth and development aren’t always the top priorities of a business, but it could be just what they need. An employee development plan is beneficial for both employees and their employers. Before you implement a plan, you need to discover what skill gaps your workplace has. Use these five ways to help determine where those… Read more »

Why Personality Assessments are Critical to Talent Management

.Personality assessments are critical to Talent Management. They provide insights into individuals’ strengths, motivations, and behavioral tendencies. In addition, validated assessments predict performance on both the individual and team levels. They also help companies link their human capital to overall company success. Why Personality Assessments are Critical Cognitive ability tests can predict general ability to… 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 »

Core Competency Myths to Ditch in the New Year

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As you grew up, you were taught that math, science and reading were the core competencies that everyone should know to be successful in life. In business, it doesn’t work quite like that. In a business context, core competencies are defined as the advantages or capabilities of an organization that distinguishes them from their competition…. Read more »

Caliper Essentials™ Competency Reports are Live

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Caliper has officially pressed the “launch” button on the Caliper Essentials™ Competency Report, a competency-based edition of the Essentials reporting suite. Caliper Essentials reports cover the full range of talent management, from hiring, to coaching, to development, and the competency-based editions add another layer of value for HR professionals, talent directors, and other business leaders:… Read more »

Caliper Delivers the Talent Development Solution You Need

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Most organizations’ talent-development challenges are complicated. In fact, many organizations don’t even fully understand their talent-development challenges. That’s okay! Sometimes you need an outside perspective. Every company, nonprofit, and government agency wants to hire good people, see them develop into top performers, and set a path for leadership succession. It sounds simple, but anyone who… Read more »

“From Outer Space to Office Space”: Bringing Talent into Focus

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Science question: How are people like celestial objects? The more you study them, the more you learn. The challenge for scientists studying celestial objects is not entirely different from that of business leaders and HR professionals seeking an understanding the talent in the building: With the unaided eye, it’s difficult to get a clear view…. Read more »