November 9, 2016
Why Do Employees Leave? And What Are Common Hiring Faults?

This is a Podcast – 7 Minutes

Last week, I had two interesting questions from clients, one asked what I thought were the main reasons employees leave a job? Here I address the three pillars of Job Engagement.

The other question was what I see are the most common faults Hiring Managers make when recruiting new staff. We could talk for a few hours on that! But in this podcast I address 5 areas I see most often.

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August 24, 2016
8 Reason to Use Assessments for Retail Hiring

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Hiring good retail sales people is difficult for most retail owners as they are still hiring ‘like it’s 1999’.

Using assessments within the hiring process will ensure you are assessing the innate customer service and selling attributes that will drive greater product turnover at point of sale.

This infographic give you a quick overview of what you need to measure, and why!

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July 31, 2016
About to Hire? Here’s Your 4 Critical Planning Questions

This is a Podcast – 8 Minutes

Here are the four suggested areas that are critical to address when planning to hire a new employee. Obviously the job role will dictate the weight given to each, or whether assessment is need in that area at all.

Can they do it? This relates to specific job knowledge, skills, training, and education. This is learned behaviour.

How will they do it? This is innate behaviour – attitude, initiative, motivation, interests etc.

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July 21, 2016
Reference Checking Just Got Easier and Better!

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Still hiring like it’s 1999? Technology is speeding up the time to hire. Our on-line applicant processing platform has attest to that.
Now it time to stop playing telephone tag and take your reference checking on line. Here’s aninteresting article explains the pros and cons of reference checking. Now your reference checks can be done faster, easier and standardised. And here’s the big upside, you can now do reference checking earlier in the selection process Continue reading

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November 26, 2015
New Advanced Cognitive CLUES Tests

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We have just released the new PeopleCLUES suite of four advanced cognitive tests. These are Verbal, Vocabulary, Numerical and Spatial – each 10 minutes, timed. There has been a continual demand for testing that is more applicable to Manager and professional roles. This complements our PeopleCLUES cognitive 7 minute test for entry level occupations.

You can download a fact sheet HERE  

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November 21, 2015
10 Reasons the Job Interview is a Poor Predictor Of Job Success

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Welcome to Episode 5 (10 minutes) of the Tips For Hiring Show with Rob McKay MA(Hons) Organisational Psychology

Every day I see managers basing their decision to employ on what the candidate looks like Manners and Expressiveness, plus, what they can do Knowledge, Skills, Experience, and Education. This is observable behaviour. What comes back to bite managers down the track is the employee’s innate behaviours – the reason job interviews are not good predictors Continue reading

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November 6, 2015
Why the Traditional Hiring Interview is a Poor Predictor of Future Job Performance

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Welcome to episode 4 (8 minutes) of the Tips For Hiring Show – Why the hiring Interview is a Poor Predictor of Future Job Performance

In this episode we start the actual hiring process by casting our net – where to find applicants.
From my experience, I see two main types of interview. The first one is the “meet and greet”. Here, the hiring manager arranges to meet the prospective candidate for a general chit-chat. The Continue reading

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