Research

Analytics: It’s Trending Now!

Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: |
At the beginning of this year, the International Institute of Analytics (yes, there is such a thing), an independent analytics research firm, reported that there would be at least 10 analytic trends to watch for through the end of this year. They are outlined below. (more…)

Validity vs. Reliability. Do You Know the Difference?

Thursday, April 2, 2015 - By: Greg Moran - Tags: | |
While validity and reliability go hand in hand when it comes to personality assessment or other forms of employment testing, they do differ. Validity basically refers to research that provides evidence that a test actually measures what it is supposed to measure. Reliability is more (more…)

Three Studies That Make You Say Hmmm…

In the last few years, a handful of studies have shed light on the way recruiters hire and think about candidates. Below are three that may inspire you to rethink your talent acquisition strategy. 1)  MRI Network Recruiter Sentiment Study: This 2014 survey examines recruiters’ confidence (more…)

Balancing the Hiring Managers’ “Need For Speed”

Balance the Need for Speed From a business perspective, how important is speed to the decision-making process? Is it better to research and analyze or better to act quickly? When it comes to talent management, business leaders believe due diligence works best. Jack Raudenbush, Vice President at Raudenbush (more…)

5 Myths of Reference Checking

A study of 20,000 new hires revealed: 46% of all new hires fail 89% fail for attitudinal reasons 11% fail due to poor skills Reference checking is one of the easiest and most cost-effective ways to improve these statistics. However the common perception is that checking references is too (more…)

Top 10 Reasons for Calling in Sick (bad employee screening?)

From CareerBuilder survey of 5,000 HR pros… Top 10 unusual excuses for calling in sick Employee said a chicken attacked his mom. Employee’s finger was stuck in a bowling ball. Employee had a hair transplant gone bad. Employee fell asleep as his desk while working and hit his head. Employee said (more…)

Anna Bernasek

Integrity represents one of the great opportunities for HR in the coming decade. That’s  according to Anna Bernasek, author of the Economics of Integrity. Since the essence of HR management is relationships between people, you begin to see how HR has a (more…)

Candidate Selection Redefined – Better Hires Through Predictive, Online Reference Checking

What is the single best predictor of success for a new hire? Technical skills, cultural fit, personality, experience? Could it be all of the above? Most likely, it is a combination of these attributes. You really need to measure effectively in all these areas to get (more…)

New eBook on Predictive, Online Reference Checking Released Today

Happy to announce the launch of our new eBook today. Download our complimentary new eBook titled Reference Checking Isn’t a Waste of Time … You’re Just Doing it Wrong to learn … The real reason many references refuse to provide information (hint: it’s not corporate policy) How to consistently get 80%+ (more…)

Paul Kearns

Paul Kearns thinks HR needs to quit thinking so much about process. Instead, HR execs need to re-focus on being strategic and considering the impact of HR processes. For 20 years, Paul’s company, PWL, has been consulting with HR leaders (more…)