The vast majority of Fortune 100 companies use personality tests to separate the candidacy wheat from the employee-to-be chaff. What do these tests do? Are they worth the time and resources? And more importantly, are they effective? Kathy Brizeli, the Senior Director of Member Services and Client Success at McLean & Company, worked in psychometrics for 12 years at Caliper. Psychometrics is one of many tests used to measure how an applicant’s traits relate to job performance. As an evaluator, Kathy interpreted assessment results and relayed them back to theSEE DETAILS
To have a successful company, it’s extremely important to understand the importance of a Human Resources department. HR is more than a department in your organization; it encompasses different facets and plays significant roles. Its existence is vital for any business, big or small.
Anyone who has ever worked as part of a team will agree that the key ingredient to a group’s success is collaboration. Yet, few have a thorough understanding of what that entails. Collaboration is a team’s ability to interact efficiently and work towards achieving a common goal. However, numerous studies have shown that without openness, any opportunity for collaboration is lost and the whole team is left to fail.
Have you ever questioned the fairness of your management practices? An obvious gauge of how you’re doing is the relationship you have with your staff and how often you’re the subject of HR interventions. But some bosses get away with unfairness, without a word, often because employees are intimidated or fear for their jobs. For all those in a managerial role, here are some unfair practices that you need to identify and cease, in order of severity.Illegal PracticesThat’s right, illegal practices – because discrimination, harassment, and the denial of employees’ rights are against workplaceSEE DETAILS
As a manager, you have an important role as a leader. You are responsible for maintaining order and generating success within the company. Your management techniques set a precedent among those you work with, so it’s important to make sure you use the proper techniques.Paint the Big PictureRegardless of the ranking of your management role, first and foremost you must define your projects and business goals. Make a list for all the different things that need to be done, along with the actions that employees must take. Without defining andSEE DETAILS