Introducing CAP: The Candidate Assessment Platform

We would like you to meet CAP, the all-in-one Candidate Assessment Platform that combines everything you need to find and hire the best employees. Create a job description and automatically post to job boards. Automatically identify the personality traits that drive performance on the job, using Big Data and state-of-the-art Predictive Analytics. Assign ready-made Skills Tests, or even create your own. Then just sit […]

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Bad News: Intelligence Doesn’t Necessarily Lead to Better Decisions

Dostoyevsky’s classic Notes from the Underground provides an uncanny portent to several theories that today are at the very foundation of contemporary psychological knowledge. Through the apparent ramblings of a spiteful and isolated retiree emerges a philosophy that rejects order and rationality as human ideals—and even suggests the possibility that we might be better off with less intelligence. As strange […]

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How to Hire Employees like Google Does

Google is one of the most enviably successful and innovative companies around. When they do things, people pay attention. Not surprisingly, a great deal of discussion about hiring practices has been generated by two recent New York Times interviews with Google’s Senior VP of people operations. In this post we will discuss what Google tried that didn’t work, what they did to […]

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Learn About Yourself!! Take the Forer Personality Test

Below are 13 statements. Decide—True or False—whether each statement accurately describes you. Then add up the total number that were True. You have a great need for other people to like and admire you. You have a tendency to be critical of yourself. You have a great deal of unused capacity which you have not turned to your advantage. While […]

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The Perils of Video Interviewing

With the increasing availability of high-speed internet and videoconferencing technologies, many companies are considering their use for pre-employment interviews and employee selection. While these new technologies likely can help companies save time and money over more traditional face-to-face interviews, there are a number of serious concerns about their use. Most of these concerns are related to the possibility that a […]

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