Equal Opportunity Hiring is a Valuable Opportunity for Employers

You have probably noticed that some job postings include a statement at the bottom indicating that the organization is an “Equal Opportunity Employer.” What you might not realize is that the organizations that make such statements are just as likely to discriminate in the hiring process, sometimes even more so! While employers increasingly endorse values of fairness and equal opportunity, discrimination remains […]

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Interactive Calculator: The Cost of Employee Turnover

In this week’s post, we provide you with an interactive calculator that can be used to add up just how much it costs when an employee leaves an organization. Even this long list of possible costs is not comprehensive, but the numbers are dramatic nevertheless. Note: The default numbers included are just there to give everyone a sense of how it […]

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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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3 Things That Make Employees Want to Stay

Companies that successfully retain their employees have a substantial competitive advantage over those with higher turnover. They have lower costs and higher levels of productivity. Given the greater value of a cohesive organization, it is important to understand what makes employees want to stay—and what makes them want to leave. The traditional conception of turnover focuses on the employee’s perspective: […]

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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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