Are You Making the Right Decisions? 4 Things You Need to Know

The process of decision making almost always involves some degree of uncertainty. Some strategies can be more valuable, more beneficial, or less risky than others—but how do you really know what works best? In this post we describe the 4 things that you need to know in order to really find out. For the sake of simplicity we will limit […]

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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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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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