Contrary to popular belief, extroversion is not always the key to success in the workplace. Introverts can be a huge asset to your workplace. Read how to embrace the power of your introverted workforce!
Lack of clarity about the position, interviews done 'on intuition', no clear objectives, shortage of talents... Still today, nearly half of all recruitments are a failure.
Over recent years, new recruitment methods have emerged, spurred on by the rise of digital technology. Among these are pre-recorded video interviews, which enable recruiters to refine the candidate pre-selection stage.
Ideally, organisations would want all their employees to work at their full potential and contribute equally. But research shows that the long-term success of an organisation is driven and sustained by a select few high-potential employees or HiPos. High-potential employees deliver two to six times the return of average players.*
We have well seen how many start-ups have experienced a slowdown or even been eliminated from the market due to poor decisions by their charismatic leaders. And yet most of them were recognized to be brilliant.
Conventional employees are often seen as traditional, ones who like to follow the routine, and avoid work that does not have clear directions. But a Conventional employee is more than that. In the workplace, the Conventional personality types keep the things running smoothly and take the organization to the next level. You will find that some of your most efficient and dependable finance personnel, administrators and technical writers are Conventional.
Recently, the ‘Pokémon Go’ fever gripped the world, and as professionals, especially in HR and candidates play the game to discover and catch the friendly beasts: there are some very useful business lessons that they can learn from this very addictive game.
An enterprising person is defined by the dictionary as resourceful, bold and initiative — But an Enterprising personality defined by RIASEC model is much more than that. Holland’s RIASEC model puts forward that personality is key to understand work interests and it divides people into six personality-based groups, one of them being Enterprising. He also states that individuals belonging to these personality groups have a preference for certain types of tasks and interactional styles, knowledge of which shall allow you to quickly determine any individual’s career fit.
What do you think of when you hear the words “a Social employee”? Someone who’s always suggesting after-work drinks or chatting with friends and colleagues? Who cheers you up on a Monday morning, but stresses you out when you need everyone focused on their work?
Psychometric tests are widely used in business schools, in engineering institutions, and in some universities. On top of that, they are also frequently used to select students for short-term programmes for technical diplomas. "Due to the increase in interest for such tools, their use will strongly grow in the years to come," foresees Céline Jouffray."