Google’s secret weapon for world domination: Data-based hiring

“All people decisions at Google are based on data and analytics.” – Kathryn Dekas   I have long advocated the use of hard scientific data in hiring as one of the most effective means to drive organisational success. It was a bit of an uphill battle at first. While all CEO’s recognised that the key to … Read more

Rebuttal for Personality Tests Haters

“the correlation between well-established personality tests and occupational outcomes is around .40; that’s significantly higher than typical job interviews & substantially higher than the correlation between Ibuprufen consumption and pain reduction (.14)” – Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic As Technology continues to meet Psychology and we work to leverage that data in the cloud to predict employee performance, … Read more

Three Key Talent Assessment Trends

“As time goes on, advances in science and technology will allow talent assessments to become increasingly more effective, and the more effective talent assessments become, the less anyone will notice them.” – Charles Handler Technology is truly meeting Psychology.  A large number of companies are offering fresh and engaging products that are redefining the assessment … Read more