Recruitment

Do Results Live Up to Promises with Behavioral Assessment Tools?

If you’re in the market for a behavioral assessment tool to help you reduce turnover and increase productivity, you’ll hear a lot of promises from assessment providers. An important part of your due...

Did You Reference Check Your Behavioral Assessment

It’s often said that exceptional customer service is a table stake in today’s world. That would be nice if it were true, but start asking questions of your friends and colleagues about the companies...

Take the Test, Read the Reports Before Buying a Talent Assessment Tool

A talent assessment tool is only as effective as the actionable information it provides for you to base decisions upon. If you’re considering a talent assessment tool one of the most important things...

Do Pre-Employment Tests Increase Your Exposure to Potential Lawsuits?

When you’re considering a behavioral assessment tool to improve your recruiting and employee retention results, one of the key areas you need to be aware of is ensuring the pre-employment test isn’t...

Turn Your Biggest Recruiting Challenge into your Biggest Asset

When we surveyed 570 HR professionals about their recruiting challenges, one of the biggest was their internal business partners: hiring managers. It turns out, when we dig deeper into this...

Is There Real Science Behind Pre-Employment Assessments?

If you’re considering a pre-employment test or employee assessment tool to improve your recruiting and employee retention results, there are six key questions you should be asking yourself and...

Do Candidates Ever Fake Pre-Employment Tests?

A question I get asked a lot is, do candidates ever "fake" their responses on an assessment like McQuaig, and how successful are they if they do? The recruitment process is, from the perspective of...

Interview Skills Training Turns Managers into Great Interviewers

It’s tempting to assume that anyone can interview potential employees and, with a few tips, accurately assess them. Tempting, but not true. Great interviewers are made, not born. Interviewing is a...

Recruiting Reports for Retail & Financial Services

Every industry is different, but there are many themes that run through all of them. That's what we've found as we release our special industry reports from the 2014 McQuaig Talent Recruitment...

The Big Challenges for Manufacturing Recruitment

The biggest recruiting challenge for manufacturing companies is finding candidates with the right technical skills, according to the 2014 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey. That's not...

How Candidate Assessments Improve Hiring Outcomes

How often has your company hired a candidate based on skills only to find that they just didn't fit the position?  I keep thinking about the results from our recent survey of 570 HR professionals....

Mid-sized Companies Losing More Candidates to Counter Offers

Mid-sized companies - those with 200-999 employees - are finding it harder to find qualified candidates and are losing more of them to their current employers than their small and large counterparts,...