Recruitment

Would You Hire an Olympic Athlete?

Have you ever wondered what it takes to be an Olympian? With the Rio Olympics upon us, we decided it might be fun to explore the profile of an Olympic athlete using The McQuaig System and look at...

Building the Business Case for Talent Assessments

Have you ever pitched management on a really great idea, but just couldn’t get the funding to try it? Even though numerous studies have shown the benefits companies realize by using assessments in...

How to Engage Hiring Managers with Assessments

Hiring managers; you can’t live with them … Some people I speak to in HR would just end that sentence there, but the reality is you can’t live without them either. That doesn’t change the fact that...

Your Favorite Posts of the Year

As we approach the middle of the year, I thought I’d use one of our blog posts to thank you for reading and sharing our blog. I'm always interested to see which posts interest you. Sometimes I...

Don’t Become a Candidate Experience Horror Story

I recently read a LinkedIn Pulse post on candidate experience that began with the following sentence: “I just spent the last 22 weeks living through the most obnoxious, frustrating, and drawn out, in...

How to Use Assessments When Hiring

Research has shown that using assessments can reduce cost-per-hire, increase productivity and lower turnover, but just using assessments isn’t always enough. To get full value from your assessment...

Cognitive Ability Tests – Are They in Your Hiring Toolbox?

How do you know if someone can keep up with the pace of change in a role? If they’re an effective decision maker? What about their problem solving skills? These are key questions that need to be...

New Hire Checklist: Tips for Onboarding New Employees

Are you doing everything (reasonably) possible to ensure the new hires you’ve spent time and money finding are going to stick around and become productive? Do you have a structured process for...

How to Build a Strong Executive Search Firm Brand Using Assessments

This post originally appeared on AESC Insights blog The executive search industry generated $11.7 billion in revenue globally in 2014. In the US market alone there are more than 6,000 companies vying...

HR Turns to Content Marketing to Attract Talent

There she is: your ideal candidate. The right experience, the right attitude, she’s got the behavioral profile to succeed in the role and is a strong match for your culture. Now, how do you get her...

The Top Recruiting Channels for 2016

Which channels are most companies using to attract talent? And, more importantly, which of those channels are providing them with the best candidates?

The Secret to Hiring for Culture Fit

Guest post by Jamie Notter, Founding Partner, WorkXO According to the 2016 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey, nearly two thirds of the respondents say it’s hard to find a cultural fit when...

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