Psychometric Tests for Recruitment – The Science!

Psychometric testing, performed by trained psychologists, is the best predictor of job success of any recruitment or selection tool out there. It is a science, and it teaches you lots. Check out this week’s HR ShopTalk episode to find out more!

Allyship at Work: Take Action!

Let’s get a bit real. Chances are, if you are white in the workplace, you think you are an ally. For example, approximately 75 percent of white employees believe that they are allies to women of colour. However, when do you recall DOING something in support of someone with a marginalized identity?

Conducting Job Evaluation: Job SIZE

Compensation is possibly the most important thing Human Resources must get right. If you underpay people, they will be unhappy or leave. Even more so, it is wrong. Though, if you overpay people, everyone is going to want a raise to match, and your compensation costs will rise.

Principles of Organization Design

Sometimes it seems like organizations are always re-organizing–or ‘re-orging’ as some say–or designing departments for the next superstar leader. Are these good ideas? Maybe yes, and maybe no. It depends on a few things, including whether or not the change enables the organization to be more effective rather than being less effective. Read more to find out.

Building Resilience at Work–in You and in the Workforce

How long does it take you to bounce back after some failure? Do you stay sad and ruminate for a long time or dust yourself off, incorporate some lessons, and keep going? The latter is resilience and it is pretty obvious that it would be helpful.

Personality Assessments For Team Building

What are personality assessments at work good for? What are they not good for? That is the basic question of this episode plus how to pick a test that will work for you.

HR Surveys for Mergers and Acquisitions

Surveying employees before or just after a merger or acquisition can change how you manage your people. In particular, there are two aspects to explore: (1) the deal itself, and (2) the similarities and differences between the two workplace cultures that are being brought together. Are the cultures more similar or less? Do you need to protect the culture of the company being acquired? Because maybe the culture is why it is effective.

Tips for Dealing with Upset Employees

In HR, we deal with many upset people. Perhaps, it is not a daily occurrence, but it is fairly frequent. This video will give you some tips on how to deal with a variety of situations. Watch the full episode here to learn more.

Employee Engagement – Running A Survey

It is crucial to survey your employees through an employee engagement survey. Your employees have feedback to give you, and you should know what they are looking for. However, it has never been easier to run a bad survey.