Applicant Evaluation: Hard Skills vs Soft Skills

Applicant Evaluation: Hard Skills vs Soft Skills

I discuss this delicate subject with at least one client every week: should you hire people based on their technical (hard) skills or rather on their personality-related (soft) skills? After over 25 years of experience in the personnel selection business, I, of...
Pre-Employment Testing: When And How?

Pre-Employment Testing: When And How?

As much as the law may differ from one state to another, there are basic rules to consider if you want to use any type of pre-employment assessments to support your selection/hiring process. In this article, we will define when and how it is best to use such tools....
Hiring: How To Test For Honesty?

Hiring: How To Test For Honesty?

Have you ever felt seriously betrayed by a dishonest (new) employee who, during the hiring process, was the “perfect” applicant – had all the talents and seemed to possess all the soft skills needed for the job? Honesty is a very delicate topic, especially during...