For the past 70 years, science has shown that humans are ineffective at assessing humans, technology alone is worse. The secret is collaboration between the two.
Whole Person Assessment: Balancing Character Flaws with Strengths
“You are the Grinch of assessments,” teased a fellow corporate psychologist after I shared the new scales we were norming. I smiled and asked her if she was investing six figures a year in someone, would she rather know the derailers or the positives? When we make talent decisions, can we ignore the negative? I … Read More
People Are Still Leaving: Two Reasons Your Retention Strategy May Not Be Working
“People are still leaving,” lamented the Division President of a large firm. His company lost more than one-third of its employees by May, and he was concerned. An exit survey indicated a desire for more flexibility; he implemented flexible policies around work hours. A culture survey showed that his employees wanted to be developed; he … Read More