Visionary vs. Operational Leaders: Which is the Right Fit for Your Business?

Visionary vs. Operational Leaders: Which is the Right Fit for Your Business?

Visionary vs. Operational Leaders: Which is the Right Fit for Your Business? It might surprise some and be common knowledge to others that there is more than one type of leadership style. One common distinction can be made between Visionary Leaders and Operational Leaders. Work history, resume, pre-employment tests and interviews all provide evidence of a...

Pre-Employment Testing for Leadership: 6 Personality Traits of Good Leaders

Pre-Employment Testing for Leadership: 6 Personality Traits of Good Leaders

Effective managers are cut from a different cloth than other employees. These leaders exhibit a particular set of personality traits that mix emotional strength with hard work and positive attitude. High on the list of personality traits these leaders display are assertiveness, work drive, teamwork orientation, extraversion, emotional stability and optimism.

Can I Justify the Costs of Adding Pre-Employment Testing Into My Hiring Practice?

Can I Justify the Costs of Adding Pre-Employment Testing Into My Hiring Practice?

Testing can dramatically increase your success in hiring superior employees, while at the same time reducing the number of “bad or unsuccessful candidates” hired. Superior employees are an excellent investment of company resources because they: Learn more quickly so the investment in training dollars is spent wisely. Use their job knowledge to make wise decisions to...

Testing Best Practices: Dealing With Disabilities

Testing Best Practices: Dealing With Disabilities

This post is part of an ongoing series about assessment testing best practices. Click here to view other posts in the series. Discrimination: Not something that an employer wants to be accused of. Luckily, as far as assessment testing goes, there is little reason to worry (assuming of course that you are using Resources Associates tests. We can’t make...

Testing Best Practices: How To Use The Test Results

Testing Best Practices: How To Use The Test Results

This post is part of an ongoing series about assessment testing best practices. Click here to view other posts in the series. If you want to have a happy, productive team, then you must always do your best to ensure that you are hiring smart, hard-working employees who have the potential to fit in well with your company. The cost of hiring a bad worker is far too...