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What Are Pre Employment Tests?

What are Pre Employment tests?  What Do You Need To Know? They are tests that organizations give to job applicants to help them hire employees who are productive, dependable, and low-turnover. What does research say? Research on pre employment assessments and other prediction methods indicate that these are the most effective method to accurately predict…

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Pre-Employment Testing explained by Dr. Mercer Podcast

Click here to listen to Dr. Mercer talk about Pre-Employment Testing. Dr. Mercer explains in this live interview podcast everything you need to know about pre-hire testing. Listen to this live interview with expert, Dr. Michael Mercer as he explains what are tests and more.      

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How to Hire Highly Motivated Employees

Pre Employment testing scores can reveal the specific work activities that motivate a job candidate to feel highly motivated and be highly productive. Problem = I found one big, widespread misconception about what motivates employees:  Specifically, many managers incorrectly believe most employees are motivated by amount they are paid. But my research shows “superstar” employees…

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Increase Employee Engagement to Increase Your Company’s Profits – Part 2

Employee engagement is a hot topic lately.  And for good reason:  Employee engagement impacts whether your organization’s productivity and profits increase or decrease. Companies with highly engaged employees experience +  higher profits +  higher productivity +  lower turnover In contrast, companies with disengaged or unengaged employees experience –  lower profits –  lower productivity –  higher…

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Employee Engagement to Increase Your Company’s Profits

Employee engagement is a hot topic lately.  And for good reason:  Employee engagement impacts whether your organization’s productivity and profits increase or decrease. Companies with highly engaged employees experience +  higher profits +  higher productivity +  lower turnover In contrast, companies with disengaged or unengaged employees experience –  lower profits –  lower productivity –  higher…

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Hiring Employees With Good Work Ethic – Part 4

Companies grow when employees have a strong work ethic!  However, companies often hire employees with a lousy work ethic. There are several steps to help you hire employees who have strong work ethic plus avoid hiring lazy employees. Previously, we discussed: 1st STEP = REVIEW APPLICATION OR RESUME for WORK ETHIC CLUES 2nd STEP =…

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Hire Employees with Strong Work Ethic – Part 3

Companies grow when employees have a strong work ethic!  However, companies often hire employees with a lousy work ethic. There are several steps to help you hire employees who have strong work ethic plus avoid hiring lazy employees. Previously, we discussed: 1st STEP = REVIEW APPLICATION OR RESUME for WORK ETHIC CLUES 2nd STEP =…

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Hire Employees with Strong Work Ethic – Part 2

Companies grow when employees exhibit strong work ethic!  However, companies waste a lot when they hire lazy bums! Employees with a strong work ethic +  show up on time +  put in a day’s work (or more) for a day’s pay +  do work in careful, conscientious manner +  take pride in being productive + …

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Hire Employees with Strong Work Ethic

Companies grow when employees exhibit strong work ethic! But, companies waste a lot when they hire lazy bums! Employees with a strong work ethic +  show up on time +  put in a day’s work (or more) for a day’s pay +  do work in careful, conscientious manner +  take pride in being productive + …

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