eRep Blog

Profile: James Bond

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 22, 2018

The ability to interact effectively with others could be classified as a super power in the next Marvel or DC blockbuster. It wouldn't be as exciting as shooting spider webs out of your hands or lifting cars with one hand, but in the real world few things are as useful as interpersonal success. James Bond proved to be an interesting analysis of different CVI energies in a beloved movie character.

The (Mis)Value of Cultural Fit in Hiring

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 15, 2018

Those who are passionate about their job and have a strong sense of purpose—that what they do matters and is appreciated—will add to the culture and help it grow. Their enthusiasm and passion will infuse the culture in a positive way.

The Dark Side of Working Hard

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 8, 2018

If someone is a hard worker, there is a universal assumption that they can do anything. We belabor the point with our children ad nauseum, "With enough hard work, you can be and do anything you set your mind to." Although with uplifting and encouraging intent, this carries with it the nasty underbelly of hard work that exists despite our unconscious denial.

Layers of Success

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 1, 2018

The smart organization uses eRep to build layers of success on top of the raw power of the CVI by putting the right people into the right seats, organizing applicants with our ATS, measuring engagement and happiness, and empowering their rock star staff with the performance formula of clarity, purpose and feedback.

The Compulsion of an Author

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 25, 2017

I wrote three novels in three years. It took a lot of time, but it wasn't work. Like an incoming tide, it was something I futilely tried to hold off before I finally relented and wrote the first page, and then the first chapter, and then the first book, and so on. It didn't take effort to write those books, it took effort not to.

Measure Twice, Cut Once

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 18, 2017

It would be foolish to build a piece of furniture without taking careful measurements prior to each cut. Now there is a way to measure twice with real, objective data before making a hiring decision.

A River Runs Through the CVI

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 11, 2017

The enthusiasm of a Core Values Index adopter can be infectious to others. Like renewing a local resident's appreciation for the Columbia River Gorge when a friend visits from out of town, an interview with Dale Lovett, CEO and President of Lovett Services has heightened the author's appreciation for the power of the CVI.

Productivity Comes Second

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 4, 2017

It has been said that if you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. This maxim speaks to the relationship between employee engagement and passion and the productivity that results from it.

For Employee Happiness, Skip the Foosball Table and Espresso Machine

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 27, 2017

Skip the foosball table and espresso machine. The best way to improve employee happiness is by putting the right people into the right seats.

Top Ten Uses for the CVI at Home, Work, and School

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 20, 2017

The Core Values Index is the most powerful and accurate personality assessment tool available, with a repeat reliability score above 97%. Nothing else comes close. Read about the top ten ways the CVI can be used by employers and individuals.

Learn more about the CVI and take the Core Values Index assessment today.