eRep Blog

The Value of Purpose

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
February 12, 2018

The three components of the Performance Fuel formula — clarity, purpose, and feedback — work together. Purpose is the feeling that what you do matters and will be appreciated. Unfortunately in many organizations today, the value of purpose in our work is often unappreciated.

If You Like High Turnover, Stop Reading Now

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
January 29, 2018

If your company has a culture that accepts or even condones high turnover, the Core Values Index assessment isn't for you. But, if you like to keep costs down while boosting profitability, hire the right people and put them into the right seats by calling eRep and integrating the CVI into your organization today.

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.

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.

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.