eRep Blog

Does Happiness Have a Price?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 23, 2018

They say money doesn't buy happiness, and perhaps that's true — the best things in life are free. If we can't put a price tag on happiness, can we put a score on it and measure it objectively? There is a now a way to accurately measure individual happiness both at home and at work, and the best part is it's free.

Do What You Love (And Get Paid For It)

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 16, 2018

We all have heard the aphorism that if you do what you love, you'll never work a day in your life. The more pragmatic advice tells us to identify what we love to do and figure out how to get paid for it. This is easier said than done, right? Maybe not.

Performance Reviews Must Die

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 2, 2018

Employees despise them. Supervisors dread them. The antiquated and ineffective annual performance review needs to die.

Four Steps to Remove Bias in Hiring

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
March 19, 2018

Biases exist throughout the employment lifecycle whether we are aware of it or not. We filter candidates for new positions through involuntary lenses of subconscious emotion, performance is viewed through a lens of skewed expectations, and we are promoted or fired under the influence of similar effects. Here are four steps to eliminate these unconscious biases from your hiring process.

Video: Introduction to the Core Values Index Assessment

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
March 16, 2018

The Core Values Index Assessment is unmatched in the field of psychometric assessments, with a repeat reliability rating exceeding 97%. Nothing else comes close.

One Stop Hiring: Combining Psychometric Assessments and Applicant Tracking Systems

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
March 5, 2018

What if you had a one stop hiring tool that integrated psychometric assessments with an ATS, so you could not only track applicants based on where they are in the screening process, but rank them on suitability for the role based on their objective psychometric assessment score?

The Hidden Money Pit of Bad Hires

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
February 26, 2018

Hiring employees is expensive and time-consuming, taking staff away from more valuable work. It gets even more expensive when the new hire is the wrong person for the role. How does the smart organization use objective data to avoid the money pit of a bad hire?

What Every Employee Fears: Failure to Meet Expectations

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
February 19, 2018

I always dreaded getting annual performance reviews, even though they usually went well. This one was different. "I gave you a ‘failure to meet expectations' score because you didn't achieve your objectives for the year," my boss told me. The problem was I had no idea what my objectives were.

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.

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.

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