eRep Blog

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.

Kyle Campbell, Owner, Veenhuizen Painting Specialties

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

We met with Kyle Campbell, owner of Portland-based Veenhuizen Painting Specialties, and discussed how implementing the CVI helped him make more than ever while working less. "The CVI has been the most important single factor in creating this success."

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.

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.

Understanding Your Conflict Resolution Strategy

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

Each core value has a particular way of dealing with conflict and fear. Everyone feels challenged or out of their element at times and the way we react to these situations depends entirely on our core values. One of the most useful insights provided by the full CVI report is how your particular CVI profile handles conflict. We call it Conflict Resolution Strategies and it provides powerful information that can change your personal and professional life in a profound way.

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