eRep Blog

Can You Hear Me Now? Effective Communication is Crucial to Employee Success

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
June 11, 2018

When employees are engaged, they not only outperform their peers, they become motivated and inspired contributors to the company mission instead of jumping to the next opportunity with the competition. With today's tight job market, lowering turnover through effective communication may be the most important area of concern for business leaders today.

How to Hire a Top Performer

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
June 4, 2018

Hiring top employees is an expertise that all businesses should seek out, either outsourced or internally. How does the smart organization know what a top employee looks like? How is 'top' defined?

Adopt a Mission That Matters

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 28, 2018

It has been said that the pursuit of money is the root of all evil. This doesn't mean that profit in itself is bad. The scriptural admonition is all about priorities. Who's your master? Is it the almighty dollar? Or is your mission — the fundamental reason you're in business — more about doing something that actually matters in the world?

The Good Hire, the Bad Hire, and What's Your Sign?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 21, 2018

Back in the day, "What's your sign?" covered a lot of social ground. There were twelve possible answers that, in theory, explained everything you might want to know about a person during a first meeting. There are 7 billion humans inhabiting this planet and their personalities, likes, dislikes, and world views are supposed to be neatly categorized and grouped into twelve tidy descriptors. Would you hire someone based solely on their astrological sign?

Can a Personality Test Help You Find a Job?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 14, 2018

A personality test can help you land a job. In my case, it created a job specifically for me where one didn't previously exist.

Human Resources Needs a Shake-up

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 7, 2018

The human resources world is due for a shake-up. The hiring process and performance evaluation procedures we've long held to be sacrosanct are ebbing away and new operational models are emerging.

Do's and Don'ts of Core Value Profiles

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 30, 2018

We all have our preferred ways of communicating with others and having others communicate with us. The Core Values Index gives us a greater understanding of ourselves that includes how we like to work, play, communicate, and learn. Wouldn't it be great if you could use the CVI to understand how to work and interact with others, too?

Does Happiness Have a Price?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, 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 , Dir. Product Development, 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.

What is the Core Values Index Assessment?

By
Steve Williamson , Dir. Product Development, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 9, 2018

The Core Values Index assessment is easy to take and has a higher repeat reliability than any other psychometric assessment on the market today.

Learn more about the CVI: