eRep Blog

What is the connection between psychometric profiles and job satisfaction?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
June 24, 2019

Many of us have taken assessments or personality tests of one stripe or another in our lives. They are frequently used to determine our best educational or occupational path forward. Our first introduction to these tests is often in middle or high school.

Can psychometric assessments be fooled?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
May 20, 2019

An implicit characteristic of a quality psychometric assessment, especially regarding its reliability, is the inability of the individual taking it to manipulate or control their results.

Get lucky: Find your best career path with a psychometric assessment

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 29, 2019

They say luck occurs when preparation meets opportunity. Success is when a challenge becomes aligned with the solution designed to match it. When looking for job satisfaction, is this something that can be planned, or is it just happenstance?

Have you put your job into the friend zone?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 22, 2019

Do you love your job? If not, you may be like 119 million other workers in the U.S. that share something in common: you've put your job into the friend zone.

There is a 93% chance you are ____ in your current job

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 15, 2019

Studies have discovered a shocking statistic about the workplace that has a trillion dollar negative impact on the economy each year. Ask yourself two critical questions to find out if you are part of the other 7%.

Pay Equity as an Employer, Pay Equity as an Employee

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 8, 2019

Do you pay your employees equitably? As a worker, are you paid fairly? How do you know?

Trial and error is a terrible way to find your true vocation

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
April 1, 2019

It is shameful how much trial and error goes into the hiring process. Not only do employers reluctantly rely on it when placing workers, but many people look back on their career and realize every job they had was an almost random attempt to find their true vocation.

I nearly changed my career because of a bad boss

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
March 25, 2019

I enjoyed the work, my coworkers respected and appreciated me, and my advancement up the ranks was rewarding. Despite all those things that were going well, I was profoundly unhappy in my job. I was in the right role for my psychometric profile, but my boss was not.

Wanted: Soul-sucking job with no satisfaction

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
March 11, 2019

We spend nearly a third of our lives at work. Surveys have shown that up to 70% of workers are unhappy in their job and 23% are actively disengaged. Another survey shockingly found that two-thirds of workers think about changing jobs up to once per second. Do you really want to spend a large portion of your life doing something you don't enjoy?

Would you trust a surgeon or airline pilot that doesn't love their job?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
February 25, 2019

Do you find yourself several years into a career that seems to require more effort than it should to reach the desired level of success? Do you find yourself thinking about other jobs a bit more often than you'd like? Why do others who achieve the same level of success seem to find it with greater ease?

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