eRep Blog

Employee Turnover Causes Client Turnover

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 24, 2018

This is the true story of a professional services company struggling with a serious hiring problem. People are their product and they've experienced a major issue with hiring the wrong candidates and the negative impacts that has caused. As they've learned the hard way, employee turnover causes client turnover.

Creating a Work Culture That Actually Works

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 17, 2018

There is a lot of talk about culture and its value in the workplace. But how do you build a strong and thriving culture, and how do you know when you've created a culture in your organization that works?

Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Death of High Turnover

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 27, 2018

Unhappiness and disengagement is one of the leading reasons people leave a job. If the pay is relatively equal between two jobs but one drains your soul, it's easy to understand why workers can be eager to jump ship and work for the competition.

Our Customers' Ultimate Motivation May Surprise You

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 20, 2018

Recently I conducted an exercise at eRep to analyze why people take the Core Values Index psychometric assessment. Our clients fall into three groups: individuals, job seekers, and employers. On the surface, all three had very different motivations. But what we found underlying all three groups may surprise you.

Hiring Without Interviews, 32-Hour Work Weeks, and Looking Forward to Performance Evaluations

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 13, 2018

In this article, we cover three hot topics. First, we discuss the process of hiring without conducting an interview. Then, we move onto a controversial policy by a New Zealand professional services firm that pays their employees for a 40-hour work week but only requires them to work 32 hours. And finally, we discuss the possibility of actually looking forward to performance evaluations.

What is Your Four-minute Mile?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 6, 2018

Each of us has a collection of mental or emotional barriers we feel are insurmountable. Sometimes we are fully aware of our capabilities and limitations (imagined or real) but more often we are unaware of our true strengths. Because of this, we pursue life paths that may not be compatible with our innate, unchanging nature.

Can You Clone A Top Performer?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
July 30, 2018

The Top Performer Profile, or TPP, is a system that measures and quantifies the qualities that define a top performer. With this data, information and insight, the organization can compare and rank candidate CVI scores to the TPP with mathematical precision. In a sense, the TPP and CVI gives you the ability to clone your top performer.

Getting To Know Your Authentic Self: A Personal Journey With the CVI

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

After learning more about how the CVI works and reflecting on my past experiences, I realized that whenever I was in a place that contradicted my profile, it took a lot more work and effort to achieve success than would have been necessary if I had been living within my 'happy place.'

What Do You Do?

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

Imagine you're at a networking event or a neighborhood block party or maybe chatting with other parents at your kid's soccer game. You meet some new people and the dreaded question comes up: "What do you do?"

Using Psychometric Assessment Data in a Human Resources Grievance Scenario

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
June 25, 2018

During a recent chat session on social media between eRep and a group of Human Resources professionals, several questions were asked about the viability and use of psychometric assessment information during a grievance or disciplinary scenario. eRep's response kicked the discussion into high gear.

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