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Beyond “Culture Fit” in new hire screening

By Yves Lermusi
It is well known that a predictor of a candidate's future performance is the cultural fit with the new organization. 
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Nobel Prize on Improving Hiring Quality

By Yves Lermusi

Daniel Kahneman, Nobel Prize Winner and pioneer of Behavioral Economics, was asked in an interview how his research could help improve quality of hire?

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A television ad for recruiting?

By Yves Lermusi

We were happy to see that Sodastream created an ad to recruit. Click below to watch.

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TA Metrics Trends: More Quality, Less Candidate Satisfaction

By Yves Lermusi

A new survey from Brightfield Strategies of over 150 TA and staffing leaders from around the world showed this interesting trend:

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Article Summary from Fortune Magazine “How to Profit From the Ultra-Tight Job Market Right Now”

By Yves Lermusi
When a Talent Management article makes the cover of Fortune, you need to read it.  Read more

Nasty tactics offered to job seekers that employers should know about

By Yves Lermusi

Employers, this is a warning: some job seekers use nasty tactics... This short article will show you what some job seekers do and what you can do to avoid being fooled.

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Behaviors of a high-impact talent acquisition team

By Yves Lermusi

Interesting infographic from Deloitte, in short: 

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How to Compare a Canadian to an American For Hiring or Promotion

By Yves Lermusi

Reference check feedback from Canada must be similar to feedback given in the United States right? Wrong. In a piece we published regarding global rating behavior, Checkster analyzed online survey responses of 26,297 respondents from 8 different countries who were asked to rate over 5,000 workers.

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How to Stop Hiring Bad Candidates

By Yves Lermusi

What exactly is a “bad hire”? These are employees who aren’t a good fit for your organization.  It can be due to a lack of knowledge or skills but more often from an integrity or attitude issue.  A broader term for this would be “culture fit” issues.

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How to Compare Global Candidates for Hiring

By Yves Lermusi

Does your company hold a global presence and acquire, promote, demote talent throughout many different countries? When you subject a diverse world to the same rating scale in a survey, it’s important to be aware of the cultural and social context of each country to understand differences in the results.

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