We’ve identified four key steps to successful succession planning in our 40 years supporting companies with their talent management programs. Give them a try and you’ll have an advantage over most companies out there.
35% of mid-sized companies say it’s hard to fill positions
One-third also say they’re planning to invest in an assessment tool to help them make better hiring decisions, according to the 2014 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey. If you’re one of those, but you’re also concerned about the price of such a system our Unlimited Access Licence may be for you. Unexpected hiring can have you going back to your CFO, cap in hand, to pay for unplanned assessments; or, just as bad, having to forgo assessments because you run out part way through the year. Not with our unlimited plan. Pay less, get more.
If you’re a sales manager you know the pressure add top talent to your team and you know how tough it is hiring sales people. Cost estimates for a bad sales hire run into the millions of dollars. Even taking a more conservative approach, a 2012 report by the DePaul University Centre for Sales Leadership put the average cost to hire, train and replace a sales […]
For over a century the prevailing management wisdom in many companies has been that, in order to get improved performance from employees, you have to reward the behavior you want and punish the behavior you don’t. This philosophy has been built into compensation models, employee incentive plans, performance management programs, ingrained in the very fabric o […]
A lot of coaching comes down to the questions you ask and how you ask them. The most effective coaches will ask a question instead of making a statement, but it’s also the type of question they ask that makes a difference. The key is to ask impactful questions that produce results. These questions will lead to deeper learning for the employee and the creatio […]
How to Choose a Talent Assessment Tool
Talent assessment tools have been shown to increase productivity and reduce recruitment costs, but they’re not all created equally. Make sure you ask these 6 questions before you choose the solution for your organization.
Establishing the right fit is critical and McQuaig has been very helpful in that regard. We need someone whose values and motivations are aligned with ours or success will be an uphill battle.
Bill Stensson, Sheridan Nurseries
The customer support we have received from every employee at McQuaig has been “world class” from the first day and has continued till this day. We see the team at McQuaig as true “business partners” not just a vendor.
J. Ken Bell, CareSouth Homecare Professionals
The McQuaig System is an excellent tool not only for hiring the right people but also for their development. This will help in ensuring some compatibility and will contribute significantly to achieving corporate objectives.
Olivine Barnes, Sagicor Life Jamaica Ltd.
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Imagine knowing how they’d behave in the job before making the offer.