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.
It was Coleman Mockler, the former CEO of Gillette, who said “every minute devoted to putting the proper person in the proper slot is worth weeks of time later.” This is especially true in demanding roles; roles that have a significant bottom-line impact and have considerable, measurable fluctuations in productivity. Which roles in your organization are dema […]
In a post outlining a four-step coaching process, I listed a number of powerful tools coaches should have in their toolbox to ensure success. Today, I want to explore one of those tools: acknowledging and championing your employees. I've always believed that we have a choice to either raise people up to their greatest potential, or hold them back. It ca […]
I see a lot of articles and presentations about what great leadership looks like. The catch phrases are numerous: leaders lead, managers manage; leaders lead people, managers manage tasks. As I read all these, I sometimes feel bad for managers. Don’t get me wrong, I think strong leadership is critical to an organization. Without it, you’re destined for medio […]
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.
Start reducing turnover and increasing productivity today
Imagine knowing how they’d behave in the job before making the offer.