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 want to increase your likelihood of building an engaged workforce it is far more empowering and effective to tap into and focus on an employee's strengths. According to studies by Gallup, employees whose managers focus on developing strengths are eight times more likely to be engaged than those whose managers focus on fixing weaknesses.
Feedback is a key component of a successful coaching program. Without it, you can’t effect positive change. If you’re not paying attention to the three key elements of feedback, though, you might be wasting your breath. Those three key elements are observations, perspectives and pathways.
How much time do managers spend motivating their staff? While I haven’t seen any studies that track this, if you asked people managers in your company – or think about your own time if you manage people – I’ll bet the number would surprise you. I’ve heard estimates on this run as high as 50% of a manager’s time. Imagine if you had an extra two-and-a-half wee […]
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.