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The Pros and Cons of Hiring a Candidate with a Type A Personality

6 MIN READ Personalities can vary between people, but when it comes to types of personality tests used for hiring, we can narrow it down to four: Types A, B, C, and D, though most tests only cover Types A and B. Some may think that Type A candidates make the best employees: they’re goal-oriented, practical, organized, and

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Quality Recruitment

Soft Skills You Want in Job Candidates in 2020

6 MIN READ When recruiting candidates for your organization, there are some factors that recruiters typically look out for. This could be a personality test for applicants to determine if they would be a good fit for the company culture. For experience in required programming skills, they may be asked to perform a simple task. And for those

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Recruitment

Differences Between Talent Acquisition and Talent Management

6 MIN READ Many people, even HR professionals, think that the terms talent acquisition and talent management are the same. While the two are definitely related concepts that are significant to an organization’s growth and success, companies who keep an eye on the bigger picture and the long stretch know there’s a vital difference between the two. To

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How to Hire Employees for Cultural Fit

5 MIN READ Companies work hard to hire the best candidates for the job. Many understand the value of a good “competence fit” for the job – having the right capabilities and technical abilities to do the job – but there’s also the question of culture fit in the workplace. Why does this matter? While competence fit determines

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Quality Recruitment

Hiring Remote Employees: A Guide on How to Do It Right

8 MIN READ After the COVID-19 pandemic shook the world and turned it upside down, suddenly remote work was the only game in town. According to the New World of Work of Survey by Workable, nearly two-thirds of businesses around the world went fully remote while about a third went partially remote. Around 71% of companies surveyed stated

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Road to Better Hiring: Try these Types of Personality Tests for Employment

6 MIN READ When you’re on the hunt for new employees, recruiting individuals with the right skills and experience is probably at the top of your list of hiring priorities. However, while these factors are definitely great at predicting whether a candidate will perform well, they don’t really determine if a candidate will fit in with the team

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Quality Recruitment

What’s the Cost of a Bad Hire?

6 MIN READ All HR managers and recruitment teams strive to hire the best talent. Not only does a great hire improve productivity and positively impact the company’s bottom line, it can also boost office morale and overall team spirit. But what about the flip side? What are the effects of recruiting a bad hire? For starters, the

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Recruitment

Why Pre-Employment Screening is Crucial to Employers

4 MIN READ Candidate screening is one of the crucial tasks you have as a recruiter. However, analysing piles of resumes for a specific job position and selecting the top candidates to move forward in the recruitment process can be an overwhelming responsibility, especially if there’s incomplete or insufficient information. That’s why many companies look for alternative ways

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Pre-Employment Testing: What do Personality Tests Measure?

5 MIN READ Onboarding is often a time-consuming and expensive activity. That’s why recruitment teams try their best to vet potential candidates carefully. Considering that the average amount of time an employee stays with a company is 4.2 years, especially when it comes to Gen-Z employees,  it’s important for employers to know that a candidate will be a

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Recruitment

Make Recruitment Contactless During COVID with Online Assessments

4 MIN READ The “future of work” that experts have been talking about for years is now upon us — a world of remote working, online collaboration, and video conferences. In the Philippines, the nationwide quarantine has disrupted everyday operations, forcing most companies to let their employees work from the safety of their homes.  The COVID-19 pandemic has changed how the world

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Fraud Shuts Down Respected Stock Brokerage Firm

3 MIN READ R and L Investments, a stock brokerage firm situated in Mandaluyong City, stopped all trading operations on November 4, 2019 following the revelation they had been defrauded for hundreds of millions of pesos. The mastermind of the long-running scam was a long-time employee, who single-handedly shut down the 50-year-old company with his scheme.  A Fortune Lost

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Business Threat: The 3 Worst Types of Employees

3 MIN READ According to a comprehensive report by the Association of Fraud Examiners, 81 percent of fraudsters displayed one or more behavioral red flags before their crimes were detected. There were 220 reported cases of fraud in the Asia-Pacific region in 2018, with a median loss of $236,000. Fraudsters in the Philippines were responsible for 25 of

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