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Category Archives: Personality Profiling
Characteristics of High Emotional Intelligence
At KSB Consulting, we pay attention to Emotional Intelligence as a part of how we evaluate candidates in our recruiting process. Our sister company, Ascend Profiles, uses personality profiling to assess each candidate’s Emotional Intelligence. The article below provides 10 … Continue reading
Behavior-Based Interviewing: A View from the Other Side
Behavior-based interviewing is founded on solid research in the behavioral sciences, and its effectiveness has been validated repeatedly in a wide variety of corporate environments. The author of the article referenced below encourages those being interviewed to prepare for interviews … Continue reading
When Christmas Falls on Hump Day!
Thank you for the support throughout the year! We couldn’t resist the hump day reference! Have a safe and happy holiday season!
Posted in Executive Recruiting, Holiday Humor, KenanSoperBryant, Personality Profiling Tagged cultural fit, holiday, Hump Day Leave a comment
Happiness: Moving The Average Up!
Food for thought as we all run as fast as we can to meet our goals: Shawn Achor Ted Talk
Posted in Banking, KenanSoperBryant, Personality Profiling Tagged banking, happiness, positivity, TED Talk Leave a comment
Richard Branson’s Take on Hiring
I have always been a fan of Richard Branson. Maybe it’s because I aspire to work from a hammock on my own island! Branson always has an opinion and many times it makes you step back and think. I love … Continue reading
A Simple Way To Make An Impact
This article reinforces a few simple ways you can make an impact on the job or at home. Words to live by! 10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day
Infusing New Ideas or Hiring Yourself?
Sometimes, in an attempt to hire a candidate who will be a good “cultural fit” with the organization, managers make the mistake of hiring themselves. The article below discusses why that can be a big mistake. One reason that rang … Continue reading
The author of the attached article suggests some great questions that can help organizations determine whether a candidate is a cultural fit. Take a look! Unconventional Interview Questions
KSB Announces Personality Profiling Services
Over the past couple of years, several of my clients have expressed an interest in using personality profiling to help them select, develop, and retain the best performing employees. Personality profiling would not replace a company’s current human resources processes, … Continue reading
Posted in KenanSoperBryant, Personality Profiling Tagged candidates, hiring, KenanSoperBryant, personality profiling, Soper Leave a comment