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The Top Three Things You Need to Understand About Pre-Employment Testing

By Aptitude Analytics | Aug 12, 2021 |

You know how important it is to make the right decision when you are hiring. While you can always get rid of a bad candidate, finding a quality employee is expensive. You also have extended downtime from not being fully staffed. Combined, those factors turn a bad hiring decision into a costly practice for companies. The smaller the company…

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How Employment Screenings Can Increase Engagement

By Aptitude Analytics | Aug 12, 2021 |

You have heard over and over how employment screenings can help you find the right employees. But have do you know that employment screening tools can help you figure out how to motivate the employees that you have? When used properly, employee analytic tools can help you determine the best way to engage your workforce. What Is…

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How Emotional Events Impact Assessments

By Aptitude Analytics | May 5, 2021 |

While we think of personality as a constant, we also know that significant events can impact character. Theoretically, assessments help predict how people will respond to the everyday stressors of business life. However, what happens when a person experiences stressors that go beyond the norm? Those stressors may result in a temporary change in a…

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The Pros and Cons of Personality Tests for Employees

By Aptitude Analytics | Apr 28, 2021 |

Finding the right employee for a job or determining how to coach an employee to help them become better employees can be a very difficult process. Personality tests are one of the tools human resource professionals can use to help them find the right candidates and select the right training for existing employees. The two…

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How the Different DISC Personality Types React Under Pressure

By Aptitude Analytics | Apr 13, 2021 |

One of the ways that the DISC personality assessment can be helpful is because it can help predict employee behavior, including how they are likely to react under pressure. Naturally, each personality type has some weaknesses as well as some strengths when responding to high pressure scenarios and knowing what those weaknesses and strengths are can help…

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Guidelines for Employee Assessments

By Aptitude Analytics | Mar 1, 2021 |

Assessment tools can be a great way to help improve your workplace. They help you measure employees’ natural abilities, so that you can optimize your workplace and increase employee satisfaction. They can also help you identify areas where employees may need additional support and training. However, if you have not previously used assessments in your…

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DISC and Crisis Management

By Aptitude Analytics | Feb 24, 2021 |

One of the most important factors for a company is resilience. While companies can plan for certain challenges, if 2020 has shown us anything, it is that some challenges are not as easily predicted. To make sure that your company can continue to function in a healthy and profitable manner, even in the face of…

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Your Guide to DISC

By Aptitude Analytics | Feb 18, 2021 |

Curious about DISC? Read on to discover what DISC is and how it can help you make the right HR decisions for your company. What is DISC? DISC is a behavior model that measures people on four factors: Dominance (D), Influence (I), Steadiness (S), and Compliance (C). These factors combine to work together and the…

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Moving Past 2020

By Aptitude Analytics | Feb 12, 2021 |

2020 has been an epically bad year. Even those who have experienced triumphs and joys in their own personal or professional lives have been doing so in the context of a deadly global pandemic and a year full of disturbing and distressing news events. As people’s work lives changed, so did their personal lives. Change…

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Comparing Natural and Adapted DISC Graphs

By Aptitude Analytics | Feb 4, 2021 |

When a person takes a DISC assessment, they should get two different graphs. Labeled Natural and Adapted, they both display results but in two different contexts. Sometimes you may see results as a single, averaged graph. The problem with an averaged graph is that it flattens out the differences between Natural and Adapted behaviors, which can…

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