Social Media and Selection: Ingenuity or Slippery Slope?
ACME Corporation wants to screen applicants by casually checking out their Facebook pages or following their tweets on Twitter. Yet, they selectively choose to do this for "younger applicants who are most likely involved in social media outlets" only and have no clear guidelines for gathering or evaluating their findings. One member of the human resources department raises concerns about potential ethical violations and/or privacy law invasions. ACME Corporation proceeds anyway. "It is all public information, what is the worst that can happen?" they wonder. Click here to read more.
EASI·Consult® Announces New Teaming Relationship with Human Capital Solutions!
EASI·Consult® is proud to announce an exciting, new teaming relationship with Human Capital Solutions. The Human Capital Solutions group are consultants in the field of executive search. They know what it takes to deliver the results your business requires. They have the people and the processes to deliver those results. Their retained executive search consultants are experienced industry veterans.
EASI·Consult’s David Hoff was a guest expert on the CFR Career 100 podcast. Click here to listen.
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EASI·Consult's® President and CEO, David Smith, recently visited Cape Town, South Africa to attend the International Congress of Psychology. The conference included over 5,000 psychologists, representing 88 countries. Archbishop Desmond Tutu delivered the commencement speech with his typical humbleness and humor. The conference proved to be a successful exchange of global research and ideas.
During the five-day event, one of the major display booths was hosted by EASI·Consult's® South African partner company, JvR. JvR is the largest Human Capital consulting firm in South Africa and has a division for the publication and distribution of "Industrial and Organizational assessment tools" for professional psychologists throughout Africa. JvR highlighted one of EASI·Consult's® newest online pre-employment test — the Manufacturing Compatibility QuestionnaireTM (MCQTM). Currently used by companies such as Rolls Royce, MacLean Power Systems, USG Corporation and Hubbell Power Systems, the MCQTM evaluates key factors required to be successful in entry-level manufacturing and assembly work. The MCQTM then indicates a candidate's likelihood of success in these type of positions. Validation studies have demonstrated the MCQ's ability to predict a person's attitudes and abilities related toward safety, working with teams, dependability on the job, and ability to solve problems.
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Title: Designing Workplace Mentoring Programs: An Evidence-Based Approach