10 Non-Technical Skills to Look for in Your Tech Candidates

It is clear that digital skills have grown in demand beyond tech companies and outside of IT functions. In the technology domain, having people that possess the needed technical skills and strategic acumen is pivotal. However, just like any other…

How to Make Real Change with Your DEI Efforts

Steps for Building an Inclusive Process Across the Employee Lifecycle Looking at this, if your organization does not already have standard processes in place today, start with some of these basic steps: Create accurate job descriptions that lay out the…

Take the Student’s Point of View in Graduate Hiring

Today’s graduates want to love where they work. They want to feel connected to your values and culture, and they embrace diversity. They also want to know they will be supported in today’s pandemic-impacted work environment to perform well and achieve their potential over time.   The desire for instant…

Uncovering the Truth about Personality Test for Hiring

How to use personality tests for hiring decision #1—Understand that not all personality tests are the same Assessments of personality can be Type-based and Trait-based – a point worth clarifying here. Years of science and psychological literature will attest to…

How Unbiased are Pre-Employment Personality Tests?

Do Personality Tests Harm Diversity and Inclusion? When watching Persona, one quote really hit home: “Personality tests are ableist, racist, sexist, and classist”. As mentioned earlier, we do everything possible to eliminate bias during the assessment development process. We should…

5 Lessons in Remote Onboarding from the Trenches

#2—Build a network strategically and quickly Aligning with the right people is mission-critical for opening the right doors, learning nuances about your role and team, and identifying opportunities to work cross-functionally and grow. This can be particularly challenging when onboarding…

How to Create a Leadership Team Ready for Industry 4.0

Welcome to this month’s edition of Insights By Andy. I am joined today with special guest Sonia Allinson Penny, who is not only a fantastic Human Resources consultant but also a respected practitioner of Talent Management. And that is the…