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Webinar "Jobfit 2015: Perception and Reality"

Posted by Binh Nguyen on Mar 26, 2015 10:59:00 AM

Recruitment nowadays no longer pays attention to the only purpose of finding labor. What recruiters look for is new member that will sustainably contribute to the growth of organization.

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Topics: chọn ngành học, Employee Assessment, behaviores, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools, job fit, Personalities, career orientation, career success

Foreign Manager’s Underperformance: Reasons and Solutions

Posted by Binh Nguyen on Feb 5, 2015 3:35:00 PM

You hire an ideal manager, in your opinion, who has the right skills and experience. Your expectation is that the new manager will drive the company in the right track and double profit. However, for some reason, the manager doesn’t perform well or meet your expectations. The question here is do you attempt to work out the problem with the new manager or do you fire them?

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Topics: improve productivity and performance, Charismatic leader, Charismatic leadership, Leadership Skill Improvement, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools, effective hr manager, Effective and Efficient Employees, manager

The Science Behind Employee Assessments for Hiring

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Oct 1, 2014 2:30:00 PM

Personnel decisions are too important to leave to chance, and interviews and background checks can only reveal so much information. In this time of uncertainty, it is imperative companies try to surround themselves with as much certainty as possible.

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Topics: Employee Assessment, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools

Improve your recruitment process and avoid bad hiring decisions with scientific employee assessments

Posted by Huy Tran on Aug 18, 2014 10:30:00 AM

Have you ever made a bad hire? Most of us have. Wrong hiring decisions have high costs. Despite the negative impact around the office - there are hiring and onboarding costs, and time wasted managing poor-performing employees. One of the most common reasons for bad hiring decisions is that managers fail to give proper attention to the employee selection process.

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Topics: Employee Assessment, turnover rate, Effective Hiring, right hiring, recruitment, hire, recruiting, hiring, Employee Assessment Tools, Effective and Efficient Employees, wrong hiring, job fit

How to Stop Hiring the Wrong People in Five Simple Steps

Posted by Kieu Nguyen on Dec 2, 2013 9:40:00 PM

Standardized interviews, questionnaires, complex scoring systems, background checks, drug tests and personality assessments — Corporate America has certainly engineered what should be a fool-proof process to help companies avoid hiring the wrong person.

Despite all of these processes and platforms, companies can still miss red flags in the hiring process, in fact, 66 percent of U.S. employers have been affected by a bad hire in the last year. And hiring errors come at a cost: a bad hire can cost a company as much as $50,000.

Luckily, picking up on warning signals is not difficult provided you practice keen observation and listening skills throughout the interview. Remember that a warning signal is not a 100 percent confirmation that there is a problem. Always consider any of the fairly defensible explanations that may have led to an interview blunder, such as an innocent misunderstandings or a classic case of nerves.

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Topics: Interview Tips and Techniques, Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools

Don’t Hire a Type, Hire Right!

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Oct 29, 2013 8:00:00 AM

I recently returned from exhibiting on behalf of Profiles at HR Technology Conference in Las Vegas. I was lucky to be chosen to attend, as this is the highest-attended conference of its kind. I love any opportunity to learn more about the industry I work in, latest trends, and of course, observing what our competitors, colleagues, and industry friends are doing to stay competitive in the market.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, profiles international, Employee Assessment Tools

You Can't Grow Until You Overcome Your Fears

Posted by Huy Tran on Oct 9, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Too often I hear of people who are held back because they feared the unknown; they did not want to leave their comfort zone. Fear is a natural defense mechanism that has saved our bacon on more than one occasion, but it also prevents us from moving in a more progressive direction.  I found it funny that more people fear public speaking than they do dying, which means you have less fear of being in the coffin than being the person providing the eulogy.


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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, profiles international, Employee Assessment Tools

Discover the Hidden Talents in Your Workforce

Posted by Rick Yvanovich on Jul 8, 2013 8:00:00 AM

Discover the Hidden Talents in Your Workforce

Renowned businessman, political figure and philanthropist, Thomas J. Watson, Jr. once said, “I believe the real difference between success and failure in a corporation can be very often traced to the question of how well the organization brings out the great energies and talents of its people.”

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Topics: Training and Development in Business, Employee Assessment Tools

Profiles International Successfully Completes SOC 2 and SOC 3 Security, Availability and Confidentiality Audit

Posted by Anh Mai on Apr 11, 2013 3:31:00 PM

WACO, TX – April 9, 2013 – Profiles International, Inc., (Profiles) the leading talent management solutions provider for organizations worldwide, announced that the company has successfully completed Service Organization Control (SOC) audits conducted by award-winning accounting firm Whitley Penn LLP. The SOC 2 and SOC 3 reports state Profiles maintains effective controls over the security, availability, and confidentiality of its talent management solutions systems.

Whitley Penn recently completed the SOC examinations of Profiles in accordance with the newer, more rigorous AT 101 standards following The American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) Trust Services. SOC 2 and SOC 3 provide much more stringent standards than the former SAS 70 - with a stronger set of controls and requirements.

Profiles is the only talent management solutions provider to meet the SOC 2 and SOC 3 requirements. All organizations who are concerned about the security, availability, and confidentiality of their information when working with service providers will find the AICPA Trust Services standards to be a requirement moving forward. This is especially important in highly-regulated industries like healthcare and finance.

"Our clients have always relied on the confidentiality of our assessment and survey reports, as well as the customer information they choose to share with us,” said Sia Ahmadzadeh, Senior Vice President, IT and Product Services. “Assurance of Profiles data and system security is also a frequent point of inquiry, and the availability of our systems is key for every customer who relies on our assessment products and services in the course of doing business. Profiles International takes these aspects of system and data security very seriously in the development and delivery of services to our customers.”

The SOC 3 report is designed to meet the needs of existing or potential customers who require assurance about the effectiveness of controls at a service organization. These controls are relevant to the security, availability, or processing integrity of the system used by the service organization to process the customers’ information, or the confidentiality or privacy of that information. Current and prospective customers interested in a copy of Profiles' SOC 3 report may visit: www.profilesinternational.com.

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Topics: Profiles International Vietnam, Employee Assessment Tools

Do You Have Zombies In Your Office? 10 Scary Hiring Practices to Avoid

Posted by Anh Tran on Feb 6, 2013 2:30:00 PM

Did you dress up for Halloween at work today? Did your co-workers and employees? With or without the witch hat or spooky make-up, let’s hope your employees aren’t dressed up as someone that is right for the job. Do you know if you have ‘real-life zombies and ghosts’ walking around your office on a daily basis?

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Topics: Effective Hiring, Employee Assessment Tools

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