Hero-Banner_3.jpg

SelectOne Blog

The DISC Profile and What it Tells Us About Job Suitability

Posted by SelectOne

There are many different methods for looking at and analyzing personality. Among these is the DISC profile, which can be a useful tool in understanding people’s underlying values and preferences when it comes to the work they do. In the workplace, this can be especially helpful in understanding how an individual approaches their job on a day-to-day basis. It can also be useful in diagnosing problems in team dynamics, especially when the people in question work well as individuals, but seem to have trouble when functioning together as a unit. When hiring, it can make sense to look at both the work itself and the work environment in which a new employee will be expected to function. The DISC profile is one tool that can help you think about whether a candidate might find it easy to succeed in the position.

Read More

Topics: Hiring Strategies

Mapping Out the Ideal Personality for your Job Opening

Posted by SelectOne

Do you know who you want to hire for your new opening?

Do you really?

Often, we think we’ve nailed down all the requirements of the job—they should be competent at using the relevant equipment, they should be responsible, they should be able to meet deadlines—but haven’t given much thought to the right personality beyond, “This person shouldn’t be a jerk.”

Read More

Topics: Hiring Strategies

Do I Need to Hire an Introvert or an Extrovert?

Posted by SelectOne

With more and more managers becoming aware of the fact that personality fit is a major component of employee success, discussions about character traits like introversion and extroversion are becoming more common in the workplace. This is especially true in hiring, where managers are constantly on the lookout for additional indicators of whether or not a given candidate might be a good fit for the role.

Read More

Topics: Hiring Strategies

Best Practices For Uncovering a Job Candidate's True Personality

Posted by SelectOne

You know that personality can have a big impact on whether or not a job candidate will be successful in a given role at your business. But unless you’ve worked with this person before, it can be a challenging task to uncover someone’s true personality during the hiring process.

Read More

Topics: Hiring Strategies

Determining How Valuable a Role is Within Your Company

Posted by SelectOne

When setting salaries, you need to determine how valuable the role in question is to your businesses. While this number likely won’t impact the low end of your salary range for the position (which will most likely be dictated by industry and area standards), it will have an impact on the maximum you’re willing to offer to an outstanding employee.

Read More

Topics: Financial, Hiring Strategies

How Current Market Rates Affect the Salaries You Set

Posted by SelectOne

Market rates help you know your minimum salary.

When you’re trying to woo an amazing candidate, you’ll want to look at their potential value to the company when deciding how high you can go in salary negotiations. But when you’re trying to determine the minimum you’d offer to a candidate who’s either a bit of a wild card (career changers, self-taught, fresh out of school, etc) or just okay? You need to make sure your lower range is high enough to avoid insulting your applicants or turning them away.

This is where market rates come into play.

Read More

Topics: Business, Hiring Strategies, Financial

Subscribe By Email

Subscribe By Email

Follow Us