The best employees are worth their weight in gold
A valid cognitive ability or general mental ability assessment (GMA) is a sure-fire way to know if candidates are truly top performers.
Great skills, qualifications, years of experience, an impressive interview and impeccable references—sounds like you’ve found your person, right?
The truth is while all of these factors can help you identify your best candidates, the reality is even simpler.
After analysing more than 85 years of research across 32 000 job applicants and 500 different jobs, Frank Schmidt and John Hunter came to a surprising conclusion.
The usual factors we typically depend on to predict good performance aren’t as reliable as we might think.
This study found that people with higher cognitive ability are more likely to:
General Mental Ability (GMA, also known as cognitive ability) can be considered the primary personnel measure for hiring decisions and one can consider the remaining personnel measures as supplements to GMA measures.
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The right people can make all the difference to the work you do.
Your best employees are worth their weight in gold—naturally, you want to hire more people like them.
Our suite of assessments can help you to identify top-performing candidates, so that you can hire people who amplify the impact of your work.
Top performers transform the output of your entire team.
Your team’s output could be multiplied four times over by high-performing employees.
Through our assessments, you can identify highly motivated people who have the right skillset and capabilities, so you can increase your team’s productivity.
Make your hiring decisions sustainable and worthwhile.
The hiring decisions you make today should support your organisations’ future performance.
Our assessments help you to identify the candidates who can meet your standards.
Speed up the early stages of employment.
It takes time to onboard and successfully train a new employee.
Top performers learn the ropes faster and respond more effectively to training.
Our assessments help you to find people who click with their roles quickly.
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