5 leadership assessment tools to improve performance

What makes a good leader? Which traits, behaviors and interaction patterns are fundamental for effective leadership within an organization? By leveraging available leadership assessment tools, organizations may identify any of these entities in individuals that hold administrative roles. And, in doing so, they may train and empower people to actualize their potential and drive business performance forward. 

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5 leadership assessment tools to improve performance was last modified: April 26th, 2022 by Trait Forward

What is inductive reasoning and where does it help?

Suppose you need to find out why your colleagues, managers, supervisors or teammates behave the way they do. Why do they draw the conclusions they do? And, how are they doing it? There’s this great thing called inductive reasoning. That’s what we use to draw conclusions; and it works somewhat like a pattern recognition system.

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How to test people for logical reasoning and why it helps

Without logical reasoning, we tend to make decisions based on assumptions, past experiences or even a gut feeling. Applying such decision-making approaches in the workplace is a recipe for failure; especially when it comes to recruitment. When we assess candidates in an improvised way, with no thoughtful approaches in place, we inevitably lead ourselves to biased results — and conclusions. 

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Are personality tests reliable? All you need to know

Although measuring personalities is no easy task, valid personality tests are great tools for gaining a deeper perspective into a person’s psyche. Typically, these kinds of tests use questionnaires to measure personality traits, motivations, and behaviors; that is, among other things. That’s why we use them widely in the hiring process. Besides, ensuring that the chosen candidate fits the company’s culture — and needs — is of utmost importance, for everyone’s success. 

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Using aptitude psychometric tests in hiring

One of the biggest problems faced by HR managers, these days, is identifying the right skills to assess for each role, with enough clarity to help make the right decision. The use of overall impression makes for a highly problematic process. Such gut-feel assessments have been proven inadequate again and again; as such, the most qualified and fitting candidates may never be hired. That’s why we need aptitude psychometric tests in hiring.

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Using aptitude psychometric tests in hiring was last modified: March 23rd, 2022 by Trait Forward