Category: Personality Profiling

  • Characteristics of High Emotional Intelligence

    At KSB Consulting, we pay attention to Emotional Intelligence as a part of how we evaluate candidates in our recruiting process.  Our sister company, Ascend Profiles, uses personality profiling to assess each candidate’s Emotional Intelligence.  The article below provides 10 bullet points that highlight characteristics of people with high emotional intelligence. The article is highly…

  • Behavior-Based Interviewing: A View from the Other Side

    Behavior-based interviewing is founded on solid research in the behavioral sciences, and its effectiveness has been validated repeatedly in a wide variety of corporate environments.  The author of the article referenced below encourages those being interviewed to prepare for interviews by identifying specific situations from their work experience that highlight the attributes and behaviors that…

  • When Christmas Falls on Hump Day!

    Thank you for the support throughout the year! We couldn’t resist the hump day reference! Have a safe and happy holiday season!

  • Happiness: Moving The Average Up!

    Food for thought as we all run as fast as we can to meet our goals: Shawn Achor Ted Talk

  • Richard Branson’s Take on Hiring

    I have always been a fan of Richard Branson. Maybe it’s because I aspire to work from a hammock on my own island! Branson always has an opinion and many times it makes you step back and think. I love this take on hiring. Fit is SO important, and many times rushed and overlooked. How…

  • A Simple Way To Make An Impact

    This article reinforces a few simple ways you can make an impact on the job or at home. Words to live by! 10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

  • Infusing New Ideas or Hiring Yourself?

    Sometimes, in an attempt to hire a candidate who will be a good “cultural fit” with the organization, managers make the mistake of hiring themselves.  The article below discusses why that can be a big mistake.  One reason that rang true to me is that it is important to hire people who challenge your thinking…

  • Great Question!

    The author of the attached article suggests some great questions that can help organizations determine whether a candidate is a cultural fit. Take a look! Unconventional Interview Questions

  • Banks use Social Media to Communicate Company Culture

    The attached article references using social media to communicate your bank’s company culture, resulting in candidates that might be a better fit.  Numerous research studies have shown that 87% – 90% of turnover is due to lack of culture/personality fit versus lack of skills.  This is one of the primary reasons that we recommend using…

  • KSB Announces Personality Profiling Services

    Over the past couple of years, several of my clients have expressed an interest in using personality profiling to help them select, develop, and retain the best performing employees. Personality profiling would not replace a company’s current human resources processes, but would enhance them, adding a layer of confidence to hiring decisions and proving useful…