11 Apr 2011

Theory Based
It's a reality that incompetent accounting staff can virtually destroy a business. Accounting practices have evolved over the last decade due to unprecedented market pressures including commodity-based pricing and increasing costs from training, technology, and litigation (Eilifsen, Knechel & Wallage, 2001). A number of accounting scandals in the early 2000’s (e.g. Arthur Andersen...

26 Oct 2010

Bad Weeds
Recruitment & Pre-Employment Selection Testing By using the intuitive method of psychometric testing during pre-employment screening processes, companies are hitting a home run the first time they hire someone. Selective testing is "intuitive", because it assesses job candidates beyond the normal interview questions, extracting information about the candidate through various kinds...

13 Jul 2010

Tricky Task
Graduate recruitment requires both adequate planning and the appropriate tools. With tens of thousands of students graduating from universities every year, businesses can experience difficulty in finding the right individual with the skills, ability and determination to fit the requirements of their graduate plans. Thousands of national and international businesses around the world ha...

21 Jan 2008

Job Performance
An independent study investigating the relation of the "Big Five" personality dimensions (Openness to Experience, Conscientiousness, Extraversion, Agreeableness and Neuroticism) to three job performance criteria (job proficiency, training proficiency, and personnel data) for five occupational groups (professionals, police, managers, sales, and skilled/semi-skilled) is summarised below....