TTI Success Insights vs. Predictive Index: Which pre-employment assessment is right for you?

Being in the talent solutions industry, we are constantly asked which assessments are “best.” Best is in the eye of the beholder; the real question to answer is what your specific needs are and which assessment (and assessment provider) will help you meet those needs?

Job Benchmarking: The roadmap to successful hiring

If you had a roadmap to success, a map that all but guaranteed you would achieve what you wanted to achieve - would you use it? While life may present no guarantees, having a job benchmark is about as close as you can come to improving your hiring capabilities. 

DISC vs. MBTI

How does DISC compare to MBTI? This is a common question many people have asked us over the years.

Do pre-employment personality tests scare away applicants?

At TTI Success Insights, we create assessments, many of which are used in the employment screening process. The question of whether or not pre-employment personality tests scare away applicants is a common one. Gaining understanding regarding what the tools do and don’t do will certainly help clear...

5 ways to recruit top talent during historically low unemployment rates

If I had a nickel for every time we were asked “do using personality tests make hiring more difficult,” I’d have a small fortune. Since this question is commonly asked by users of our products, we’ve decided to answer the question.

9 ways to stop a bad hire from infecting good talent

There are times when we hire someone who looked great on paper, sounded great in their interview but they turn out to be a bad hire. What's even worse is if they turn out to be a bee in our organizational bonnet.

Run Away From These Ten Common Resume Mistakes

A perfect resume is often the first step required to land a new job. Yet so many resumes fall flat in front of a prospective hiring manager. Among our network of hundreds of recruiters, we’ve found there are common resume mistakes that hiring managers can easily spot. Busy hiring managers have a...

Make it a two-way interview: 40 questions to ask during your next interview

The modern day interview has evolved tremendously from what it used to be. Gone are the days of sitting on the other side of an imposing interviewer sitting behind a huge desk with a significantly-raised chair. Nowadays, candidates are interviewing the companies just as much as they themselves are...

5 steps to help you ace an interview

It’s a new year and you are ready to reinvent yourself. After applying for a new job with a company you’d really like to work for, the call came that you’ve been selected for an in-person interview. You want to land this job badly.

Land a new job by learning from man’s best friend

My family and I got a new dog last weekend. We always prefer rescuing a dog from an animal shelter and this was no exception to that lifelong practice. While it’s very difficult to go into an animal shelter knowing you are likely going to have to say “no” to all but one dog, you still hope to find...