Uniform Guidelines on Employee Selection Procedures

The following ‘Guidelines’ were established in 1978 (and periodically amended) to assure fair and equal hiring and promotion practices. Many HR departments do know know they exist. In a rare twist of government bureaucracy, the ‘Guidelines’ also represent best practices. They are usually the foundation for EEOC challenges. CFR Code of Federal Regulations Pertaining to…

Olympic Teams Hold Tryouts for Good Reason

Olympic Teams Hold Tryouts for Good Reason   In spite of the need for high performance, research shows that there are still major differences in productivity among employees. In a recent book on selection, Adrian Furnham wrote that variance in productivity across workers averages about two to one: that is, good workers produce about twice…

Technical Manual for the AIMS Survey

In spite of the need for high performance, research shows that there are still major differences in productivity among employees. In a recent book on selection, Adrian Furnham wrote that variance in productivity across workers averages about two to one: that is, good workers produce about twice the output of poor workers. In the weaving…

Do You Feel Lucky?

Do You Feel Lucky?   How AIMS Affect Performance Picture this.. You are standing before your Board of Directors asking to rent some equipment. You tell them it costs $75,000 a year and its price will increase 6% annually. You have no idea if it will perform like the demo and there is even a…