Monthly Archives: January 2014

Five Things You Need To Know To Improve Your Hiring Process

Now HiringWhy Is The Hiring Process So Important?

It is incredibly important to get your hiring process right.  First of all, the time you have spent on this process is very valuable and costly, so it is important to only do it when needed.  Doing it wrong means going through processes of retraining people, sorting out their mistakes, potentially going through legal procedures in order to relieve them of their position, only for it all to start again.  Get the hiring process right, however, and none of these problems will happen.  There are plenty of things you can do in order to do things appropriately, but the following five are probably the most important.

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How Does The DiSC® Personality Test Work?

Assessing Behavior

The DiSC Personality Test is a very powerful tool to assess behavior.  It was developed following the theories of William Moulton Marston, psychologist.  Marston suggested that there are four specific personality traits, which are Dominance, Inducement, Submission and Compliance.  Walter Vernon Clarke took this theory and developed it further, using it as a personality assessment tool.

Marston studied the emotions and behavior of normal people and their interaction with their environment.  The research conducted by his contemporaries Jung and Freud had centered on the emotions of abnormal people.  Marston developed the theory to explain model of human behavior and people’s emotional responses to various stimuli; but he did not create an assessment tool.

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