Twegos - Predictive pre-hire assessments

Hire people that stay

Getting to know Joeri our organizational pshychologist

I see a bright future for Twegos because it creates a win-win situation with enormous added value for both employers and jobseekers. Not only in terms of time and money, but also in terms of the experience both parties gain from the recruitment process. We obviously hope that Twegos will become the benchmark in the field of soft skill matching. ...

What are the main causes of high employee turnover?

A high employee turnover tends to be one of the biggest issues for companies. They invest in employees by providing extensive training and after a short period of time they leave way too fast. What are the different causes of this phenomenon? Are there any measurements which can be taken? Or do you as a company simply need to take this into account and make your peace with it? Well, you don’t! Read all about the main causes of high employee turnover....

Getting to know Jeroen co-founder and tech expert

I am responsible for the technical side of things at Twegos. I make sure that all our systems run without a hitch. Aside from that, we keep thinking about the future, where Twegos has such tremendous potential. I, for one, am thrilled to be able to build on that future....

Why Hiring for Culture Fit Is OK

In a recent article published in Harvard Business Review, Joeri Hofmans and Timothy A. Judge argue that much of the controversy surrounding hiring for culture fit can be summarized in four common misconceptions. Using scientific research, they demonstrate that clearing up those misconceptions can help managers measure culture fit correctly and improve their talent strategies....

CASE : Prime inc

If you are not familiar with the American transportation industry, you might not know that a shortage of drivers and driver turnover are massive challenges it faces. The American Transportation Research Academy (ATRI) recently released the Top Industry Issues report for 2018, which showed that the driver shortage is the top issue faced by transportation professionals, while driver retention ranks number three 1. To outperform its competitors, a carrier must solve both of these problems in its o...

Meet the team: Jurgen Noel

Time and time again we can see that we can have a direct impact on the effective turnover of our customers… I really like that rush! “Happier people make healthier companies. That’s what we at Twegos are all about!...

CASE : Le Pain Quotidien

Mid 2016, Twegos started measuring values in Le Pain Quotidien’s Belgian employees. After a test phase, the decision was made to create reference groups per store and let every candidate take the value assessment as a pre-qualifier and first step in the application process. That way those candidates who fit the company best and are most likely to perform good in their jobs, are detected and can be invited faster for an interview....

labour shortage : how to adjust your hiring process today

When you have several job openings suitable for the candidate, you can even offer them the best opportunity on a very personal level. As the match is calculated in relation to different reference groups (organizational, management and direct colleagues), the candidate can been placed in the closest matching team and with a manager who fits his/her values! This increases job satisfaction and gives a sense of belonging, resulting in higher performance and better staff retention....

Assessing fit on counter-ideal values

Organizations are increasingly aware of the importance of value fit.Whereas such an approach makes sense intuitively, it provides an incomplete picture of the fit between the values of the individual and those of the organization. Not only fit on values the organization wants to approach, but also fit on values the organization wants to avoid is important for trust in the organization....

Why don’t we assess blue-collar workers before hiring?

Extensive academic research in the USA and Europe has proven that value fit is a significant predictor for engagement and job satisfaction. This results a lower staff attrition, an easier acquisition and retention of skills and a better overall performance....

Hire on attitude!
Okay, but which attitude and how can we predict this?

HR professionals know their company culture, they know the business values and can describe the characteristics of their colleagues. But whether the candidate really fits is often left to gut feeling, no actual measurements are used. If you take into account that value fit with a company, team and manager increases engagement and job satisfaction by up to 32%, increases productivity by up to 27% and influences even the overall profitability of the company, a variable with such an impact deser...

Tackling employee turnover in the hospitality industry

Employee turnover is a major issue. A study by Linkedin Talent Solutions showed a yearly turnover of 10,9% on average. However, for the hospitality sector, these percentages rise up till 17,2%. The cost of losing entry-level employees costs the employer up to 50% of their annual salary, with technical or senior employees this is even higher, up to 125% of their yearly salary. Allthough seasonality and the composition of the workforce, being rather young, is part of the explanation. The reasons ...