The US and Europe face their most severe worker shortages in the past 2 decades. Job openings are abundant and candidates are scarce. Going about recruitment in the same way as all your competitors are, won’t give you an edge as an employer. So how to recruit when you can’t find the ideal candidate? As… Continue reading Labour shortage: how to adjust your hiring process today
Four common misconceptions are hurting companies’ talent strategies 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… Continue reading Why hiring for culture fit is ok
Organizations are increasingly aware of the importance of value fit. As a result, many organizations assess value fit during the selection procedure by querying the extent to which the company values—or those values the company believes are important—are also important to the candidate. Whereas such an approach makes sense intuitively, it provides an incomplete… Continue reading Assessing fit on counter-ideal values
This summer we were delighted to welcome bpost, the Belgian national postal service, as our new client. We worked with bpost for two years through a staffing agency. After seeing firsthand the positive results, bpost decided to work with Twegos directly. We look forward to support bpost with the experience we have accumulated in the logistics… Continue reading Looking for the perfect mail carrier. Why Bpost, the Belgian national postal service, partners with Twegos
“Last year, we were looking for a tool to bring down both our employee turnover and the degree of absenteeism,” explains Wim Van der Meersch, Chief Human Resources Officer at Bridgestone EMIA. “Triggered by the results other companies already obtained thanks to the Twegos method, we started a pilot project in Poland. Poland is a rather particular… Continue reading Encouraging Results in Twegos Pilot at Bridgestone Poland: up to 36% reduction in time spent on recruitment
When talking to blue collar employers, you often hear three arguments why they don’t use assessments: There is high staff attrition anyway We teach them everything on the job anyway Individual assessments are too expensive A valid point, each of these arguments. However, predicting a match with company culture does pay off. Extensive academic research in the… Continue reading A blue collar assessment: why don’t we hear about it more?