Understanding Personality and Work

Personality impacts how someone will perform in a job.

If an employee is naturally impatient and easily distracted and you give them a job that’s repetitive, they will struggle. Instead of sitting at their desk they will leave their work station. They will engage in other activities. They will always struggle to do the job you hired them to do.

When you hire someone who is patient and methodical and give them something repetitive to do, they do it.

Through the simplicity of this example is the hidden insight staring us right in the face. Performance happens when the personality of the job matches the personality of the employee.

TRAITS is a combination of a personality tool, technology and insight to help leaders hire, manage, align, coach, and promote their people. TRAITS becomes a common language to bring objectivity to conversations about people. It minimizes subjective bias. The data allows you to identify gaps between the person and the job. It helps you predict who is best suited for the role.

TRAITS is uniquely different from other personality instruments. Our experience and knowledge into how personality impacts performance adds significant insight to your recruitment process. The value of the tool and insight also continues throughout the employee lifecycle.

Finding, managing, developing, and retaining high performing people is a constant struggle for many organizations. Contact us to learn more about how TRAITS can help you address this problem.

Watch an interview with an entrepreneur who found insight from TRAITS to be a key factor in building his business.

Interested in learning how you TRAITS can help your organization? Contact us today to find out.

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Carmel Macpherson, | Role Affinity
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Isabelle Graveline, President & CEO | Kilmarnock Enterprise
We made the decision to only hire candidates who were a match for our job models based on the TRAITS Assessment results. As a result we saw the turnover rate on new hires greatly improve. This is a dramatic change for us and TRAITS is a big reason why this significant turnover reduction has happened.
Joe Laratta, Corporate Recruiter | S.i. Systems
In addition to TRAITS we examined several other systems. The reasons for choosing TRAITS were: Internal assessments have consistently put the accuracy of the reports in the 8-10 out of 10 range, the information is relatively brief and to the point as more extensive reporting is not always useful, the visual aspect of the graphs give the profiles additional depth and enable the report to be read quickly.
Michael Scott, Chairman & CEO | Precision Biologic
We approached the Concord Consulting group to help us find a solution to combat some turn over in a specific role. With the help provided by the Concord team along with the TRAITS Tool we have now developed a new standard for recruiting as well as employee development.
Sean Lavin, Business Development Manager | Aircom Instrumentation Ltd.
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