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Making decisions about people: Shaker expert part of SHRM Perspectives series

Are you making the best possible decisions about whom to hire?

Eric J. Sydell, Shaker's VP, Research and Innovation, spells out the best methods for predicting on-the-job performance in the recent SHRM Perspectives article, Making Decisions About People.

How can we make the best decision about which person to hire (or befriend or date or commit ourselves to for one reason or another)? Is there a way to predict a candidate's future behavior or performance on the job?

Thousands of companies purport to use any of a variety of methods to predict a job candidate's future success, from resume keyword matching to background checks to video interviews to assessments to even handwriting analysis.

But is any of it working?

Find out what methods actually work for making the best possible people decisions.