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Assessing Talent: Quebec’s Example

July 7th 2014 |

Published on June 11 by FocusRH, a French journal specialising in human ressources, the below article is based on an interview with André Durivage pertaining to the assessment of talent in Quebec. To access the article (available in French only), please click on the link below: http://www.focusrh.com/recrutement/outil-recrutement/a-la-une/evaluation-des-talents-lexemple-quebecois.html

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André Durivage on How to Predict the Loyalty of Today’s Employees

July 24th 2013 |

Expert human resources advice from EPSI President and highly-respected author, André Durivage, PhD Q: Our company recently hired three employees for our business development department following a comparative interview process in which we compared the candidates’ education and skills against the job’s specific tasks and required skills. Given the increasingly technological nature of the field of […]

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André Durivage on the Development and Guidance of Future Leaders

June 24th 2012 |

What would the Dr. Do? Dispensing expert HR advice from EPSI’s President, the highly respected author André Durivage, Ph.D. Q: Last year, we developed a structured process for evaluating “up-and-comers” within the organization. This process involved a personality test, a test on interest in management and a structured interview. We selected a number of our most […]

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How to Improve Employee Retention: The Importance of Organizational Values

November 15th 2010 |

What would the Dr. Do? Dispensing expert HR advice from EPSI’s President, the highly respected author André Durivage, Ph.D. Q: I’m a Director at an organization that has implemented a post-graduate university recruitment program as part of our human resources management plan. After reviewing our initial results, we realized that we are experiencing a higher rate […]

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Why Invest in Standardized Assessment Tools?

July 24th 2010 |

Why Invest in Standardized Assessment Tools? What would the Dr. Do? Dispensing expert HR advice from EPSI’s President, the highly respected author André Durivage, Ph.D. Q: I’m the Director of Human Resources at a small company and I have been trying for years to convince our management team to introduce standardized tests in our hiring practices. […]

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Competency-based Management

March 24th 2010 |

A competitive avantage for manufacturing companies The manufacturing firms in industrialized countries such as Canada, the United States and France are facing increasingly tough competition as the need for higher productivity, effectiveness and efficiency does not cease to increase. In an era that will very likely prove merciless to businesses that fail to stand out, […]

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Are All Assessments Tools Valid Internationally?

November 26th 2009 |

What would the Dr. Do? Dispensing expert HR advice from EPSI’s President, the highly respected author André Durivage, Ph.D. Q: Recently we’ve begun research regarding the purchase and use of new assessment tools to be used within our organization. We’ve expanded our research to Canadian and other International companies; however, we are unsure of whether assessment tools […]

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The Need- to-Know about On-line Testing

April 9th 2008 |

Q: I have recently spoken with a colleague regarding the possibility of using online testing. What important aspects need to be considered prior to implementing this type of test administration? A: The advantages of online testing are numerous. However, online testing also presents certain organizational challenges that must be closely analyzed and addressed before adopting this […]