The Benefits of Assessment Centers

By Jerrod VanLandingham and Micah Holmes In a 25-year-long study described in First Break All the Rules, the Gallup organization found that the most important factor for an employee's job satisfaction was the relationship with his immediate manager. Incredibly, these employee/manager relationships hold more importance than company policies, benefits, and even pay. For this reason, the promotion of the most excellent leaders is essential to the lasting legacy and further growth of an organization. This article discusses tools your department can use to maximize its promotional assessment center, including selecting the right candidate for the job and using the information gathered to benef...

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