Hiring & Replicating Top Performers
Perfect Match Hiring
PeopleKeys® has been helping employers around the globe evaluate and hire the best people. As every employer knows, hiring goes well beyond experience, education and a professional resume. Getting to know your potential employee used to require actually hiring them, and you know how potentially devastating that can prove to be.
PeopleKeys® uses industry-specific benchmarks that identify key behavioral and skill traits necessary for top employee performance. In addition, PeopleKeys® can survey your existing peak performers to determine the elements of success that are unique to your business or industry.
While your top salesperson may need to think outside the box, be an instinctive leader, and know how to build client relationships, his assistant may need organizational and computer skills. PeopleKeys® lets you prescreen candidates based on those criteria, saving you the time… and the risk.
Find Out Now… Not Six Months Later
PeopleKeys® unique technology will generate interview questions allowing you to investigate potential problems during the interview process, rather than discovering them after six months or more on the job.
Our assessments will help you to discover:
- The communication style best suited for a specific position
- How someone may respond to challenges, pressures and deadlines
- How internal values impacts judgement regarding tasks, relationships, productivity and goals.
- The role someone plays as part of a team
Theorist, Executor, Analyzer, Manager or Strategist.
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Michael Coleman; President, Integrity Music
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Featured Client Case Study
Manpower Inc. (NYSE: MAN) is a world leader in the employment services industry: the $21 billion company offers employers a range of services for the entire employment and business cycle.
Manpower's worldwide network of 4,400 offices in 82 countries and territories enables the company to meet the needs of its 400,000 clients per year, including small and medium size enterprises in all industry sectors, as well as the world's largest multinational corporations.
The focus of Manpower's work is on raising productivity through improved quality, efficiency and cost-reduction across their total workforce, enabling clients to concentrate on their core business activities.
PeopleKeys was able to provide Manpower with the ability to quickly identify their top sales performers throughout Europe. It also allowed them to identify those candidates who could quickly adapt and immediately begin to add to the bottom line, once hired.
PeopleKeys was able to deliver an online solution that could cross international borders, and was instantly available whenever and wherever it was needed.
PeopleKeys has been working with the Business Information Services Division (BISD) of Federated Investors. Since 1955, millions of investors in the United States and around the globe have relied on Federated Investors, Inc. (NYSE: FII) for world-class investment management. Federated has grown to become one of the nation's largest investment managers with more than $407 billion in assets under management.
PeopleKeys partnered with Federated to help them build stronger, more productive teams. In addition to our PeopleKeys reports, we provided a combination of on-site training, onboarding videos and manage-ment consulting that helped to increase productivity by maximizing the strengths of their current employees.
PeopleKeys allowed Federated to improve team performance and efficiency: as a result, even during times of economic downturn, when many firms were forced into hiring freezes and layoffs, Federated was able to gain over $100 billion in assets without the need to increase staff or out source. Federated remains in position to take advantage of future growth opportunities. By improving communication and productivity, Federated Investors has increased their assets under management 25%, which translates into over $100 billion.
PeopleKeys surveyed the Business Information Services Division (BISD) of Federated Investors and found the following:
- 96% believed PeopleKeys could impact every level of the business.
- 98% experienced an increase in their communication skills.
- 99% rated the quality of PeopleKeys systems, software and materials to be excellent.
True2Form Collision Repair Centers was founded in 1998 by collision industry veterans who wanted to bring cutting edge operations and managerial practices to the auto body industry. Since then, True2Form has grown to become one of the largest collision repair companies in the eastern United States, with forty locations in Maryland, North Carolina, Ohio and Pennsylvania.
With their focus on providing the best customer service in the industry, True2Form recognized the importance of hiring the best employees. With 40 locations across four states, True2Form needed a system that was flexible, easy-to-use and understand.
PeopleKeys provided them with a hiring solution that allowed them to filter a large candidate pool and deliver only the best employees for each position.
PeopleKeys was also able to provide True2Form with customized training for sales and customer service. Rex Dunn, Owner and CEO of True2Form believes that "Everyone needs to understand their customer's personality style to ensure the best in customer service."
With their commitment to hiring and training the best employees, True2Form has rapidly grown into one of the largest collision repair companies in the eastern united states.
The Bair Foundation
The Bair Foundation is a non-profit foster care agency which has successfully cared for and treated children, teens and families for over 40 years. The Bair Foundation is a recognized leader in the field of therapeutic foster care, and has 31 offices operating in seven states. The Bair Foundation strives to offer more children and teens with safe, secure, and nurturing living experiences that uphold Christian values and promote healing and growth.
As a social services provider, The Bair Foundation is part of an industry with unusually high turnover. In an effort to reduce the signigicant cost that accompanies turnover, The Bair Foundation looked to PeopleKeys for a solution. In the course of one year, PeopleKeys was able to reduce unfavorable turnover by 50%, saving The Bair Foundaton $1,143,563*
PeopleKeys in now involved in every aspect of The Bair Foundation's hiring process including:
- Nationwide candidate search on Monster and CareerBuilder
- Filtering search results to deliver only the best candidates
- Interview questions based on assessment results
- Ongoing training once a candidate has been hired
* Based on one-hundred new hires. 50% decrease in turnover while using the PeopleKeys system to reduce the interview to hire ratio.
Celtic Healthcare, Inc. is a leading multi-state, full-continuum home healthcare services provider. Celtic offers a comprehensive array of home health-related services, through an integrated multi-organizational approach. Celtic Healthcare was named the #1 Large Company in the 2007, Best Places to Work in Western Pennsylvania.
PeopleKeys was able to provide Celtic Healthcare witha total solution which includes: hiring, team building, retention, sales and customer service training.
PeopleKeys uses a proprietary diagnostic tool to gain an accurate image of the attitudes, motivators and corporate culture that exists in a given workplace. With this information, we can identify existing problems, as well as spot potential areas of concern within an organization. The sytem also provides critical information necessary to improve employee morale and productivity.
When staff are properly trained, motivated and placed in positions that maximize their strenghts, they are more likely to stay longer, work harder and take pride in their work. When PeopleKeys surveyed the employees at Celtic Healthcare they found that...
- 96% believed that Celtic tries hard to improve the quality of customer service.
- 97% would recommend Celtic Healthcare to their friends and family.
- 100% said they have a strong sense of individual ownership in the care and service they provide.
Behavioral science is now a human resource
Behind our user-friendly interface is one of the most powerful online hiring tools on the market today. Candidates can access the system online, and can even be linked from your website, and complete their assessment in about fifteen minutes.
PeopleKeys® will instantly generate a report on each candidate that includes their style overview, behavioral strengths and limitations, how they react to stress, their communication style and what they can contribute to a team. It even provides you with interview questions based on their assessment results.
With our administrative logon features, you have the ability to determine who will see candidate information. You can also designate who will receive email updates as candidates complete their assessments.
Easy to use and understand
PeopleKeys® converts the complex into an easy-to-understand rating scale that makes you the hiring expert. As candidates enter the system, they can be sorted and ranked based on their assessment results and given either
a green “go”, a yellow “slow”, or a red “stop”.
We also include detailed information on the assessment results, information that seasoned HR professionals would find useful and would complement any existing hiring solution. We only use the most highly validated and reliable assessments, which meet or exceed EEOC guidelines.
Post and search online
PeopleKeys® helps you find, screen and place employees with a complete online system that either complements your existing HR function, or operates as a stand-alone solution. More than just a proven hiring system, PeopleKeys® is a revolutionary solution that will allow you to:
- Post to several online job boards directly form your PeopleKeys® account
- Pre-screen applicants based on their assessment results
- Provide you with a candidate report that includes strengths, limitations and leadership style
- Provides you with interview questions based on candidate assessment results
Integrated hiring solution
Your PeopleKeys® account gives you the ability to post a job online to both premium and free job boards from a single interface. PeopleKeys® will also automatically search through thousands of online resumes for candidates who meet your specific job requirement.
Applicants who are interested are instantly invited to complete an online assessment and upload their resume into the system. Candidates who have completed their assessment can be sorted by how closely they meet the predetermined performance criteria for each position, providing you with a short list of only the most qualified candidates.
With PeopleKeys®, you can significantly cut the cost of recruiting, employee selection, hiring, turnover and training. Having the right employees in the right positions translates into higher morale, increased job satisfaction, better teamwork and increased productivity.
Identify and replicate your top performers
PeopleKeys® allows you to accurately identify the behavioral traits that contribute to success for any specific job or environment. For example, a good sense of humor, the ability to think and speak well under pressure and a competitive spirit may be essential in your sales force, but will probably have no impact on success for employees in your accounting department.
PeopleKeys® allows you to accurately assess the behavioral traits, communication style, temperament, team thinking and workplace values of all your current and potential employees. This information can provide you with invaluable information and has been proven to be the best predictor of a potential employees future success.
Raising the bar
Our fast, reliable, validated and legally defensible assessments are a simple, yet powerfully effective way to identify those who are most likely to be your top performers. By identifying the behavioral traits that contribute to job success, we can create an “ideal” employee for all candidates to be measured against. This is called a Performance Benchmark.
Creating your performance benchmark
There are three ways that PeopleKeys® can provide you with job specific performance benchmarks:
- Industry Standard Benchmarks
PeopleKeys® has data collected from over a twenty-five year history of job profiles plus uses ONET and other industry databases which meet EEOC guidelines. We have predefined benchmarks for over 1200 occupations.
- Client Input
PeopleKeys® will use data collected from managers/supervisors about the specific demands of the job. We can also factor in the behavior and personality styles of existing team members, direct supervisors and even clients to create a behavioral profile for success.
- Custom Benchmarking
PeopleKeys® can assess your current top performers and create a benchmark based on the behaviors, thinking styles and values they all have in common. This method is the most reliable overall and leads to the highest success rates in retention, performance and replication.