From August, 2014

Corporate Greed Stifles the Economy and Fuels A Coming Storm

I stumbled onto a startling statistic recently by the Economic Policy Institute in regards to the CEO to worker compensation ratio.  According to their report the CEO to worker pay ratio in 1965 was 20-1.  So if in 1965 I earned an average salary of say $4,600 a year, close to the average salary at the time, than my CEO likely earned $92,000 that year on average.  One might complain about such a disparity but perhaps the salary is justified considering that the CEO presumably worked very hard at a very good school and hopefully is responsible for much of my company’s success.  Perhaps they would have deserved to make 20 times my salary. Continue reading “Corporate Greed Stifles the Economy and Fuels A Coming Storm” »

Hire-Intelligence To Address Video Interviewing At Annual American Psychological Association Convention

The first ever research conducted to determine the validity of web-based video job interviewing will be presented on August 10th in Washington D.C. at the 2014 Annual APA convention.

Titled, “Exploring the Validity of Asynchronous Web-Based Video Interviews” the session will address research sponsored by Hire-Intelligence and conducted by GCG Solutions principal Dr. Charles “Allen” Gorman. The study sought to evaluate the ability of video interviews to provide valuable, job-related insights for employers who use video to screen job candidates. The research found that ratings of the applicant, applicant characteristics, and video interview responses all predicted job performance and associated work outcomes. Continue reading “Hire-Intelligence To Address Video Interviewing At Annual American Psychological Association Convention” »