The Bottom Line is that hiring has become a high risk activity. One wrong hire can devestate a company in terms of lost revenue opportunity, negative cultural impact, employee disengagement, and lost motivation. Today, many candidates are well-coached before they show up for the interview. Their objective and focus is simply to get YOU to offer them a job. Your objective is to clearly identify the best person from all of those who apply. Our ROLE is to PROTECT YOU and to ensure that candidates DESERVE your job offer!
Use our Evidence-Based Competency specific Selection Assessment process for increasing your decsion making effectiveness. Don't let candidates fake their way into your company!
Our Client Services
Individual + Team Development assessments
Stress + Performance
Integration and On-Boarding Assessments
We Are Awesome At Our Work
Since our inception in 1993, we've remained a specialized boutique consultancy, with a single minded focus on all things assessment based. To date we've had the great benefit of working with hundreds of spectacular client organizations. We've built over 2900 client specific competency models. We've assessed over 9000 senior leaders and we have provided certification + training to 100's of consultants, coaches, recruiters and in-house/external HR professionals. We distribute over 125 different psychometrics and can build an assessment process for any role in any type of organization.
9000+ Assessments Completed
1243 Clients And Counting...
2900 Competency Models Built for clients
100's of Professionals Certified to Use Our Tools
How We Serve Our Clients
- We help businesses create breakthrough results through well positioned investments in their employees, leadership, and culture development.
- Our training as organizational and business psychology consultants allows us to integrate all the elements required to create sustainable change in organizations including: objective advisory support; executive coaching; talent training and development; organizational analysis; mentoring; facilitation of learning events; assessments; action materials; retreats; and knowledge kits.
- All our processes are driven by research and our recommendations are evidence-based. We bring the art and science of performance and possibility together to grow business success.
- We take into consideration the complexities of the human element – the driving force behind all organizational success. We know and respect that change of any type and degree is difficult at best, and that new behaviours require new routines and ways of thinking. Most important, they require time to be assimilated and ingrained into daily routines.
- We work in a collaborative and supportive manner with clients. We partner to create opportunities for improved organizations and systems and help employees who desire to be engaged and involved. We work with people, we don’t work on them.
The result - tailor made strategies and processes which support strategic decision making regarding organizational performance individually and collectively.
- We tend to attract and gravitate towards successful organizations, executives, leaders or entrepreneurs who are interested in more than simply profit.
- ur clients tend to recognize that the real opportunities for breakthroughs in their businesses and organizations lie in building excellent teams, challenging and growing their people to full potential, developing all aspects of their leadership, and creating product/service opportunities which make the world better.
They recognize that sustainability, purpose and passion are collectively bound and when activated fully the monetary rewards become automatic
We Are Typically Asked in By Business Leaders Who:
Are looking to move their business, organization and or team from better to good to amazing: These individuals typically have some ideas for how they would like to improve their leadership, team, culture and or employees and are looking for support in making it happen.
May have some concerns about one or more members of their team: There could be a problematic employee who disrupts overall performance or holds the group back. Or, there may be one employee who has potential but simply has not lived up to it. Or, someone on the team gets results but at the cost of disrupting internal/external relationships and motivation.
Are starting to feel stressed about their work: They may feel like they are on the path to burnout, or feel they have more challenges than they can handle, or there may be a compromise occurring in the areas of health and wellness or work/life balance and they know they need to address it proactively.
Our Approach to Developing High Performance Organizations + People
We work in partnership with our clients determining directions, aspirations, needs and how best to meet those needs.
We carry out specialized reviews of the organization and its people, identifying or re-identifying presenting or un-resolved problems.
We meet with senior executives and business sector leaders to discuss corporate objectives, style, cultural perspectives and plans for organizational development.
We meet with management in key operating areas to identify strengths and weaknesses and the approaches they take to achieving objectives which have been set out for them.
We meet with employees to evaluate their feelings about the way the company functions and the sorts of changes which they foresee in the immediate future.
We seek to identify strengths, weaknesses, issues and strategies which will have an impact on the future functioning of the organization.
We identify and develop plans of action which are appropriate in assisting the company to address the presenting problems.
We utilize objective, scientifically validated procedures as “tools” and apply them to the solution of human problems at work.
We ensure complete understanding through verbal and written feedback and reports detailing the processes and outcomes of our consultations.
We provide complete follow up consultation, coaching and assistance in implementing recommendations which have been developed.
As consultants and coaches with specialized training in industrial psychology and organization-management behaviour, we function in a variety of roles with clients – advisor, consultant, analyst, coach, mentor, instigator, counsellor, and facilitator. Our knowledge of and skills in applying behavioural science techniques are focused on achieving corporate objectives through people, to support the human element in achieving greater creativity, innovation, peak performance and expanded mental capability.
We offer customized strategic testing, interviewing, consulting, advisory, coaching and counselling services for the purposes of improving: selection, promotion, team/organizational functioning, individual, management and executive development, career planning and outplacement initiatives
We utilize: capability testing, behavioural assessments and interviewing, competency modelling, validated psychometric testing, 360 feedback, biofeedback-based psychophysiological stress profiling, behavioural coaching, counselling and developmental planning.
The result...tailor made selection, assessment and development strategies and results to support strategic decision making regarding the selection, promotion and development of people and organizations.
6 Reasons Why You Need to Use our Assessments
Before Your Next Hire or Promotion Decision!
Kercz International was founded in 1992 as a boutique applied workplace psychology consultancy with expertise in assessment + development; management and executive leadership; organizational high-performance; training + facilitation; stress management, and personal development coaching.
We have supported individuals and organizations in meeting the on-going challenges of creating sustainable high performance work settings. We take into consideration the complexities of the human element – the driving force behind all organizational success.
We provide a comprehensive range of consulting, coaching, training, facilitation, assessment and advisory services that revolve around improving the performance of individuals and teams and the work they wish to pursue individually and collectively.
We are unique in the consulting world, combining extensive expertise in workplace psychology, behavioural science, creative problem solving, and personality assessment with applied experience in numerous business settings as entrepreneurs, inventors, and business owners.
We have worked with a variety of large and small private sector organizations as well as middle to senior level management and individuals who understand the need for and are willing to make the commitment to achieving higher performance in their work settings.
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We're known as the People Analytics Company and we can help you get the greatest returns on your investment in people - all your people!
Let us professionally screen, test, evaluate, and assess every potential candidate for you, BEFORE you ever consider making them a job or promotion offer!
Our range of customized workplace assessments, off-the-shelf competency-linked testing platforms, and biofeedback performance profiling tools and programs will identify each candidates' potential to contribute to your business by cross-mapping fit with your position, the existing team, culture, and organizational structure.
With each assessment you will recieve a deep analysis, combined with a comprehensive verbal debrief and written report detailing the canidate's core traits and how they are linked to performance via: competencies, behaviours, habits, motivations, values, resiliency, and the ability to perform under pressure and on demand.
We support clients of all sizes with best in class assessment and testing programs for:
- Team Building or Team Development
- Succession/Identifying High Potential
- Executive and Leadership Placement
- Development - Personal or Professional, or Role-Specific
- Personality Development
- Coaching Readiness
- Stress Profiling
- Creativity + Innovation
- Resiliency + Mental Toughness
- Psychophysiological Balance and Optimal Performance
Save Yourself from making another poor hiring or development decision by letting us assess your next candidate BEFORE you make
any hiring or promotion decisions.
We've been dedicated to providing the best assessment-based solutions for over 28 years. Our focus is all about assessing candidates to help you make better informed people decisions, period. It's what we've been doing since 1993!
Dr. Richard Kercz, Executive Profiler + Assessment Advisor