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Our 5 Most Popular Blog Posts of 2014

December 31, 2014

CountdownAs 2014 comes to a close, we wanted to take a minute to recap our most popular blog posts from the year. Personally, I think every blog has been a great one, but there were definitely some that were more popular than others.

We also want to thank all of you – our readers, for taking the time to read and share our posts! We truly hope that you found some helpful tips for your hiring, interviewing, employee development, and assessment needs.

Without further ado, here are our top 5 posts of the past year:

5. Four Competencies to Focus on When Hiring or Promoting Leaders

Hiring and promoting leaders can be a stressful task. It’s something you want to get right. By focusing on these 4 competencies, you’ll be able to make smarter, more accurate hires.

4. 5 Ways to Ensure You'll Hire Bad Employees

Do you want to hire good employees? Hopefully the answer is “yes!” In that case, don’t follow these tips.

3. Past Behavior is the Best Predictor of Future Behavior

In terms of job performance, if you’ve always done something a certain way, you’re likely to do that same thing in the same manner in the future.

2. Let's Talk: Are Workplace Personality Tests Fair?

Workplace personality tests have taken some unfair criticism in the past year. Contrary to some newspaper articles, these sort of tests are actually based in science and have plenty of data to back them up. 

1. The Fastest Growing Job of 2014 May Surprise You

What is Industrial/Organizational Psychology, and why is it growing so fast?

What about you? What was your favorite Select Perspectives blog post of 2014?

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Mark Rogers Mark Rogers was a digital marketing expert at PSI who specialized in human resources and leadership content.