New Hire Performance ─ Corn or Lavender

In the business world, we anxiously await our newly-hired employees to go through orientation, find themselves happily aligned with their supervisor and manager, and become productive as soon as possible.

Sun-kissed Corn and lackluster Lavender

Here in Southern Wisconsin, the unusually late summer-like weather and more rain than usual has had different effects upon local crops. Lavender’s growth is a month behind, but corn is five feet tall. The saying regarding typical field corn growth I remember from my childhood is: Knee-high by the 4th of July.

In the business world, we anxiously await our newly-hired employees to go through orientation, find themselves happily aligned with their supervisor and manager, and become productive as soon as possible.

Predicting employee performance without the use of an assessment is less accurate. In a recent video post regarding when AI becomes “sexy,” Kunze Analytics monetizes typical differences in hiring quality depending upon whether a novice, expert, or AI builds the psychometric performance model used for hiring and/or coaching incumbents.

We visited the Rowley Creek Farm yesterday as part of the Sauk County Lavender festival. What a beautiful countryside. Later this summer, the lavender should perk up and take on it’s typical vibrant colors.

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