Our brains have a natural tendency to sort things into groups.
This sorting is based on experiences we’ve had throughout life, whether those experienced occurred personally or were shared experiences from others.
This phenomenon often leads to snap judgements and in the workplace, what some psychologists call Idiosyncratic Rater Effect— which tells us that a rating of a performance quality such as “potential” is driven by the idiosyncrasies of the rater versus the ratee.
Interview with Vaisagh Viswanathan, Co-founder and Head of Product & Tech at Impress.ai
Vaisagh Viswanathan is the co-founder and CTO at impress.ai.
With impress.ai they aim to make hiring fairer by using the right data points to deliver a ten fold increase in productivity and efficiency while ensuring that candidates have a better application experience in the process.
Before becoming a full time entrepreneur, he worked as a researcher in the field of complex systems after doing a PhD in computer science at Nanyang Technological University.
EngageRocket, a company dedicated to applying advanced workplace analytics to improve talent retention and productivity, has recenly secured S$450K from investors in an angel round – the first startup of its kind in Southeast Asia to be funded.
Based in Singapore, EngageRocket was founded by ex-consultants Leong Chee Tung and Dorothy Yiu.
This is a guest post by Andy G. Schmidt. He founded Beekeeper Communication Pte. Ltd. to help enterprises to boost their productivity in Communication and Employee Engagement to address the constant challenge of low employee motivation and high staff attrition rates.
Save yourself some time and skip this blog post if you either doubt that employee engagement is a leading indicator of business performance or if you are convinced that employee engagement is the sole responsibility of HR.