What we do
We offer a suite of scientifically validated assessment tools, which enable top talent acquisition, eliminate the high cost of bad hires, and demonstrate a deep layer of predictive job performance and employee engagement. Our platform is designed for you to easily define, assess and evaluate the behaviour and cognitive requirements of a job from anywhere on any device.Contact Us
Recruitment and Selection
We create a tailored approach for each of our client’s utilizing our proven methodology and suite of products. Our assessment solutions help you to identify high performing candidates with improved job fit. We offer a variety of assessment, benchmarking and reporting options through our online platform.
Talent Retention and Development
Use the Self Development Survey as a standalone or integrate with your existing performance management system to create a customized development plan with your employees.Use the Self Development Reports to create a customized program with the employee aimed at maximizing personal effectiveness.
Employee Relations and Communication
Use our Team Effectiveness methodology (7 key components of effective teams) to understand the factors that make new teams gel.By doing so you can expect to understand yourself and others on the team as it relates to personality styles and team functioning.
Read how our clients have found success using McQuaig
Reducing Turnover at Kal Tire
Kal Tire operates 240 retail locations in Canada, with another division operating in 19 countries. Find out how we worked together to help them staff 10 new stores and increase their retention across the board.
CareSouth Reduces Employee Turnover by 75% using McQuaig
Home health care provider, CareSouth, turned to The McQuaig System to help them address a high turnover rate in their sales department. Find out how McQuaig was able to significantly reduce turnover and improve the quality of hire.
Sheridan Nurseries Doubles in Size
Sheridan Nurseries Doubles In Size With The Help Of McQuaig Summary: In the last ten years, Sheridan Nurseries has doubled in size. Here is how The McQuaig Institute has been a valued partner during that time, helping Sheridan understand and harness the people side of their business to drive growth.
Hear what our clients have to say about us
“The McQuaig System is so integrated in the business, it is in our corporate fabric. It is an excellent tool for Kal Tire’s recruiting, promoting, and development practices. McQuaig is part of our award winning HR strategy.”
“The customer support we have received from every employee at McQuaig has been ‘world class.’ We see the team at McQuaig as true business partners, not just a vendor.”
“McQuaig has provided a ray of light in a room that was pitch black as it has helped illuminate the behavior we are looking for … and has ensured we are hiring the right person for the right job. I can’t imagine hiring without it.”
Access our most recent publications created to support you in your journey to hire, develop and retain top talent
2016 Global Talent Recruitment Report
The 2016 McQuaig Global Talent Recruitment Survey asked HR professionals from around the globe about the recruiting challenges they're facing, what they were doing to attract talent, and what strategies were most effective. The 2016 report has a special section on leadership and its impact on talent recruitment.
Proving the ROI of Assessments
When looking to get approval for any initiative, senior management is looking for you to tell them how much it will cost and how much of that cost will be recouped. This guide walks you through how to calculate the return on investment you can achieve in order to build the business case for assessments in your organization. It includes examples and easy-to-follow steps for calculating your own return.
Attracting & Retaining High Performers
The McQuaig Institute's Ian Cameron provides tips for attracting and retaining high performers in this the sixth installment of our McQuaig Talent Management Talks series on keynote speakers from HRPA 2015. Ian discusses the steps to identifying and attracting high performers, or A-Level talent, the mistakes many organizations are making, and the secrets to effective interviews that allow you to assess whether or not someone will be a high performer.