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.
Discover how our clients have found success using McQuaig
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 With the Help of McQuaig
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.
Clients: Join the Top Employers Club!
You've improved your hiring and employee retention processes, and now it's time to share your story! The Top Employers Club is the McQuaig Institute's client advocacy program. Increase brand awareness, receive positive exposure, and showcase your company's commitment to the people you employ!
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.
6 Vital Roles Your Startup Needs To Hire
Look at you, crushing the startup game. You’ve made it to the growth and establishment phase, and you can finally afford to hire some full-timers. But how do you know which startup roles are going to help get you to the next level? And more importantly, even if you did know the roles, how can you tell who’d be a great fit for each one? That’s where we come in.
An Introduction to McQuaig
Personality assessments can drastically improve an organization's hiring strategy, employee retention, and team effectiveness. But with so many assessment tools available, it's important to know that the one you choose will have measurable, lasting - and positive - effects on your business. We created three short videos to cover the underlying structure of the McQuaig suite of products.