The McQuaig Job Survey®

What is it?

The McQuaig Job Survey Report

The McQuaig Job Survey® is an online tool and includes 6 reports. It helps managers, stakeholders and recruiters clearly and quickly define the behavioural requirements for any job at any level.

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Use The McQuaig Job Survey® to create an internal benchmark for the role by establishing the type of behaviours you believe will assist a person in that job.

A job description (tasks and duties) will tell us what we want someone to do. The McQuaig Job Survey® will tell us how we want them to do it.

The McQuaig Job Survey® includes:

  • Profile Graph & Interpretation report.
  • Leadership Profile.
  • Selling Style Report.
  • Interviewing Questions.
  • Reference Checking Questions.

Why use it?

  • The McQuaig Job Survey® creates consistency when recruiting.
  • Establish the behaviours you want in a role.
  • Line managers can identify candidates who are best suited to the role.
  • You can create an internal benchmark for every role in the organisation.
  • Reports are emailed within minutes of completion.
  • Re-evaluate a role after a long standing employee has left to ensure job behaviours are up to date with organisational needs.

Who completes it?

Anyone responsible for recruiting can complete the McQuaig Job Survey®. Use the output to highlight any differences or conflicts stakeholders might have. This ensures agreement on the behavioural requirements of the role.


The McQuaig Job Survey® Report

The McQuaig Job Survey® produces 6 reports:

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1. The Profile.

A picture of the specific temperament/ behaviour pattern for this role

2. Interpretation report.

Provides an overview of expectations for high performance in this job. This report highlights specific behavioural factors, potential considerations for managers and includes CV screening tips.

3. Leadership Profile.

Provides and overall summary of the leadership requirements for this position followed by a breakdown of how candidates should approach motivating and team building. It will also highlight how candidates should approach problem solving, decision-making, leading change and finally a description of the developmental considerations that would be associated with these behaviours.

4. Selling Style Report.

Provides a summary of the behavioural requirements for this sales position followed by a breakdown of how candidates should approach prospecting, presenting and closing.

5. Interviewing Questions (Management).

Behaviour based questions that specifically relate to the role. These are designed to elicit responses that will help the candidate describe how s/he has behaved in similar situations in the past.

6. Reference Checking Questions (Management).

Behaviour based questions that specifically relate to the role. These are designed to elicit responses from a reference giver. This will help illustrate how the candidate has behaved in similar situations in the past.


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