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For 28 Years, The Best Hiring Tool in the World!

Our hiring tool, the Simmons Personal Survey, has been safely and successfully used for over 28 years in thousands of companies, with:  1) 97 to 100% accuracy;  2) Life-changing results for individuals;  3) Increases in team productivity;  4) Dramatic reduction in company turnover costs;  5) Zero adverse impact;  6) Responsibility to Customers: a perfect record with the BBB!  7) Safety: After 28 years of daily use, our instruments have never resulted in a successful lawsuit against a company using the Survey!

 

Below, you will find proof of the points listed above about our hiring tool, the Simmons personal Survey.  For more in-depth information please see our pages titled "Testimonials" and "Proven Accuracy".

"Since we have begun to use your Survey, rarely have we made a mistake in hiring the wrong individual.  Short term employment with our company has decreased dramatically.  There is no doubt in my mind that the “pennies” I pay you, for your survey pays for itself a hundred times over."  Burton L Bank, President Chesapeake Interlink, Ltd.

"The Survey helps hire the right people, reducing turnover.  A large metropolitan hospital reduced their critical care nursing turnover from 65% to 15% within 18 months using the Simmons Personal Survey!  In fact, they have consistently held it down for 17 years."  Charles T. Kenny, Ph.D

"The Survey helps to pick the best professional football players.  In the last five years, 90% of the NFL players drafted have been Surveyed.  “One year I personally validated 132 Surveys.  I asked their coach, advisors, and people that knew them very well, “How accurate is this description?”  All 132 were validated as accurate.  Among the professional teams who have used the Survey are the Miami Dolphins, New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers, and Dallas Cowboys.  Collegiate teams include among others, U.C.L.A., Tulane, University of Oklahoma, and University of North Carolina."  David Michiels, Ph.D.David Michiels, Ph.D.

"100% of the Surveys we have processed have been accurate and were verified by other reliable information.  The Survey has consistently helped us hire good employees, reduce turnover, greatly enhance performance, and increase customer satisfaction."  Tom Howard, V. P. Human Resources, Wang's International, Inc. Memphis, TN.

"After 6 months, stores [at a large Wendy’s franchise] using the Survey for team building had improved significantly more than other stores: 1.) Sales Increase up 10%;  2.) Quality Service And Cleanliness Inspection improved a full grade level;  3.) Crew Turnover Rate reduced;  Overall profitability had improved as well."  Keith Floto, HR Consultant.

Character Measurement Produced Tremendous Turnover Reduction.  We totally integrated the Simmons Personal Survey into our Human Resource procedures, using it specifically at three levels.   Within 18 months, the Survey was the key to reducing turnover  from a crippling 172% to a manageable 70%.  Pat Sumpter, Management Consultant.

Opinion polls of all of our clients rate the Simmons personal Survey as being between 97% and 100% accurate.  This level of accuracy is virtually unheard of among tests that measure emotional intelligence, character or personality.  Simmons Management Systems Research Statistic.  

At a large pharmaceutical company, correspondence between the Survey and independent, in-depth, structured interviewing was almost 100% agreement (i.e. 99%!) with the ninety-nine people in the study! 

At Olsten’s Temporary Services, the Survey’s success predictions correlated a perfect +1.00 (100% accuracy) with the actual job performance of its sales force.“   Simmons Management Systems Research Statistic.  

A large well-known convenience store chain decreased their turnover by 89.3% (from 171% to 19%), saving them approximately $92,686.25 per month and $1,112,235.00 per year!

Dramatic Turnover Reduction:  The Survey helps hire the right people, reducing turnover.  A large metropolitan hospital reduced their critical care nursing turnover from 65% to 15% within 18 months using the Simmons Personal Survey!  In fact, they have consistently held it down for 17 years.  Charles T. Kenny, Ph.D

Zero Adverse Impact:  Repeated studies by both SMS and our clients have found that the Survey has no adverse impact on any group.  The Survey only measures performance, not characteristics based upon age, race, sex, religion, etc. 

A Perfect Business Record!  Since the beginning of our company in 1975, Simmons Management Systems has never had a single complaint registered with the Better Business Bureau.  We provide excellent products and services and are always willing to work out any misunderstandings that may occur.  Stephen P. Simmons, President, SMS.