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liminate gender bias in your hiring the predictive index

How to conduct a one-on-one interview: advantages, questions to ask, and traits to look for

6 min read

When it comes time for the one-one-one interview, you’ll want to narrow your focus with the interviewee. That means knowing what behavioral traits you’re looking for in the role, what questions to prioritize, and how to read the body language of the job seeker.

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A manager interviews a customer service employee

Strategic interview questions that actually help you hire

7 min read

How do you use strategic interview questions to make better hires? Adjust your questions based on the role and the candidate, to get them speaking critically—and going off-script.

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How to attract candidates by Reference Profile

7 min read

You know certain behaviors will thrive in an open position. How do you attract the right people? Go by Reference Profile, and advertise accordingly.

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Normalizing mental health awareness, this May and beyond

10 min read

Here at PI we’re trying to walk the walk, applying our stated mission of Better Work, Better World to conversations around self care and mental health.

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Considering the Culture Index? Make sure it fits your organization’s needs

7 min read

As you consider Culture Index, it’s prudent to compare it with other platforms, so you can select the best possible solutions for you and your team.

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tired person

Where does burnout show up, and how can you begin to address it?

5 min read

The 2021 State of Talent Optimization Report revealed that companies that put their people first over the past year stayed more resilient, even amid economic turmoil.

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Peloton trailblazer Dara Treseder is bringing the humanity all business leaders need to OPTIMA21

4 min read

Peloton SVP Dara Treseder is coming to OPTIMA21 for a can’t-miss keynote. Learn how she’s empowering attendees to be authentic leaders.

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OPTIMA21 speaker lineup

OPTIMA21 headliner Patrick Lencioni pulls at the roots of team dysfunction

3 min read

Patrick Lencioni is just one of several thought leaders joining OPTIMA21, The event team has been hard at work since 2019, ensuring an exciting, all-new virtual experience.

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Using the DASH method to take pressure off your hiring process

6 min read

What’s your top priority when making outside hires? Ideally, you’re getting the right people into your organization, then placing them in jobs where they’ll thrive.

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Teams that communicate effectively share these three traits

6 min read

It doesn’t matter whether yours is a team of two or 200—you can’t achieve cohesion without establishing common ground through communication. That ground is rooted in trust and behavioral awareness.

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Crush your team goals with Team Discovery

3 min read

What do businesses of all shapes, sizes, and ambitions need to succeed today? There’s a lot on the list, but team cohesion and alignment are right near the top.

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Efficient team decisions start with trust and behavioral awareness

5 min read

Efficient decision making doesn’t happen overnight. You become better at reaching group decisions by understanding your Team Type and team dynamics.

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4 tips to integrate remote teams

CEOs say this is their No. 1 challenge heading into 2021.

3 min read

Remote work is complex—you don’t need nuanced behavioral data to understand that. But when you start to apply behavioral learnings, and think about how a virtual workplace might affect your people differently, you can begin to unpack the challenge.

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Should you use personality tests in the workplace?

6 min read

What’s your impression of personality tests? Maybe you’ve taken one as a job candidate, or perhaps you’ve used them in an effort to better understand your workforce. Depending on that experience, your mileage may vary.

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Executive team meeting

CEOs say this is their No. 1 priority right now.

3 min read

Your chief executives have likely put out multiple fires over the course of the past nine months. And thanks to the uncertainty of the pandemic, whatever’s top of mind probably feels more urgent and pivotal than ever.

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