Thad is a senior marketing director at PI.

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In a tight labor market, get more selective

5 min read

There is a lot of talk from HR and hiring managers that the hiring market is tight. Recruiters are continually coming up short. In a recent conversation I had, one hiring manager stated that “finding good people has become harder than ever.”

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“Bringing your whole self to work”: What the hell does that mean?

6 min read

As a bit of a business geek, I read a lot of books about management, business trends, and company culture. And there’s a term that I’ve noticed slip into our people management vernacular over the past 3-4 years: “Bringing your whole self to work.” It’s kind of catchy.

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Self vs. self-concept and its effect on workplace behavior

1 min read

In The Predictive Index™ Behavioral Assessment, we look at people’s “self” as well as their “self-concept” when it comes to workplace behavior. I sat down with Dr. Matt Poepsel, PI’s VP of Product, to help unpack these terms.

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How good is education at predicting job performance?

4 min read

Many of us grew up hearing, “You need to go to college to get a good job.” So how important is education to employers? In other words, does education predict job performance? According to The Validity and Utility of Selection Methods in Personnel Psychology: Practical and Theoretical Implications of 100 Years of Research Findings, education…

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Using behavioral requirements to get the right people in the right seats

4 min read

A majority of companies and their hiring managers don’t give adequate consideration to the behaviors needed for a role.

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The Predictive Index acquires customers of Certified Partner, Trillium 360

1 min read

WESTWOOD, Mass., August 23, 2017 Predictive Index, LLC, owner of an award-winning workforce assessment platform, today announced that it has acquired assets of Trillium 360, a management consulting firm and PI Certified Partner, headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

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PI acquires Certified Partner, P.I. Associates

1 min read

WESTWOOD, Mass., August 17th, 2017 /PRNewswire The Predictive Index, LLC, an award-winning workforce assessment platform, today announced that it has acquired P.I. Associates, a management consulting firm and value-added PI reseller headquartered in Boynton Beach, Florida.

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PI acquires Certified Partner, PI Atlanta

1 min read

WESTWOOD, Mass., August 15th, 2017 /PRNewswire The Predictive Index, LLC, an award-winning workforce assessment platform, today announced that it has acquired PI Atlanta, also known as Evans International, a management consulting firm and value-added PI reseller headquartered in Atlanta, Georgia. As a PI Certified Partner since 1972, PI Atlanta offered human capital management consulting, training, and…

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Mike Zani interviewed by The Naked Sales Guy podcast

1 min read

Matt McClain and Megan Waddell, hosts of the Nake Sales Guy podcast, recently invited PI’s CEO, Mike Zani, to be on the show with them. The episode featured Mike giving Matt and Megan their behavioral assessment readbacks, as well as an engaging discussion about the behavioral traits required to achieve greatness in sales.

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One simple way to think about employer-employee fit

1 min read

Whether you’re hiring someone or looking to be hired, finding fit is critically important. Mike Zani, The Predictive Index’s CEO, has a simple framework for how he thinks about this. Before you hit play to watch the video, grab a pencil and piece of paper (you’ll understand why when you watch the video).

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Recruitment, team building, and coaching all wrapped into one tool

4 min read

Community Family Guidance Center (CFGC) is a non-profit children’s mental health agency with about 65 employees. Most of its employees are therapists and case managers and administrators. Joan Smock is their director of human resources. The Predictive Index (PI) did a question and answer with Joan to learn more about how they use PI at the…

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How my company gives me super powers

6 min read

The Predictive Index put this simple practice into place in 2014, and it gives everyone in the organization insights into co-workers that employees at other companies simply don’t have. You’ve played the game. We all have. “If you could have any superpower, what would it be?” Being able to fly like Superman? Becoming instantly invisible?…

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5 PI patterns that have potential to be sales rock stars

3 min read

Before building an all-star sales team, these PI behavioral patterns will identify who your top-performing salespeople are. While nothing trumps a Job Assessment, or setting a Job Target, to determine the perfect fit for your sales organization, I am often asked by prospective and current clients which patterns we typically see in different sales positions. One…

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