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When their cognitive score doesn’t match their behavior

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What do you do when you have a candidate with the “perfect” behavioral needs and drives for a position—you know they can handle the work, culturally it’s a match, they are driven and determines—but their overall cognitive score, their capacity to learn, adapt, and grasp new concepts in the workplace, is falling short. I have had…

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Can failure be a useful learning tool?

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Leaders need to stop seeing failure as a red flag and start seeing it as an opportunity.

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Four easy steps to help eliminate gender bias in your hiring practices

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Gender equality, psychometrics, and a simple methodology to level the hiring playing field  My days here at The Predictive Index (PI) headquarters are unpredictable in the best way. I spend my time consulting with hot tech start-ups, mushroom farms, Fortune 500 energy corporations, and everything in between. Through my varied experiences, I have found that…

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The strategic workforce planning 5-step framework

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What is strategic workforce planning Strategic Workforce Planning is essentially aligning your human capital needs with those dictated by your business plan and strategy. A well thought out workforce plan will answer questions like: Is your workforce fit to take on the challenges outlined by your short term and long term goals? Do you need…

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The candidate whisperer: The power of the job post

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A couple of years ago, a recent college grad and self-described “big idea thinker & doer” took to LinkedIn to share his experience and insight as a new full-time job seeker. His article focused mainly on job descriptions and offered companies advice on how best to construct them to attract millennial talent like him. Nearly…

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Solving for ‘g’: Getting value from cognitive ability tests

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By Greg Barnett, PhD

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Re-evaluating performance evaluations: Four best practices

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