The hidden costs of mediocre employees

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Groundbreaking companies cannot be built on the efforts of mediocre employees. It is absolutely shocking the number of large firms that languish while they put off eliminating underperforming employees. Even worse, those employees who just tread water, who stay out of trouble, meet their quotas, complete their assignments but never use their imagination – never…

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The rise of I/O Psychology

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If you haven’t heard of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology yet, chances are you will soon. Today more than ever, businesses are employing I/O Psychologists to assist them in taking a scientific approach to assessing (and improving) human behavior in the workplace.

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Self-awareness: The key to leadership success

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Anthony Tjan, co-author of best-selling business book Heart, Smarts, Guts and Luck, writes that “there is one quality that trumps all, evident in virtually every great entrepreneur, manager, and leader. That quality is self-awareness. The best thing leaders can do to improve their effectiveness is to become more aware of what motivates them and their…

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Getting the most from assessment data

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If you allow your assessment data to be part of a more thoughtful approach to all of your personal interactions and employee development opportunities, its value continues long after the job offer has been accepted.

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Your boring brand may not scare away all the top talent – just most of it

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By Steve Messina Thoughts on how branding could help talent acquisition

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Building a learning organization from the ground up

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Jack Welch, former Chairman and CEO of General Electric, once said, “an organization’s ability to learn, and translate that learning into action rapidly, is the ultimate competitive advantage.”

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