The PI Behavioral Assessment reports are now gender-neutral.

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We’re excited to announce that we’ve revised our PI Behavioral Assessment™ reports to remove gender pronouns. The result is a new and improved user experience that reflects PI’s commitment to diversity, equality, and inclusion. Binary gender pronouns vs. gender-neutral pronouns The English language features gender-specific (binary) pronouns like he, she, him, her, his, and hers….

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5 office plants that can reduce employee stress

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Stress in the workplace is common. According to the American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of workers experience on-the-job stress. What’s more, 40 percent of employees said their job is “very” or “extremely” stressful. As a manager, you want your people to be happy and engaged—not tense and checked out. You’ll be glad to know…

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A candid interview with a gentle giant

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“The most important person you’ll hire is the first person. That way everybody after will have to meet that same high standard.” – Larry O’Toole, founder of Gentle Giant This was just one of several insights the founder of Gentle Giant, Larry O’Toole, shared when he sat down for a candid interview with our Sr….

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5 ways to build confidence in a new hire

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No matter how you slice it, being the new person at any organization requires you to take a big step into unfamiliar territory. Two months ago, I joined The Predictive Index (PI) as the client marketing manager after working in account management at the same advertising agency for three years. And when I arrived on…

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What types of people go to networking events?

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Ever wonder what type of people attend networking events?

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Build employee confidence

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Did you know there’s actually a science behind confidence that can allow you to literally change your brain to think more confidently?

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7 ways to create an upward spiral of confidence

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I consider myself to be a reasonably confident fellow. Need somebody to tackle a challenging work project? Have a new big, hairy, audacious goal (BHAG) that needs to be achieved? Seeking a karaoke partner to belt out The B-52’s “Rock Lobster”? I’m your guy.

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Workplace confidence: Your ultimate guide

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When I began contemplating workplace confidence, I started to think about the confident people I work with and how they deal with both mundane and tough decisions. What was the fundamental trait they all exhibited on a daily basis, especially in times of stress and pressure? Ownership.  Confident leaders and employees habitually own everything they…

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Making your employees guardians of the culture

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Your people know the organization like the back of their hand. They are a part of the day-to-day aspects that make up the organization’s culture. Matt Poepsel, VP of Product at The Predictive Index, suggest including, not just hiring managers and those directly involved with the position, but other members of the organization who can…

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What does your employer brand say about your company’s personality?

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When you think of “branding,” there are likely tons of things that jump into your mind. Logos, taglines, fonts and signature colors, which are pieces of visual brand identity. And then there are more interactive things like what a company represents and how it interacts with and treats its customers, which relate to brand personality…

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

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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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No formality, no problem!

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You just met the perfect candidate, the unicorn of talent. Her resume was stunning—neatly written, and with all the right experience. She answered each of your interview questions to perfection and your gut feeling is she’ll fit right in to your organization’s culture. 

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Levels of formality at work: high vs. low formality behavioral drive

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This blog post is the fourth in a four-part series covering the four behavioral drives that the Predictive Index™ measures in its PI Behavioral Assessment.

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