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Companies like Publix Super Markets have stood out as one of the “Best Places to Work” for years thanks to having what many call the best-in-industry employee benefits. Included in these benefits are stock options and bonuses tied to profits, which are popularly believed to increase employee motivation and thus retention. On the contrary, however, employees observed in a recent study by University of East Anglia (UEA) in England have shown that profit-related pay and employee share-ownership return...

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If you are a CEO, there are magazines that are probably already on your list to read daily like Forbes, Inc., Fast Company, and Entrepreneur. Those are all great reads, but  we think you need to include the following blogs and magazines in your daily reading as well to truly get the whole story.  CEO Blog Nation About: CEO Blog Nation is a community of ten niche blogs for CEOs, entrepreneurs, startups, and business owners. The blogs...

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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE(8/31/2017) FOR MORE INFORMATION Stephanie McGuinn (703) 407-8605 steph@creative2studios.com ANNAPOLIS – PI Midlantic announced today that they will remain an independent PI® Certified Partner. This announcement comes on the heels of The Predictive Index acquiring its latest in a series of PI Certified Partner acquisitions beginning in February of 2017.  The Predictive Index is an award winning workforce assessment platform which is offered by Partners around the world for hiring and selection, employee engagement and retention,...

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Jared was a 30 year-old college graduate who would tell anyone who would listen he had been a terrible employee and had been fired from some pretty great jobs in his past. That was why he was starting over from scratch as an entry-level Call Center associate in the large trade organization for which we both worked. Read more at Business 2 Community.

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Recently, I listened to an NPR piece that focused on an all too common problem for companies - the micro-manager.  You can listen to the story here: http://one.npr.org/?sharedMediaId=537750774:537754658   Bottom line - if you are a micro-manager, there is a good chance that you have employees who are not feeling the love.  But what is a micro-manager and how can the Predictive Index provide some insights into helping this ‘sometimes’ dreaded supervisor move from overbearing management to...

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According to a recent poll by the NY Times, men and women are uncomfortable being alone together for business meetings and related activities. The NY Times proposes that this is hindering women from getting ahead in their careers because “people have a tendency to hire, promote and mentor people like themselves.” If men spend more time on one-on-one interactions with other men, rather than women, those men will have the advantage over women when competing for a job. A...

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Categories: Pre-Employment Test

“Younger Leaders More Fun to Work With.” It sounds like a headline from The Onion, but it’s the result of a study recently published in the Harvard Business Review. According to the study, leaders younger than 30 years old were two to three times as likely to be both “results-driven” and “fun to work with” as their older counterparts. Why Are Younger Leaders More Fun? Why would younger leaders be more fun to work with? The reason...

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The Human Resources industry is always changing with a new issue to tackle every day, from technology to talent shortages; new cultural norms to additional legal requirements and more. With so much to learn, every HR professional has to have time set aside each day to catch up on the latest industry news. If you don't already have your favorites or want to add to your current list, consider adding these five blogs to your schedule.  SHRM Online About: Society for...

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There are several buzzwords around business today. These include Empowerment (old), Employee Engagement (everyone is looking for the secret recipe), Diversity (now inclusion), Retention (moving beyond turnover), Succession Planning (talent replacement, high potential development, exit planning), and more. Individually the ‘words’ are great to have and claim in your business, but what we are really talking about and looking for is Culture. Culture is the very thing that helps companies attract highly sought-after employees and...

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“When you get promoted to a managerial position, you don’t automatically gain managerial skills that allow you to easily treat people fairly. You’re still the same person you were the day before, and let’s face it, that probably means you don’t like everyone equally.” In this TLNT article, Suzanne Lucas (whose email address piques our curiosity: EvilHRLady *at* gmail.com) suggests methods new managers can use to be sure they are evaluating job performance equally and based on the...

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