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Unless you work completely independently, you can count on conflict taking place at some point among your colleagues.  Some conflict is healthy, the kind where the team puts all ideas on the table, vets them and decides on the best action to take.  Some conflict is not so healthy... the emotionally charged kind that creates barriers and keeps people from performing their best.  So, how do organizations foster the healthy conflict and minimize the unhealthy...

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To assemble a world-class team, you must start by attracting the best talent. Technology company Apple says its latest move to offer genetic testing services as part of its employee health benefits package is designed to do just that. It’s a bold decision that some employers would never attempt for fear of privacy concerns. However, Apple’s new employee benefit has all the hallmarks of great Talent Optimization. Continue reading on Business2Community.com.

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Categories: Talent Optimization

Hourly small business wages surged at the end of 2019. At a time when the hiring market is tight, bigger businesses might consider following that example. The right employee compensation package can support a robust Talent Optimization strategy. This, in turn, helps your organization achieve its strategic goals, but only if the decision is based on data. As unemployment hovers near record lows, it seems that every business leader faces the same challenge: hiring and keeping...

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Categories: Talent Optimization

As a Predictive Index certified Practitioner, you probably are often asked by others if a person’s PI Behavioral pattern is a “good one” or the “right one”.  The first question you should always ask before answering is “…FOR WHAT?” One of the keys to using PI constructively is in always getting the answer to that question before you begin to answer the original question. Predictive Index Behavioral patterns are “good” or “right” only in relation to...

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Modern businesses must adapt or fail. New technology, an accelerated pace of change, and shifting consumer priorities make old ways of doing business less effective. Many HR executives are realizing that new challenges require new solutions, especially when it comes to understanding and planning for the future needs of the workforce. In KPMG’s Future of HR survey, 57 percent of HR executives said that if HR doesn’t modernize its approach, it will become irrelevant within...

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Categories: Talent Optimization

Stress is a serious problem for employees today and its effects can cripple your organization. In this fast-paced, technologically connected business world, frustration, and work-based anxiety are rampant. Unless employers find ways to reduce workplace stress, they’ll pay the price in lost productivity, increased safety incidents and higher employee turnover. Fortunately, the tools employers need are well within reach. Talent optimization strategies can help businesses minimize employee stressors to maximize productivity. Read more at Business 2...

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Categories: Talent Optimization

As a Predictive Index certified Practitioner, you probably are often asked by others if a person’s PI Behavioral pattern is a “good one” or the “right one”.  The first question you should always ask before answering is “…FOR WHAT?” One of the keys to using PI constructively is in always getting the answer to that question before you begin to answer the original question. Predictive Index Behavioral patterns are “good” or “right” only in relation to...

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As a Predictive Index certified Practitioner, you probably are often asked by others if a person’s PI Behavioral pattern is a “good one” or the “right one”.  The first question you should always ask before answering is “…FOR WHAT?” One of the keys to using PI constructively is in always getting the answer to that question before you begin to answer the original question. Predictive Index Behavioral patterns are “good” or “right” only in relation to...

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Congratulations to our outstanding clients who took home awards at this year’s Talent Optimization conference in Boston – OPTIMA! At OPTIMA’s inaugural summit focusing on all aspects of Talent Optimization (diagnosing organizational gaps/blind spots, designing people- and business-strategies, hiring and talent acquisition, and inspiring your employees, just to name a few topics) organizations from around the world were recognized for their use of PI to drive bottom line impacts. In all over 250 stories and journeys...

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Having your employees working at low capacity just isn’t going to cut it when meeting your business objectives. Especially when 53 percent of U.S. employees are not engaged at work, according to a 2018 study by Gallup. Fortunately, methods exist for getting employees engaged. Through strategies like Talent Optimization, you can utilize data-based research on your employees to find what will make them happier with their work. Continue reading on Business 2 Community. 

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Categories: Employee Engagement