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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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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

The structure of your business and the use of “ethical managers” are big determinants of business success. What is an ethical manager? This term stems from Luke Andreski’s article “Ethics in the Workplace: The Ethical Manager.” By his definition, an ethical manager is both successful and ethical when it comes to a competitive workplace environment. There was a time when ethical practices of business managers weren’t emphasized as being of importance in the workplace. Fortunately,...

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Categories: Talent Optimization

It is that time of the year. We are wrapping up 2019 with only a few weeks to go. Perhaps it is time to take inventory of what we set out to accomplish, what worked, what we learned, what could have gone better. Because that is the kind of thing that we like to do at the end of the year. How do we usually go about this? We ask stuff like… What were my/our goals? What...

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The cost and effort that goes into increasing employee productivity, performance and motivation can run high. However, you may be surprised to learn that a measure of engagement can be increased with simple changes to the environment. First, it's important to bust one myth. Forget converting your traditional cubicle office into an open layout. You might be surprised about the negative long-term effects this can have on your employees' wellbeing. On the other hand, do change the...

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Instead of going above and beyond, you're finding your employees are applying the minimum effort to stay employed. These disengaged employees can cost you in lost productivity, employee turnover, and poor customer satisfaction scores. You need talent optimization to combat the underlying causes of employee disengagement, such as misalignment with their job. By understanding these causes and their talent optimization solutions, you can increase your employee engagement. It all starts by hiring the right people,...

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Categories: Talent Optimization