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What is 360-Degree Feedback? Why is it important?

Predictive Performance International, developer of the Drake P3 System, is launching a 360-degree feedback assessment which can be added to the Drake P3 System.  The product allows for employees to be reviewed by up to 10 reviewers who could be … Continue reading

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Emotional Intelligence and Performance

The article below, authored by Dr. Travis Bradberry, reinforces the rationale behind Predictive Performance Inc. including the measurement of Emotional Intelligence in the Drake P3 System.  Prior to hiring leaders or potential future leaders for your organization, evaluate their Emotional … Continue reading

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Season’s Greetings!

A lesson in inspiring employees! Tim Cook, CEO of Apple, recognizes the hard work of his employees in his holiday letter. A heartfelt thank you and well-deserved recognition may be all your employees need this holiday season. Read the article … Continue reading

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Behavior-Based Interviewing – Another Perspective

Traditional interviewing averages only 19% predictive accuracy on future job performance.  Ascend Profiles regularly coaches companies on behavior-based interviewing to ensure they are selecting the best candidates for each role in their organizations.  The best predictor of what a person … Continue reading

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Are your employees overly stressed?

The attached article gives some great tips about how to manage stress, but how do you know which employees in your organization are stressed?  The Drake P3 personality profiling system measures the stress of your employees when they are first … Continue reading

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Introverted vs. Extroverted Leaders

Research has confirmed that 25% – 30% of C-Suite executives are Introverts.  Introverts tend to be better listeners and they are able to consider and reflect on the ideas of others ensuring that final decisions and ideas are fully formed … Continue reading

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Let it go!

The attached article suggests that hiring companies need to let go of the prejudices surrounding job hoppers.  Research indicates that today’s average employee changes jobs every 3-4 years.  The article identifies three positive aspects to this type of employee. Drake … Continue reading

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Hiring Someone Smarter Than You Are

Jack and Suzy Welch have written an article with an interesting perspective on hiring someone smarter than yourself.  Some managers might be concerned about hiring someone who could outshine them, but instead they should be focused on the benefits that … Continue reading

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EVP – Employment Value Proposition

When I see the letters EVP, I automatically think Executive Vice President.  After reading this article, I have a different view. This article suggests that understanding how to motivate people to perform could be the best employee retention strategy.  The … Continue reading

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Happiness: Ripples of Positivity!

Shawn Achor delivers an inspiring presentation about changing our frame of reference for happiness.  Take a look: Shawn Achor Ted Talk  

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