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Does Your Personality Make You A Better Salary Negotiator?

The author of the article below was asked if there are any particular personality traits or characteristics that make one a better salary negotiator.  His response was that the ability to both understand and communicate one’s value to a prospective … Continue reading

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Characteristics of People with High Emotional Intelligence

How exactly does high emotional intelligence convert to high achievement?  Emotional intelligence is essentially the ability to identify and manage the emotions of oneself and others.  The article linked below provides some insights into 10 characteristics of people with high … 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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Do you have “scrappy” employees?

If you have “scrappy” employees in your organization, you run the risk of them becoming stifled and de-energized in a traditional job.  This article suggests that if you can create a “mosaic” role for them, you can foster their creativity … Continue reading

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Personality Profiling and Pre-Employment Assessment

Although the full article referenced below is a little long, it offers some great information about personality profiling and its use in today’s environment.  I’ve paraphrased a few of the most pertinent points to save you some time:

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Personality Profiling and your Bottom Line

Justifying an investment in a personality profiling tool gets significantly easier when you consider the real bottom line impact of implementing a tool throughout your organization. Here are just a few ways an investment in a personality profiling tool can … Continue reading

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Assessing Cultural Fit

The Harvard Business Review article referenced below provides some instruction on how candidates can ensure they are assessing their own cultural fit with a hiring organization.  Conversely, how can hiring organizations ensure that candidates will have a cultural fit with … Continue reading

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