Tag Archives: Ascend Profiles

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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Richard Branson’s Views on Hiring for Personality

Take a look at Richard Branson’s article on hiring for personality and cultural fit.  As interesting as the article are the host of comments from readers validating his thoughts and experience.  As research has indicated, skills can be learned and … Continue reading

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Personality Profiling and Sports Teams?

I recently read an article about how college and professional sports teams are using personality profiling to evaluate potential recruits, understand current team members, and facilitate communication among the coaching staff and players.  It appears that personality profiling is just … Continue reading

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Unconventional Interview Questions

The attached article has some fresh ideas about behavior-based interview questions that can be asked to determine if a candidate will be a good cultural fit.  It’s worth a look! Unconventional Interview Questions

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Really Amazing Employees!

What would it be worth if you could could predict that future employees would exhibit behaviors that could drive your company forward? The insights revealed from personality profiling go a long way towards identifying if current employees or candidates have … Continue reading

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