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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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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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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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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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Personality Profiling and Workplace Conflict

The attached article suggests that in order for conflicts to be turned into something good for the worker and the organization, the conflicts need to be worked out, discussed and settled in a timely manner.  The Drake P3 Management.expert module … Continue reading

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“Best Fit” Hiring

While reading an article about the top reason talent leaves an organization, I ran across a paragraph that embodies part of what we are trying to accomplish with Ascend Profiles and personality profiling for “best fit.”  The paragraph reads:  Create … Continue reading

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