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Personality Type: Controller | Assertive

The Controller / Assertive Personality Quadrant is one of the four quadrants that make up our behavioral preferences, why we behave the way we do, and who we are from a personality standpoint. The Controller/Assertive Quadrant is also known as the “Driver,” “Choleric,” or “Director” Quadrant. Essence: Commanding Fears: Failure Under Pressure: Confronts Traits and Characteristics of Interest: Leading people

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Can You Make a Candidate Take a Pre-Employment Assessment?

With unemployment hovering at 4 percent, it’s a candidate’s job market, which means there’s sometimes less incentive to participate in what some job seekers perceive as extra or unnecessary steps in the hiring process — like pre employment testing and other assessments related to making better hiring decisions. As a business owner or hiring manager,

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Company Culture and Environment

Why Personality Matters When Hiring.

Personality is a big factor in determining what makes someone successful in their position. Not only does our personality and behavioral preferences influence how successful we are in any given job, it often impacts our level of engagement and contribution in certain positions as well, especially when we are either a really good or really poor

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Company Culture and Environment

Company Culture Is the Key to Attracting Talent

Talented and motivated employees are the bedrock of any successful business; however, finding and, more importantly, retaining talented people has become harder than ever. There are a few reasons that can be attributed to this fact but a lack of talent is not one of them. In fact, the main reason behind it is the

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

Is Your Workplace Ready for Gen Z?

A new generation of workers are beginning to reach offices. Born in 1997, Generation Z is graduating college and entering the workforce. Given the changes that arrived along with the Millennial Generation, who now make up the majority of the workforce, savvy business owners and managers are preparing themselves for what’s to come with this

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Candidate Selection Process Strategy

How the College Admissions Scandal Impacts How You Hire New Employees

The recent college admissions scandal brings to mind something many of us don’t want to think about — the fact that many successful people use their money, status, and influence for less-than-noble means. On the surface, you’d never know it, either, until it all blows up like it has recently. The harsh reality is that

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Hiring Process

Why Hiring and Interviewing is Paramount to the Success of Your Business

Behind every successful business is an executive team and/or company owner who values and expresses that hiring top talent is a high priority. Teams often lack the processes and support systems that give the rest of their team the tools to accomplish such an in-depth and encompassing task when it comes to bringing on new

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Ep. 11: Why New Hires Fail

Hiring a new employee is an exciting time for a business, but, failing to implement best hiring practices like clearly defining expectations and performance objectives, can leave both you and the candidate with something to be desired from the relationship. We outline everything you need to know before hiring new employees so you have the

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What Are Discriminatory Hiring Practices? And How Can You Avoid Them?

In the era of #metoo and social media, it’s easier than ever for your organization to get called out for discrimination. Not only can you lose great candidates, but you damage your reputation in the process, which can make it more difficult for future hiring. On top of all that, you could face some hefty

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