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Finding Top Quality Candidates

Personality Type: Analyzer | Logical

The Analyzer/Logical Quadrant is also known as the “Analyzer,” “Melancholy,” or “Thinker” Quadrant. These people tend to be interested in being methodical, organizing things, being thorough, being exact, being structured, and paying attention to detail. They usually would rather not focus on the big picture, take risks, be flexible and they tend to say the bare minimum

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Company Culture and Environment

Personality Type: Supporter | Empathy

The Supporter/Empathy Quadrant is also known as the “Supporter,” “Amiable,” “Phlegmatic,” or “Relater” Quadrant. Essence: Pleasing Fears: Confrontation Under Pressure: Agrees Traits and Characteristics of Interest: Coaching and collaborating Listening Helping / Supporting Problem solving Interested In These people tend to be interested in pleasing and caring for others, reconciling differences, working out disagreements, smoothing people, supporting others, helping, consensus

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Company Culture and Environment

Personality Type: Expressive | Social

The Expressive/Social Quadrant is also known as the “Expressive,” “Socializer,” “Sanguine,” or “Promoter” Quadrant. Essence: Promoting Fears: Boredom Under Pressure: Ridicules Traits and Characteristics of Interest: Promoting Networking Lecturing Teaching groups Debating Public relation handling Announcing Interested In These people tend to be interested in talking about their interests, having lots of friends, talking about problems, discussing their opinions, being

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Diversity

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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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

Can You Really Be Friends with Your Employees?

Camaraderie in the workplace is a great thing. It helps people feel a human connection at work and even increases productivity. However, it is possible to cross the line and veer into territory that’s inappropriate — which can wreak havoc on your reputation and your company culture. The answer to the question of whether you

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3 Ways Pre-Employment Assessments Can Reveal Red Flags

Recent incidents of violence around the country remind us of the fact that people can have dark qualities to their personalities. Those tendencies can hamper performance on the job and interpersonal relations within an organization. Aptitude tests can help uncover potentially threatening or relevant information about a candidate’s attitude as part of the interview process.

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Candidate Experience

Halloween Horror Stories!

We wanted to take a moment from sharing our typical content about hiring best practices and share some horror stories with you. After all, it is #Halloween! As you may know, while we specialize in pre-employment assessment testing, we are also pretty skilled at hiring and recruiting. On the recruiting side of our business, we

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Company Culture and Environment

Should You Talk Politics in the Office This Fall?

With the midterm elections around the corner, it can be tempting to vent around the water cooler or over Slack about the latest political turmoil. But, is that really what’s best for your company culture and work environment? There are sharp divides between Republicans and Democrats on seemingly every issue, but people from all backgrounds

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A Ted Talk Discussing Givers and Takers

Well, which is it? Are you a giver or a taker? This particular issue of “Givers” vs. “Takers” is one we grapple with everyday for clients. We all love the “Givers” but struggle to help them reach their optimal effectiveness.  The “Takers” sometimes seem like rock stars to later discover a tremendous amount of damage and

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