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The strategic workforce planning 5-step framework

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What is strategic workforce planning Strategic Workforce Planning is essentially aligning your human capital needs with those dictated by your business plan and strategy. A well thought out workforce plan will answer questions like: Is your workforce fit to take on the challenges outlined by your short term and long term goals? Do you need…

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The candidate whisperer: The power of the job post

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A couple of years ago, a recent college grad and self-described “big idea thinker & doer” took to LinkedIn to share his experience and insight as a new full-time job seeker. His article focused mainly on job descriptions and offered companies advice on how best to construct them to attract millennial talent like him. Nearly…

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Solving for ‘g’: Getting value from cognitive ability tests

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By Greg Barnett, PhD

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Re-evaluating performance evaluations: Four best practices

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The hidden costs of mediocre employees

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Groundbreaking companies cannot be built on the efforts of mediocre employees. It is absolutely shocking the number of large firms that languish while they put off eliminating underperforming employees. Even worse, those employees who just tread water, who stay out of trouble, meet their quotas, complete their assignments but never use their imagination – never…

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The rise of I/O Psychology

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If you haven’t heard of Industrial/Organizational (I/O) Psychology yet, chances are you will soon. Today more than ever, businesses are employing I/O Psychologists to assist them in taking a scientific approach to assessing (and improving) human behavior in the workplace.

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Self-awareness: The key to leadership success

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Anthony Tjan, co-author of best-selling business book Heart, Smarts, Guts and Luck, writes that “there is one quality that trumps all, evident in virtually every great entrepreneur, manager, and leader. That quality is self-awareness. The best thing leaders can do to improve their effectiveness is to become more aware of what motivates them and their…

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