Why You Should Use Behavioral Assessments for Hiring

Technical Skills matter when you’re making a hire, but they’re only one piece of the puzzle. You don’t just want to hire someone who can adequately perform tasks without knowing if they will fit into your company’s culture, have the same values as the organization and generally be happy at their job. Fortunately, by utilizing a Behavioral Assessment in your hiring process you can predict those other pieces of the puzzle by looking at actual data on how prospective employees are expected to behave in a given role or a work situation.

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The Most Effective Conflict Resolution Strategy: Awareness and Understanding

Conflict causes a lot of people a lot of pain in the workplace. Whether it stems from miscommunication, misunderstanding, or a lack of awareness of other’s needs, it can make or break a team, decreasing performance and eating away at well-being. To truly resolve workplace conflicts, we need to start focusing on cultivating awareness and understanding. 

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How to Manage Highly Creative Employees

Allowing the creative juices to flow within guidelines, deadlines and the demands of modern business is a constant test for the skilled manager when dealing with “creative types.” However, if you know how to nurture their creativity to help them grow, your company will reap many benefits. Here are some tips to encourage that growth.

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Behind the Curtain: The Cost of a Perfect Performance

I’ve spent my whole life performing. Performing for audiences. Performing for teachers. Performing for colleagues. Performing for leaders. And yet, I wouldn’t consider myself a natural performer.  I’m not energized by being in the spotlight — in fact, it drains me.  But, because my family is strangely drawn to suffering, at the age of 7

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