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Hire and Promote with Scientific Accuracy

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by Deborah Bell

How to Fill the Critical Skills Gap

The Problem In a McKinsey Global Study, some startling numbers were revealed by respondents around the globe: 87% have a skill gap now or expect to within the next 5 years 33% feel prepared to cope with skill gaps caused by emerging technology and market trends The study also looked at the strategies that organizations […]

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Hiring Tips
by Keith Francoeur

Integrity: What You Don’t Know Can Hurt You

Most people would agree that integrity is an important characteristic for employees to have and that if you don’t have it, it can’t be developed. What most people may be surprised to know is that whether someone is likely to display integrity can be predicted well by their personality. More specifically, three out of the […]

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Hiring Tips
by Keith Francoeur

How to Hire Smarter: Unlocking the Hidden Messages in Resumes

What do you look for when you are reviewing a candidate’s resume? If the first thing that came to your mind was how well their experience fits with the role you are hiring for, then you are missing a lot. And not just because experience in one company is a poor predictor of long-term success […]

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Hiring Tips
by Keith Francoeur

How to Hire Smarter: Avoid the Experience Trap!

Do you weight experience on a resume heavily when deciding on whether a candidate is a strong fit for an open position? If so, you are falling victim to the experience trap.  The experience trap happens because of assumptions that people make about a candidate’s experience.  An assumption is something that is believed to be […]

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by Keith Francoeur

Remote Teams: Why some thrive and others wither.

Even when most of the population is vaccinated, it is safe to say that the new normal will consist of a much higher percentage of people working remotely than was the case before the pandemic.  This poses both risks and opportunities for organizations and their team members. The Risks Working from home is a much […]

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by Keith Francoeur

Fostering Inclusion and Diversity: The Predictive Power of Personality

Now, more than ever, organizations are focused on fostering an inclusive and diverse culture.  Much of this focus is on aligning organizational values, providing training, and hiring diverse team members.  However, pre-employment and developmental assessments have received less attention, perhaps because of a lack of awareness of how to do it.  Can you answer these […]

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Leadership Effectiveness
by Keith Francoeur

Laissez-Faire Leadership – The Silent Killer

What comes to your mind when you think about toxic leadership?  Are you envisioning an arrogant tyrant who rules by fear?  While such an approach is indeed extremely harmful to others, research suggests that it is rare, and that a far more common form of destructive leadership is laissez-faire leadership¹.  Laissez-faire leadership occurs when an […]

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Leadership Effectiveness
by Keith Francoeur

The Secret to Effective Leadership: Keep it Simple.

In 1945, researchers at Ohio State University embarked on a 10-year program that would revolutionize our understanding of leadership.  The fruit of their labor was the identification of two independent domains of leadership behavior, which were later termed Consideration and Structure.  Consideration Consideration is the extent to which a leader treats their direct reports as […]

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