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Using the Profiles PXT Select to Help Understand Candidates Emotional IQ

Posted by Craig Palmer on September 12, 2018.
PXT_select

I was having a conversation with one of our Client VP of Sales recently. He was in the process of hiring a new region manager. He had four candidates that were very good fits with their region manager Profiles Performance Model and asked for assistance to help determine which quality candidate would be the best […]

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Recruiting “Its Game Day”

Posted by Nancy Ness on June 29, 2018.
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Well, it is “Game Day” on many fronts.  The Final 4 basketball event truly served up a fantastic dose of March Madness, the baseball season is off and running, the Minnesota Wild are in the Stanley Cup playoffs and The Masters golf tournament are all indicative of the traditional passage to the “Right of Spring.” […]

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Three Reasons Why Productivity Fluctuates

Posted by Nancy Ness on May 23, 2018.
Optimize Your Red Zone

The May, 2004 edition of Harvard Business Review featured an article on how it is risky to hire top performers from other companies. They advised that we are better off growing our own stars rather than headhunting  our competitors. Why would that be? There are of course several reasons, but what is the recurring theme?  […]

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How to Execute with any Audience with Assertiveness

Posted by Craig Palmer on April 27, 2017.
09-Executive Guide to Employee Assessments

Over the last few weeks, we’ve identified how to execute an employee assessment by focusing on the Attitude, Independence and Manageability Behavior sections of the Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview, We now wish to Focus on the Assertiveness Behavior to provide us with another excellent example of how to use this report to […]

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How to Execute with any Audience with Accommodating

Posted by Craig Palmer on March 20, 2017.
11-Fostering a Culture of Engagement

By analyzing a real world example of a Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview, we’ve shown over the last few articles how a company would utilize the data from our Profile Leadership tools to OPTIMIZE team interactions. To get more resources for executing assessments, read our case studies or lean more about our consulting […]

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How to Execute with ANY Audience with Manageability

Posted by Craig Palmer on February 13, 2017.
12-How to Avoid the Seven Biggest Teambuilding Blunders

As we continue our series of blog posts that focus on sections of a real world example of a Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview, we hope that you’re gaining a better perspective on how to execute an assessment. If not, we offer personalized consulting services to support the assessment results of your employees. […]

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How to Execute With ANY Audience With Attitude

Posted by Craig Palmer on January 27, 2017.
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Last month, we discussed how to utilize the data from our Profile Leadership tools to OPTIMIZE your interactions with employees, people you’re interviewing, your sales team, etc. We gave examples of ways to interpret the results of the Sociability Behavior section of the Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent Performance Model Overview in order to create a […]

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How to Execute with ANY Audience with Independence

Posted by Craig Palmer on January 7, 2017.
02-four-Essential-Tactics-for-Optimizing-Organizational-Talent

In this series of blog posts, we are showing real life examples of how to utilize the data from our Assessments to gain a better perspective on how you and your team might view certain situations and areas of conflict. We looked at the Sociability & Attitude Behavior sections of the Profiles Sales Assessment Concurrent […]

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How to Execute With ANY Audience

Posted by Craig Palmer on November 19, 2016.
08-Creating-a-Team-Building-Culture

No, we are not here today to discuss how to “eliminate” those hard to reach audiences. Quite the contrary! We want to give you a taste of how to utilize the data from our Profile Leadership tools to OPTIMIZE your interactions with those audiences such as employees, people you’re interviewing or your sales team. This is […]

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Optimize Your Red Zone

Posted by Craig Palmer on October 13, 2016.
recruiting

It’s the time of year for New Years resolutions and maybe yours is to manage your organization more efficiently while increasing production. Sounds like a lofty goal but not if you focus on the three areas of your business where you get the highest rate of return for your efforts. We call that, the RED Zone.

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10 Important Questions to Help Identify High Potentials

Posted by Nancy Ness on August 12, 2016.
eSkills

According to a study by the Corporate Executive Board (CEB), as many as 25% of high-potential employees plan on leaving their jobs within a year. Many organizations make the mistake of only looking at ability when assessing an employee’s potential for managing a job. When trying to identify a high-potential (or HiPo) employee, it is […]

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