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Using Experience to Grow – The Key to Employee Development

In the 21st century organization people are undoubtedly the most valuable asset a company has. It is difficult to imagine an organizational or business process where people are not the determining factor of success. In order to stay...

Most common Manager mistakes – PART 2

Are often angered, annoyed and easily upset Avoid giving honest feedback, but are privately resentful and irritated Are overconfident and feel entitled, but avoid taking responsibility for mistakes Dominate meetings and make their subordinates feel their opinions are...

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Why You cannot neglect Generation Y?

BECAUSE YOU HAVE almost 20% chance of meeting one in the streets. Which also means every 5th person in CEE region belongs to this group. So this is surely a valid reason to know them better; especially when you are one of them. Core values are the main drivers of a...

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Most common Manager mistakes

Avoid risks and are reluctant to make decisions Rarely communicate with employees and seem distant Rarely admit their mistakes, but “charm their way out” of problems Are suspicious of other’s intentions, don’t trust their employees Reluctant to act against popular...

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Get your Performance right

What is the ultimate goal of People Management? Happier people? Well, maybe, for a purpose. And what is that purpose?  Performance. We in HR all work on producing the best environment, choosing the best people, working out the best processes, rules, and regulations,...

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The Dark Side of Creativity

Creativity has been gaining more and more importance and attention in the past years, and now it could be considered one of the most fashionable characteristics. Even if most people tend to think of themselves as creative, that's not always the case. After all, it is...

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Motivate and Engage! But How?

During the 20th Century many changes happened in the field of employee motivation. At the beginning of the century Henri Fayol approached the topic of motivation with his employees with the question: “Do you think about yourself as a high-value employee?”, which was...

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Inspiring Stories For Receiving Feedback

We know that the 360° feedback tool is mainly a tool for development: Because of this, we may encounter some interesting and even inspiring stories. Let me share two different stories where we can see a clear impact on career progress. 1. Thomas D. is a manager in a...

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Why Hogan?

If you look at other vendors out there that provide these kind of tools, the Hogans kind of stand out, as I would say, at the top of the ladder.  I've known them for decades, I've worked with them for decades, and if there's a question I have about personality...

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Introducing “The Science of Personality”

People are the most dangerous and consequential force on Earth. Shouldn’t we know something about them?Personality is a powerful predictor of human behavior – it describes how we learn, work and lead, who we love, what kind of company we keep, and how other people see...

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Hello Science, Meet HR

Successful enterprises seek to improve their operations through innovation. For many years, HR could focus only on precise or the most optimized processes. But by doing so a company could fall into the trap of becoming too rigid and could miss new opportunities or...

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People Analytics: How To Fool Ourselves Less

Imagine that you are a Londoner during the latter stages of 2WW when London came under bombardment by German "vengeance weapons" – the V-1 buzz bombs and V-2 rockets. Based on your personal experience and personal experience of other Londoners you have a strong...

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10 things you didn’t know about 360˚ feedback

1. The 360˚ feedback is the ultimate tool today Nowadays it’s no longer just the manager who’s creating the content for employee evaluation. 360˚ feedback draws from a wealth of sources, including self-ratings, peer reviews, client feedback, upward assessments and the...

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Are We Endangered by the Stress Epidemic?

All of us can feel that our society is bcoming strongly focused on performance and achievements. We are required to be more competitive and able to withstand everyday challenges not only in our work life, but also in our personal lives. As one of the results, stress...

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3 Ways How to Seem Smarter!

"No psychologist has ever observed intelligence; many have observed intelligent behavior." Isidor Chein Intelligence is critical for getting ahead in your career. Professionals are required to make critical decisions in an increasingly ambiguous and...

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Does 360 Work For Everyone And How?

360 Degree Feedback has become one of the most frequently used tool in HR assessment - whether for development or other purposes.  Nevertheless opinions about it are still divided while there are more studies and discussion concerning the different aspects of 360˚...

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Are Competencies Still Alive?

Discussing competencies at the personality level is what those in mainstream organizational psychology have been doing for the past three decades which is the most reliable and valid method for predicting future job performance. “Are Competencies Still...

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