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What is 360-Degree Feedback? Why is it important?

In human resources or industrial/organizational psychology, 360-degree feedback, also known as multi-rater feedback, multisource feedback, or multisource assessment, is feedback that comes from all around an employee. “360” refers to the 360 degrees in a circle, with an individual figuratively … Continue reading

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Retaining Top Employees – Ask good questions … then listen!

The banking industry is going through a period of significant change right now.  The last 12 months have seen increased consolidation and noticeable movement of bankers from one bank to another (a number of times in groups).  I attend a … Continue reading

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Behavior-Based Interviewing: A View from the Other Side

Behavior-based interviewing is founded on solid research in the behavioral sciences, and its effectiveness has been validated repeatedly in a wide variety of corporate environments.  The author of the article referenced below encourages those being interviewed to prepare for interviews … Continue reading

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Leadership Lessons On and Off The Course

This blog post was inspired by the recent U.S. Open golf championship.  Analogies abound from the sports world to the corporate world, and I thought this one was worth sharing.  This article highlights Steve Williams, caddie to the winners of … Continue reading

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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

If you are interested in some new ideas about this age old question – keep reading.  Steve Tappin poses some interesting questions to ask yourself if you are considering a move to a new organization.  He encourages readers to avoid … Continue reading

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Hiring People Smarter Than You

I have always been a fan of Jack Welch’s business books.  Here is his POV on hiring. Hiring people smarter than you.

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Richard Branson’s Take on Hiring

I have always been a fan of Richard Branson. Maybe it’s because I aspire to work from a hammock on my own island! Branson always has an opinion and many times it makes you step back and think. I love … Continue reading

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A Simple Way To Make An Impact

This article reinforces a few simple ways you can make an impact on the job or at home. Words to live by! 10 Things Extraordinary People Say Every Day

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Infusing New Ideas or Hiring Yourself?

Sometimes, in an attempt to hire a candidate who will be a good “cultural fit” with the organization, managers make the mistake of hiring themselves.  The article below discusses why that can be a big mistake.  One reason that rang … Continue reading

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Great Question!

The author of the attached article suggests some great questions that can help organizations determine whether a candidate is a cultural fit. Take a look! Unconventional Interview Questions

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