3 ways to put people data to good use

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Valuable people data is all around us—it’s up to us to put it to good use. It was about this time last year that I purchased a high tech fitness tracker. I was immediately awash in a steady stream of health data ranging from how many steps I had taken to calories burned to heart…

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What are talent assessments?

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You say tomato, I say talent assessments. Seems like such a generic term – talent assessments. What are talent assessments anyway?

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Is your candidate’s energy sustainable? Interview excitement vs. sustainable extroversion  

3 min read

By Max Yoder If you‘ve hired people in the past, you’ve probably heard this one before: it’s about the apparently gregarious, enthusiastic candidate who, after acing your hiring process, rarely perks up again like they did in those initial meetings. At Lesson.ly, we call this the Affected Perk Problem, or APP, and we see it all…

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Getting to the good stuff, sans psychobabble

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By Drew Fortin I’m a big fan of big words. And as a self-professed sesquipedalian, it’s not uncommon for me to ebulliently excogitate the significance and value of behavioral and cognitive assessments. But – gasconading aside – using big words or complex terminology can backfire if those with whom you are trying to communicate don’t understand…

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Strengthening the talent chain: Where to begin?

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By Matt Poepsel, PhD

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Don’t let your managers throw their new employees to the wolves: Guidelines for successful onboarding

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By Greg Barnett, PhD

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