Managing vs. Coaching

Managers and Coaches are not the same thing, however managers do often play a coaching role for their employees. In some organizations, coaching is often a function of an effective manager. Let’s explore how the coaching role is different than a manager’s role to gain a better a understanding. Being a manager is a more directive…

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Attract candidates with your job ad

When advertising job postings, use the Job Pattern to design an ad that will attract the right person for the role you are looking to fill. Consider using the suggested phrases below in your job ad. Job Target Job Ad Focus Suggested Phrases A > BTask Oriented Problem-solvingTechnical “Opportunities for advancement in a growing firm”“Have…

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Work

Better work starts with you You know what they say, a rising tide lifts all ships. When people within organizations start to become more self-aware, it causes a distinct change in the culture – for the better.  At PI, we call this collective awareness, here’s why it’s essential. The more self-aware organizations are, the better…

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Manage

For managers, self-awareness makes all the difference 99% of workers agree that the foundation of a great manager is for the manager to possess self-awareness. If you’ve ever had a great or conversely, a terrible manager, then you know that your relationship with your manager can make or break your experience no matter how awesome…

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Hire

It’s not you. It’s the job. Nothing can cause a new hire or existing employee to sour faster than discovering that they aren’t a fit or match for the role they’re in. It’s demotivating. Nearly half (46%) of newly-hired employees fail within 18 months, while only 19% achieve what can be considered unequivocal success. Why…

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Sample emails

Unleashing the power of your people (by understanding what truly drives them) starts by assessing your employees and enabling them to have more self-awareness and awareness of peers leading to more productive working relationships. It also provides managers with crucial information about how to manage, coach and mentor their team. Assessing all of your employees helps…

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Behavioral interview questions guide

This guide provides questions, based on Factors and Factor Combinations, that you can use to dig deeper into how a candidate reacts in different situations to understand if they would be a good fit for the job. Remember, you can also generate an interview guide in the software, which helps interviewers by suggesting questions automatically generated…

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Prepare for a Readback

Here are some tips for when it comes to practicing and preparing for a readback. We’re following the 4 P’s of providing a readback: Practice, Purpose, Prepare and Present. You can use the PI Software or the Toolkit to prepare. Practice Providing great, conversational readbacks is a skill that is best developed with practice. No…

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