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Making your employees guardians of the culture

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Your people know the organization like the back of their hand. They are a part of the day-to-day aspects that make up the organization’s culture. Matt Poepsel, VP of Product at The Predictive Index, suggest including, not just hiring managers and those directly involved with the position, but other members of the organization who can…

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What does your employer brand say about your company’s personality?

5 min read

When you think of “branding,” there are likely tons of things that jump into your mind. Logos, taglines, fonts and signature colors, which are pieces of visual brand identity. And then there are more interactive things like what a company represents and how it interacts with and treats its customers, which relate to brand personality…

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Understanding culture fit

7 min read

Culture fit is an often-misunderstood concept. 

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“Bringing your whole self to work”: What the hell does that mean?

6 min read

As a bit of a business geek, I read a lot of books about management, business trends, and company culture. And there’s a term that I’ve noticed slip into our people management vernacular over the past 3-4 years: “Bringing your whole self to work.” It’s kind of catchy.

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No formality, no problem!

5 min read

You just met the perfect candidate, the unicorn of talent. Her resume was stunning—neatly written, and with all the right experience. She answered each of your interview questions to perfection and your gut feeling is she’ll fit right in to your organization’s culture. 

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Levels of formality at work: high vs. low formality behavioral drive

6 min read

This blog post is the fourth in a four-part series covering the four behavioral drives that the Predictive Index™ measures in its PI Behavioral Assessment.

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Talk human to me: the power of conversational communication

8 min read

I always tell new employees at The Predictive Index (PI) not to worry if they see me running through the office. “There’s no need to panic,” I say. “It’s just a lot faster to get from point A to point B if I hustle.” And with the time saved by running, I’m able to get…

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Five reasons your email makes me cringe

4 min read

The all-too-common email habits that make your coworkers want to poke their eyes out

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Employee development: Highly valued but highly neglected

4 min read

Employees everywhere want to improve and get ahead, so why aren’t you providing employee development opportunities?

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Get along or get appreciated? A tool for candid cultural fit conversations

4 min read

  A simple framework for identifying the type of culture you offer and finding those who fit 

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5 steps to marketing your business from the inside out

5 min read

When employees identify with a leader’s “why,” they become ambassadors for your cause.

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How leaders can align workplace culture

4 min read

As a leader, it’s your responsibility to cultivate and foster a strong workplace culture

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How to avoid having burned out and disengaged employees

3 min read

You say your organization is innovative and flexible, but you’re burning your employees out. It pays to be a leader, not a boss. Your workplace might promote innovation, but it might be pushing its workers too hard. Today, determination is burned away by in-house processes and sheer fatigue. Last decade’s motivation-boosting tips won’t work, because…

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Four ways your natural behavioral traits are influencing your holiday activities

4 min read

By Sarah Mulvey

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