Career Development

Why Employees Really Leave: Career Development Opportunities

This is the second blog in a series of five. In January I heard a keynote by Jamie Taets of Keystone Group International about going “beyond the paycheck.” Her talk focused on helping us, as leaders in our organizations, understand that paying people well is not enough. To retain top talent, we need to do … Continue Reading

Clarity

Why Employees Really Leave: Organizational and Personal Clarity

This is the first blog in a series of five. In January I heard a keynote by Jamie Taets of Keystone Group International about going “beyond the paycheck.” Her talk focused on helping us, as leaders in our organizations, understand that paying people well is not enough. To retain top talent, we need to do … Continue Reading

Understanding Others

Understanding Others

This is the twenty-fifth, and final, installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Understanding Others. Understanding Others is being able to … Continue Reading

Conceptual Thinking

Conceptual Thinking

This is the twenty-fourth installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Conceptual Thinking. Conceptual Thinking is analyzing hypothetical situations, patterns and/or … Continue Reading

Resiliency

Resiliency

This is the twenty-third installment in our 25 week series exploring the 25 competencies, or soft skills, that our assessments measure. Each week we’ll give you the definition of that competency, explain its value, and give you tips to help you develop it. This week: Resiliency. Resiliency is quickly recovering from adversity. It is the … Continue Reading