Personality assessments, once dreaded and often feared when seeking a job, are making a surprising comeback in today’s workforce. One of the most popular personality assessments that businesses often use is the DiSC. This assessment goes back to the 400’s B.C., when it was originally developed by Empodocles and used elements of fire, earth, air, and water. Over time, these were tweaked and adjusted to the four core categories that we see today (PeopleKeys.com, 2019). As we turn the corner to the second decade of the 21st century, the DiSC assessment is being updated yet again as it transitions now into the Everything DiSC model.
Take a moment and reflect on tech leadership in our society; what is one of the first things that comes to your mind? If it is the fact that it is predominantly made up of males in those roles, you’re correct. Women are just as impactful in tech leadership positions than their male counterparts. In this short blog post, we’re going to show you just how impactful they really are and why businesses should focus more on giving women the opportunity to lead their organizations.
Productivity is one of the most common workplace measurements, with respect to each individual employee’s contributions to the bottom line. These measurements are often done with many analytical and statistical tools, which can take the results down to their simplest form. True to our society, the number of distractions we face on a daily basis can cripple the effectiveness of work being done in the workplace. As a result, productivity suffers and worldwide, over $7 TRILLION is lost because of it (Stevenson, 2018). As part of our new year blog series on helping businesses better optimize themselves for success, we’re going to take a quick look at several ways in which businesses and employees can be more productive in 2019. Read on to see what we’ll focus on.
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