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A Cautionary Tale: The Great Manager Who Was a Bad Leader

Michael was a bright Civil Engineer who worked his way up to the role of Manager, then Director, then finally Vice President. He always excelled in his managerial roles and worked well with all departments. But when the Vice President of Engineering retired, the CEO appointed Michael as the new VP. At first Michael was delighted and dove into his new role with zeal, stepping up his efforts to manage every aspect of the Engineering team. But over time, the culture deteriorated and Michael became frustrated, miserable, and abrupt with his team. Employees sought out Susan, the other Director in the department, to complain about Michael and confess that they were thinking about leaving the company. Susan attempted to be the peacemaker and inspire people toward a common goal, but her efforts were futile.

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7 Ways to Change Your Attitude – If You Want to Win the War for Talent

Last week, we talked about the coming labor shortage that will affect companies across industries and around the world. This week, we offer some advice on how to win the war for talent spurred by the shortage, and it all starts with changing attitudes about recruitment in your team, in your organization, and in yourself.

Here are seven ways to do just that:

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There’s an Air Traffic Controller Shortage. Are you Qualified?

The Federal Aviation Association (FAA) handles nearly 70,000 flights a day, and at any given moment there are 7,000 planes zooming through the clouds above. Air traffic controllers (ATC) keep order in the sky, but recent statistics show turbulence in the FAA’s ability to hire enough to keep airports running smoothly into the future.

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11 Ways to Feel More Confident & Valuable At Work Every Day

At work, it’s great to feel valued and purposeful, as careers take up a majority of our lives (think of all those hours!) and thoughts. Thus, feeling more confident at work can in turn produce greater productivity, energy, happiness and morale within the team, and these benefits can have drastic long-term effects that can contribute to wellbeing and overall health, advises business experts in interview with Forbes.

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7 Ways to Prepare for the Global Labor Shortage

According to a report from Boston Consulting Group, most countries will face labor shortages by 2030. You can get ahead of the crowd by adopting these seven tactics to prepare your workforce for the global labor shortage now:

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3 Tips to Improve The Onboarding Process

In 2012, over 30% of companies who took part in the Allied Workforce Mobility Survey reported that it takes at least a year for a new employee to reach full productivity. One of the reported contributors to this fact was that hiring managers would spend hours searching for fragmented onboarding content. This content can be spread throughout intranets, emails, and filing cabinet.

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7 Ways to Change Your Attitude About Recruitment – If You Want to Win the War for Talent

Last week, we talked about the coming labor shortage that will affect companies across industries and around the world. This week, we offer some advice on how to win the war for talent spurred by the shortage, and it all starts with changing attitudes about recruitment in your team, in your organization, and in yourself.

Here are seven ways to do just that:

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9 Signs That You’re Ready To Change Careers & How to Transition

Knowing that you need to switch things up and change your career is good to know, as not enjoying or feeling valuable at your work can lower our wellbeing and esteem. Thus, knowing when you’re ready to change careers and how best to transition can make us feel happier and more in charge of our lives and what the future holds, according to Kathy Caprino, a success coach and contributor for Forbes.

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9 Tips on Using Social Media and New Technology for Recruitment

In today’s fast-paced world, it is important to consider which channels people use to consume information. If you understand how these channels work, you can apply them to your recruiting programs. Here are nine tips on using social media and new technology for recruitment:

1. Look for New Approaches

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TalentClick Launches New Talent Assessment Tool for Employers

TalentClick, a risk-based personality assessment software firm, said it launched its latest assessment tool, Work Values and Attitude (WVA). The tool allows employers to identify whether candidates are the right ‘fit’ by using psychometric analysis. By looking at six key areas of a person’s behavior (integrity, responsibility, coachability, positive attitude, aggression control and open communication), the WVA helps employers further understand the values and motivators of candidates or current employees to help management make better informed decisions.

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New Products of the Week: Work Values & Attitude

Key features: WVA includes an easily-administered 15 minute web-based questionnaire where results include scores on the six WVA dimensions and suggested interview questions. Results include suggested interview questions that are dependent on the individual’s unique results profile—these are used for probing into areas of potential concern or to verify areas of strength.

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TalentClick Launches New Technology to More Accurately Assess

TalentClick, a risk-based personality assessment software firm, today launched their latest assessment tool, Work Values and Attitude (WVA). The tool allows employers to identify whether candidates are the right ‘fit’ by using psychometric analysis. By looking at six key areas of a person’s behavior (integrity, responsibility, coachability, positive attitude, aggression control and open communication), the WVA helps employers further understand the values and motivators of candidates or current employees so better informed management decisions can be made.

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Help your project teams get along with new TalentClick feature

Ensuring a team of employees will effectively collaborate on a project might seem like a scenario with an unavoidably wide margin of error – but a new service from Vancouver-based TalentClick aims to minimize it.

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New Product of the Week: TalentClick – Team Analytics

Key features: Team Analytics provides users with insights into the inner workings of teams to diagnose challenges, identify areas for improvement and enhance how team members understand and respect each other’s personalities within the workplace.

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TalentClick Adds Team Analytics to Assessment Platform

TalentClick has added a Team Analytics functionality to its personality assessment platform to gain a better analysis of the dynamics within a team.

Team Analytics is designed to provide users with insights into the inner workings of teams, in order to:
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