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      The Role of Personality in the Workplace: Are Personality Tests Accurate?

      Having the “right personality” might have a bigger impact on your value in the workplace than you think. According to a study published by  Psychological Science, an Association for Psychological Science journal, job candidates whose personalities “aligned” with a company’s expectations and ideologies earned higher salaries than those who the organization felt did not align. 

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      Cultural Fit Interview Questions: Examples of Best Practices

      Cultural fit interview questions are all about finding candidates who will be a good fit for your company’s corporate culture. It’s important to remember that hiring for cultural fit is different from hiring for a skillset. You may want to consider this when designing interviews and deciding what questions to ask. A good hiring manager

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      How to Conduct a Cultural Fit Assessment

      When you’re hiring new employees, it’s important to ensure that they will fit into your company culture. A bad fit can cause problems in the workplace, so you should strive to hire only people who are a good match for your company. The first step in creating a strong culture is to understand what your

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      Inclusive Leaders – What Are Their Roles in a Workplace?

      By Linda Devonish – Mills, CAE, CPA, CMA, MBA, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant Characteristics of an Inclusive Leader                     When conversations and emphasis on diversity practices began over 20 years ago, the acronym D & I, referring to diversity and inclusion, was popular. In recent years, it is not uncommon to see the acronym, I

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      Defining Your Company’s GTM Strategy

      Having a well-developed go-to-market (GTM) strategy is important in today’s business landscape. A GTM strategy is used to determine the best ways to engage with customers to inspire them to purchase your company’s products or services.  A thoroughly defined GTM strategy includes features related to pricing, sales and channels, product branding, and the introduction of

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      Unconscious Bias – The Main Barrier for Developing Inclusive Environments in the Workplace

      By Linda Devonish – Mills, CAE, CPA, CMA, MBA, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant Unconscious Bias Is it possible for an organization to develop inclusive environments in the workplace if unconscious bias is present among colleagues? Probably not since everybody has biases that they may not be aware of. Anybody that thinks that they do

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      2022 Trends in Executive Search | Top Executive Search Firm | Best Executive Recruiters
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      2022 Trends in Executive Search

      Cowen Partners Executive Search outlines some of the trends we are seeing in not only in demand positions, but the hurtles both clients and candidates have to overcome to succeed. “Decisions made today will need to be reconsidered within three months.” – Greg Becker, CEO of Silicon Valley Bank In the post-pandemic world, it’s become

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      Marketing Communications Plans: How Do They Convey DEI Strategy? | Diversity Executive Search Firm | DEI Recruiters
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      Marketing Communications Plans – How Do They Convey the Message about an Organization’s DEI Strategy?    

      By Linda Devonish – Mills, CAE, CPA, CMA, MBA, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant Conveying a DEI Message Through Marketing Communications Plans A key indicator of an organization’s success with its diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) strategy is cross – collaborative efforts between a Chief Diversity, Equity, Inclusion Officer (CDEIO) and other senior leaders. Should

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      Why Strategic Plans Play an Integral Role in Successful DEI Programs | Diversity Executive Recruiters | DEI Executive Search Firm
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      Why Strategic Plans Play an Integral Role in Successful DEI Program Implementation

      By Linda Devonish – Mills, CAE, CPA, CMA, MBA, Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Consultant Strategic planning is a process where organizations define its strategy, direction and its decisions with a long-term view of where it wants to be. Strategic planning is the job of the senior management of any organization. Can Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion

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      Customer Success:  What It Means, Why It Matters, and More

      Today, customers not only demand great products but great product experience. Consequently, firms are in a race to attract and retain the attention of paying customers, and a focus on customer success is central to this.  But unlike quantitative metrics like sales, revenue, and profit margins, customer success is a qualitative function. There is no

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