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Integrity, Honesty & Values (Behavior-Based Interviewing)
Past actions are still the best predictor of future performance. So, stay focused on asking behavioral questions about job requirements. For example, if the job does require honesty, you might ask questions this, "When were you honest, even though it was embarrassing for you? What did you say?
Prepare Written Questions For Your Interview
Writing things down is important. And with written questions are part of your interview preparation, you have proof of what you asked the candidate and that you asked the same question of every candidate. Those are legal issues. Before you write questions, you need to do some preparation.
Probe for Specific Information During Interview
When an answer is a generality, self-promotional, not behavioral, isn’t complete or the candidate’s non-verbals don’t match what the candidate is saying, follow-up with behavioral probes to draw out more information. You discover that the specifics the candidate gives can be linked to job requirements.
The “Like Me” Syndrome (Behavior-Based Interviewing)
The "like me" syndrome is like a bias. Over weighing the positives of a candidate because you have many things in common will usually lead to a less than optimal hire.
Regain Control of the Interview (Behavior-Based Interviewing)
When a candidate takes over the interview - maybe by non-stop talking or story-telling - it's okay to re-take control of the interview by politely interrupting and re-focusing the candidate back to the task at hand.
Your Path to Success™ Empowering Teamwork
Even the most talented teams don’t start out as high performing. To begin with, there are steps you can take to set your team up for success and create a work environment that values teamwork and collaboration. Set a vision and shared goals based on trust… explaining how the work of the team fits with the mission and goals of the organization.
Your Path to Success™ Resolving Conflict
Most of us would agree that one of our biggest challenges is dealing with conflict… whether at work or at home. Unfortunately, most of us don't have the tools to resolve conflict in a healthy way. We end up damaging relationships, we lose trust… the list goes on and on. Like it or not, when you are around people...conflict is going to happen.
Must Do's As a Mentor
There are some "must do’s” that will help you be a successful mentor. Having an open communication channel between you and your mentee is a must!
Fearless Facilitation!: How to Lead Effective Training
This program builds the confidence, poise, knowledge and skills demonstrated by facilitators who are exceptionally competent. Participants will learn how to generate quality discussions, make smooth transitions between activities and manage disruptive behaviors. Organizations will benefit by having facilitators who increase the value of their training sessions, thus building the skills of associates.
Article: Selling Your Ideas
All we have to do is look into a mirror. I know. It isn’t pleasant to consider that we could be responsible for our lack of success, but there it is. If we have not convinced someone, the onus is still on us to do so. It is not the decision maker’s job to convince him or herself of the idea’s merit.
Ready. Set. CHANGE!™ Reacting Smarter. Adapting Faster. Engaging Together.
Through learning tools such as right-way behavior modeling, this program equips employees with skills to react smarter, adapt faster and engage together more productively when change comes around again.
WorkSmarts™: How to Get Along, Get Noticed and Get Ahead
Enhance career development by taking initiative and putting common sense into common practice. WorkSmarts™ will encourage employees and supervisors to share ideas, ask questions and interact with others--ultimately promoting job efficiency and satisfaction!
Achieving Communication Excellence
Accelerate the personal effectiveness and interpersonal abilities of your employees with a program focused on communication skills. In three, straight-to-the-point modules, employees will experience focused learning on how to effectively listen, communicate and give and receive feedback.
A.C.E. It! - Opening Montage/Perspectives/Introduction to A.C.E. It Steps
Acknowledge the variety of tough situations that can arise in the workplace and introduce easy problem solving steps.
More Than a Gut Feeling™ III
In any organization, hiring the right people for the right job is a challenge. Successfully meeting that challenge helps organizations keep turnover down and productivity high. More Than a Gut Feeling III is designed to educate interviewers on how to make the right hiring decisions by using behavior-based interviewing skills.
Confronting Workplace Conflict™ (for Managers)
Let's face it, most of us don't have the tools to resolve conflict (whether at work or at home) in a healthy way. We end up damaging relationships, we lose trust… the list goes on and on. Confronting Workplace Conflict™ is a new micro-learning program packed with conflict resolution tips and tools - especially for managers and leaders.
Fearless Facilitation! How to Lead Effective Meetings™
Just say "NO" to boring and unproductive meetings. Turn your meeting leaders into Fearless Facilitators! They’ll learn how to bring a laser-like focus to every agenda, handle disruptions with ease and condense a week’s worth of meetings into a single session. Fearless Facilitators expertly foster participation and make any group session more productive.
Increasing Emotional Intelligence
Oftentimes when faced with workplace challenges and obstacles, people succumb to self-defeating behaviors and negative emotions, to the detriment of their career and overall results. Learning how to remain positive and keep emotions in check can increase interpersonal skills and individual resiliency.
Johnny the Bagger® - Short Version
This inspiring new short version features a paraphrased story of "Johnny," a young man with Down syndrome who made a positive choice about his personal responsibility to provide from-the-heart service and changed the culture of an entire organization.
Life IS a Series of Presentations: Inspire, Inform & Influence. Anytime, Anywhere.
This program teaches employees how to focus and execute communication by following the steps of the P.O.I.N.T. model. Ultimately, employees will establish credibility, improve working relationships, increase efficiency and effectiveness, improve job and personal satisfaction and more. It will contribute to organizational success by providing employees the tools necessary to improve conduction of meetings, cascade clear messages, generate more business and execute effective communication.