Decision Resilience – Do Your Decision Makers Have It?

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What is decision resilience?  Decision resilience is NOT about leaders showing “the courage of their convictions” or sticking with a decision when faced with challenges – I consider that to be resolve, or in some instances, inflexibility. Rather, decision resilience (as I define it) refers to how resilient a decision-maker’s brain is to misperceiving reality […]

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Workplace Personality Tests – Are They a Scam?

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What if I asked you to describe yourself in three words? You might say, “smart, responsible, and caring”. What if I then produced a “predictive” report saying something about you like: “At work, you are likely to be a good problem-solver (smart) who can be counted on to follow-through on your commitments (responsible), while also attending to […]

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How Social Media Sways Hiring Decisions

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Companies often do internet searches on job candidates, and consider what they find on social media when making hiring decisions.  For example: “The candidate had a great resume and interviewed well, but Human Resources was concerned about his Twitter comments, so we didn’t hire him.” As a Business Psychologist specializing in assessing candidates, I advocate […]

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