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Is this Awesome HR Model Fake?

I came across an interesting model that took into account the internal and external factors that influence what we do in Human Resources (HR). That’s particularly relevant during these times (with the health pandemic, global change and uncertainty.) Here’s the problem: I think the model might be fake! Is this even possible? You tell me… 

Apr 6, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Human Resources- Business Models ("Nutshell" Series)

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9 Popular Terms HR Professionals Must Know

There is little doubt that the role of Human Resources (HR) is evolving massively right now with advancements in technology and digital tools, the transition to hybrid working, and the availability of people analytics.

Apr 6, 2022

Topics: Human Resources- Learning & Development

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How to Achieve Change with Behavioural Science

The behavioural sciences are a treasure trove for businesses looking to better understand human behaviour. From psychology, anthropology and cognitive science (as well as their ancillary branches), companies can get insight on how people think or act in order to predict their future actions more accurately. 

Mar 14, 2022

Topics: Smarter Thinking- Psychology- Change & Transformation

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How to Benefit from Behavioural Science at Work

What we do with behavioural science is very simple. We provide models for helping people to build better relationships with others, learn about their strengths and areas for development, and ultimately use that information to become more productive and fulfilled.

Mar 14, 2022

Topics: Human Resources- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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Why 75 Percent of Fortune 500 Companies Use a Behavioural Model

It is estimated that 75% of Fortune 500 companies use a behavioural model in their business. One of the convenient ways to apply a behavioural model is to assess the behavioural styles of all staff (typically with psychometric testing). 

Mar 13, 2022

Topics: Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile- Future of Work

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Help Your Hybrid Team Succeed by Applying DISC Behaviours

There are a lot of benefits to implementing a hybrid team for your organisation: health and safety, better work-life balance, flexibility for team members, and less costly (smaller) office space. Many organisations started working remotely in 2020, but that doesn’t mean they nailed it on the first try.

Feb 23, 2022

Topics: Leadership- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile- Future of Work

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Introducing the Engagement Report®

The new world of work needs new tools. It’s a time when many people are reconsidering their work life, how they spend their time and what they truly want. The Engagement Report is here to help people understand what they need to feel connected and motivated in the work they do. 

Feb 22, 2022

Topics: Employee Engagement- Motivators & Drivers- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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The New Way to Look at the DISC Graph

A less sophisticated DISC practitioner may be overly focused on the high points on a DISC graph. Perhaps this is an easy mistake to make when the graph is vertical and naturally insinuates that there are high features and low features of each factor. The fact of the matter is that people are made up of more than what’s high in their DISC graph. 

Feb 22, 2022

Topics: Employee Engagement- Profiling & Assessment Tools- DISC Profile

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