The Secret Ingredient to Building Great Teams

Building Great Teams

There are three ways that leaders often pick teams: None of these tactics succeed, because they all overlook the role that personality plays in predicting team performance. In particular, personality affects: The above factors that are affected by personality are the primary determinants of how people will work together. There are two roles that we all play in teams – … Read More

The Science of Identifying & Nurturing Great Leaders

Identifying Great Leaders

The science of leadership is a well-established field. However, the key discoveries in this field are unfamiliar to many professionals who are involved in identifying, nurturing and hiring the best leaders. This lack of knowledge about the science of leadership helps to explain some of the alarming statistics about leadership ineffectiveness such as: The best leaders tend to have high … Read More

5 Practical Tips To Help You Hire the Right People

Hiring the Right People

Hiring the wrong person costs companies not only that employee’s salary and benefits but also: In some cases, there could be even more costs such as compensation, severance and legal fees. Given the huge cost of hiring the wrong person, the question is how do you get it right? In this blog post, we provide 5 practical tips that will … Read More

Why You Should Incorporate Personality Testing into Your Career Guidance

The level of happiness and success that your clients (or students) will experience in their careers depends on whether they have the right mix of interests, aptitudes and personality attributes for their chosen career. Helping people find and get into courses and careers that they are likely to love and do well in is one of the most rewarding parts … Read More

How to Help Leaving Cert Students Make Better Career Decisions

Leaving Cert Student - Career Decisions

For 35 years, countless Leaving Cert Students have come to us for help because they have no idea what courses and careers are right for them. They want to find out but the task seems too daunting. There are so many potential courses, apprenticeships and careers to choose from that they are confused. ESRI research has previously found that young … Read More