Building Great Teams

The Secret Ingredient to Building Great Teams

There are three ways that leaders often pick teams: 1, They choose team members merely on the basis of individual skill. 2. They choose team members who are like them. 3. They assemble a group of the smartest and brightest people. None of these tactics succeed, because they all overlook the role that personality plays in predicting team performance. In ...
Identifying Great Leaders

The Science of Identifying & Nurturing 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: Research indicates that 30% - 60% of ...
Hiring the Right People

5 Practical Tips To Help You Hire the Right People

Hiring the wrong person costs companies not only that employee’s salary and benefits but also: 1. The time their staff spent on the recruitment process 2. The costs of advertising the job online and offline 3. Recruitment Agency fees 4. Training expenses for the employee 5. Lost productivity 6. Negative impact on team morale 7. Management time spent dealing with ...

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 ...
Leaving Cert Student - Career Decisions

How to Help Leaving Cert Students Make Better 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. What barriers stop young people from making ...