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Harrison's Job Success Formula - JSF

Harrison’s Job Success Formula – JSF

Personality tests are increasingly popular due to the importance of understanding how an employee or job candidate will behave. Since poor performance usually relates to behavioural issues, measuring job behaviour is essential. However, personality tests are very general, usually measuring only 4-30 personality factors which are used for every job. In contrast, Harrison Assessments’ award…

blind optimist - leadership coaching Chesterfield

Blind Optimist

Do you have a Blind Optimist at work? The kind of person who sees good in everything, no matter what the situation? That ever so cheery person who never seems to be living in reality? A little ray of sunshine in the workplace is good right? The sprinkler alarms could be raining water down on…

Walkaway strollers or web browsers in the workplace

Walkway Strollers (or Web Browsers)

Do you have a Walkway Stroller/Web Browser at your office? You may recognise the type: Characteristics: Highly mobile around the office complex and loves peeping into others’ cubicle (workstation) finding out how others are managing their work and life. This behaviour may manifest itself virtually. The walkway stroller may not cruise the actual hallways, they…

Competition in business

Amazing Job Race

  Too bad you don’t have sixteen weeks of challenges, obstacle courses and road blocks to find the winning Amazing Job Team! I will admit it. My guilty pleasure is watching “The Amazing Race”. It’s a long running TV show that starts typically with 12 two person teams and follows them as they race around…

How a Personality Trait Assessment Helps Improve Communication

How a Personality Trait Assessment Helps Improve Communication

“According to a recent Harris PollĀ … a stunning majority (69%) of the managers said that they’re often uncomfortable communicating with employees. Over a third (37%) of the managers said that they’re uncomfortable having to give direct feedback about their employees’ performance if they think the employee might respond negatively to the feedback.” Effective communication is…