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4 Ways to Improve Your Workplace Communication

Tone of voice is so important when communicating in general, but in the workplace, it can mean the difference between being seen as an asset to the team or being a liability.  We all want to work with people that we feel like we can get along with.  We want communication to feel easy and […]

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5 Stupendous Traits of a Special Candidate

Employers always think they’ll “know it when they see it” when it comes to hiring a good candidate. PXT Select™ can help eliminate the guesswork and help you develop a strategy to pinpoint the perfect person to fill the role for which you are hiring. With that said, you still need to come up with […]

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What’s the Value of Management Coaching?

We talk a lot about knowing your employees. We always counsel that your employees will benefit from DiSC® workplace assessments by better understanding their work style. More importantly, we recommend these assessments so that the organization’s leaders can better understand what motivates their employees and how to best utilize their strengths. However, it can be […]

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7 Ways to Motivate Your Employees

Know Your Team. We mean it in the greatest sense of the word. Know the names of spouses or children, know when a birthday is coming up, and know what your employee is passionate about outside of the workplace. Additionally, know your employee’s personality type – this will help you understand their needs and their […]

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The Top 5 Most Essential Skills Of A Successful Manager

A leader in today’s business world has to wear many hats.  Gone are the days when management ruled with an iron fist and demanded respect without ever earning it.  Today, a good leader is a diplomat when it comes to negotiating tough situations.  Today’s leader is a counselor, often handling uncomfortable conversations they never could […]

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3 Ways PXT Select™ Improves Your Hiring Efficiency

Interviewing and hiring the right candidate can feel a little like stepping into a Las Vegas casino. You might feel like you really understand the game and that you have a strategy in place that will help you succeed with every hand you lay on the table. But the dealer holds the cards, and just when […]

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Why Your Employees Will Benefit From DiSC® Assessments

Northeast Ohio knows something about championship teams. When we watched our World Champs take the league by storm a couple of years ago it was like witnessing a well-oiled machine at work. Often their familiarity with one another was so in sync that they could make on-court decisions without communicating, almost as if they knew what the […]

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Employee Retention Made Easy: Great Ways To Keep Your Stars Happy

Employee retention is one of the key aspects to being successful in business, whether you have a giant corporation or a small company.  Employers typically have extensive vetting processes in place when it comes to qualifying a candidate for a position and go through great lengths to find qualified personnel. That interviewee that meshes the […]

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Commandment 6: Be a Giver

Commandment 6 is about conveying something of help or value to your audience –  in essence, “Be a Giver”! This is not about being a know-it-all, having to fix people’s problems with your opinions or always having a solution.  It is about sharing when you have something of value to your audience, lifting them up, helping them […]

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Commandment 5 – Watch Your Tone, Young Lady!

Have you ever had a time where someone has been so falsely nice that you feel like you’ve been licked with sugar? Or have you had a disagreement with a friend or colleague and you get to a point where they say, “Sure, everything is ok, no worries,” but you just know that’s not true? […]

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