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So I’ve Heard About the DiSC Assessment. What Does “DiSC” Stand For?

Many people have heard of the DiSC® Assessment– nowadays it’s a well-known tool in many workplaces. However, while “DiSC®” is a commonly used word, not everyone knows what these different letters stand for. You may have heard people saying “I’m an S” or “I’m a C,” but what exactly does that mean? Each letter in […]

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Why Can’t I Seem to Hire the Right People?

Do you struggle with hiring the right employees? It’s a common problem. It’s easy to be wowed by a candidate with a top-notch resume and superb interview skills. It’s also easy think that because of the great resume and interview that they will be the right fit for the job, but that’s not always the […]

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Are You Missing Potential Sales?

How often do you feel like you are missing out on sales because you can’t make a good “connection” with your client? There’s something missing that is preventing you from truly reaching that client and making the sale. Even the best salespeople run into this problem and it can be incredibly frustrating when this happens. […]

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I Don’t Work with Athletes. Why Do I Need to Learn About Coaching?

When most people hear the word “coach,” they probably think of someone on a field or in an arena telling athletes what they ought to be doing to win. While that is definitely a coach, managers in the workplace are also coaches. It’s true! Becoming a better coach for your employees will impact them positively, […]

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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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