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Make Better Hiring Decisions with Behavioral Assessments

Cultivate CEO and Co-founder Casey Clark sat down with Jay Hawreluk, CEO of AcuMax Index, to discuss how behavioral assessments utilize data to improve recruitment and overall leadership.

Whether you're just starting to expand your team or looking to add a few talented employees to your roster, learning how to recruit well is important not only for filling job vacancies but also helps prevent costly hiring decisions. And when it comes to recruiting, finding the perfect candidate is the most critical part of the process. 

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How to Conduct Performance Reviews in 2020

As we continue to navigate the ongoing implications of the COVID-19 crisis, it’s important to continue having regular conversations about performance. This helps individuals and organizations remain productive and moving forward through this challenging time.

In the past few months, many employees have adopted new ways of working. Some companies continue to work from home, while others have learned to adapt to new policies and procedures in response to the pandemic.

Through this, you may be left wondering if you should give your employees an annual performance review this year. The answer is yes.

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Creating An Effective Leadership System

Successful organizations are built on effective leadership.

In addition to driving innovation, effective leadership is a primary driver for the growth and development of an organization, and without it, businesses can struggle to survive.

Leaders throughout an organization are integral to the overall success of the business. Effective leadership is about executing the company's vision and setting the tone and culture. It's about creating plans and motivating people to work together to achieve that vision.

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Building An Effective Onboarding Plan for New Hires

Learn how to build a clear roadmap to help your new hire succeed and thrive.

First impressions are important, and when it comes to bringing new team members into your organization, ensuring a smooth transition is critical.

According to a report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), 1 in 25 employees will leave their new job because of bad onboarding experiences.  

In addition to higher turnover, poor onboarding can impact your employee’s success and your organization's overall success. It can inhibit workplace efficiency and change an employee’s outlook on your company.

To get off on the right foot and set the tone for an employee’s expectations throughout their time with your organization, an effective on-boarding process is key.

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The Secret to Building Accountability With Your Employees

When was the last time you and your team missed a deadline?

Nothing is more frustrating than setting goals and creating a plan only to come up short—the success of your employees and your team hinges upon accountability. As a leader, it is important that you not only hold yourself accountable for hitting your goals but that you hold tension to goals set, and you create a culture of accountability on your team.

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