Author: ericbaker

Talent Development is Still a People Industry

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Welcome to the age of Big Data. When it comes to making accurate predictions about business and world affairs, complex statistical analyses have supplanted the once-confident declarations of authoritative experts in almost every respect…

4 Reasons to Invest in a Pre-Employment Report

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If you’ve ever considered using “personality tests” to guide a hiring decision, or if you’re researching them now for the first time, you should know a few things: One, there are a ton of them on the market….

And the Hire Goes to…

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The end of awards season is approaching, with the 88th Academy Awards ceremony airing this Sunday. While many people are wondering which film will take home the big prize at the end of the night…

Personality Assessment Time Machine

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Science is cool! As you can see above, the first ever giant intergalactic space-dog nose has been found poking through to our universe from the next, thanks to an experiment conducted by a team of veterinarians….

Your Job is Kryptonite, Supergirl

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All that power, and they can’t even stand up to their bosses. It must run in the El family. On CBS’s new hit show, Supergirl, the titular character’s earthy alter ego, Kara Danvers (Melissa Benoist)….

Is the End Zone in Sight for Peyton Manning?

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This Sunday’s AFC Championship game between the Denver Broncos and New England Patriots will feature starting quarterbacks with a combined age of 77 years (and a combined height of 12 feet and 9 inches…

Tip: Hire a Sith Lord to Run Your HR Department

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So apparently there’s a Star Wars movie coming out this week? The marketing effort has been remarkably subtle, kind of like the poster artwork above. For the literal-minded: That was sarcasm….

What do James Bond and Godzilla have in common?

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Aside from a penchant for indiscriminate destruction and a history of facing off against outlandish villains, both characters belong to two of the longest-running, most prolific movie series ever…

How NOT To Build Your Empire

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When we last saw music mogul Lucious Lyon (Terrence Howard) at the end of Empire season one, he was clinging to the bars of a jail cell, charged with the murder of his trusted confidant and advisor Bunkie Williams….