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The Great Divide: Post Secondary Education and Workplace Readiness

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The enormously popular book, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, captured America’s attention by offering a metaphor for why men and women struggle to communicate and understand one another — they are from different planets, each socialized and … Continue reading

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Critical Thinking Training: How to Recognize Your Assumptions

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Remember the salty adage, “When you make an assumption, it makes an …” well, you remember. Assumptions gone awry lead to mistakes, miscommunication, and bad decisions. Like mischievous gremlins, they take you down the wrong path and havoc ensues. Waving … Continue reading

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See the TalentLens Team at SIOP

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TalentLens team members from around the globe will be in Houston at the Society for Industrial & Organizational Psychology’s annual conference April 11-13th! Come see us at booth #409 and learn about our multilingual assessments. Stop by to receive your … Continue reading

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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Choosing an Assessment for Employee Selection

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Are you implementing an assessment program for the first time? Here are five common mistakes to avoid when choosing an assessment for use in hiring: Choosing an assessment where the knowledge, skills, abilities, and/or work styles measured by the assessment … Continue reading

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The Danger of Short-Circuit Thinking

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Do you ever listen as the radio announcer shares breaking news? One morning within a two minute span I learned that 60 million people were in the path of a hurricane, students in the United States finished 17th worldwide in … Continue reading

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Want More Innovation? Try Developing Critical Thinking and Creativity.

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Successful innovation has become the proverbial Holy Grail for many organizations seeking to stay ahead of their competition. It is the answer for problems ranging from flat revenue to stodgy product design to a lackluster cafeteria menu. The “I” word … Continue reading

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Raven’s APM and Watson-Glaser: Comparing Two of the Best Cognitive Assessments

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When you think of assessing cognitive ability, two names come to mind in the crowded pre-employment marketplace: Raven’s™ Progressive Matrices and Watson-Glaser™ Critical Thinking Appraisal. Both are feature-packed assessments with versatile administration and reporting capabilities and can be administered in … Continue reading

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See the TalentLens Team at Training Magazine

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The TalentLens team will be in Orlando at the Training Magazine Conference February 18-20th! Come see us at booth #406 and at our sunrise session on Tuesday. Sunrise Session Details: Training Magazine and TalentLens are partnering on an exclusive research … Continue reading

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5 Steps Anyone Can Take to Improve Their Thinking

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Think better, and you’ll gain greater clarity and wisdom and make a bigger difference in your organization and life. After years of being rewarded for results, it’s difficult to shift from action first to purposeful thinking. Without guidance on how … Continue reading

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Are You Looking at People With Jagged Resumes?

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In his book The Rare Find, George Anders provides a captivating look at how companies can spot exceptional talent. These are game-changing hires that breathe new life into their companies with well-rounded thinking and new perspectives — then execute like … Continue reading

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