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The Value of Diversity Part II: The Example

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 10, 2018

In professional sports, athleticism is the product but profit is the motive. The end goal is to make as much money as possible by winning as many games as possible by choosing the best athletes possible. That cannot be accomplished without diversity.

The Value of Diversity Part I: The Reason

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
December 3, 2018

There is a long way to go toward achieving workforce diversity that reflects the demographic profile of society. Beyond the humanistic reasons, there are financial motivators as well. Sometimes those tangible benefits must be pursued with action before attitudes and mindsets catch up.

Did You Choose the Right Career?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 26, 2018

If you don't truly understand how you are hardwired, all of your efforts to find the career that is completely in your wheelhouse will be nothing more than a life-long slog of trial and error.

The Mega List: Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About the Core Values Index Assessment

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 12, 2018

The Core Values Index psychometric assessment has something of value for everyone. We have assembled a mega collection of CVI articles that can inspire you, motivate you, inform you, and empower you.

The Personality Test That Went to School

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
November 5, 2018

I took an aptitude test in middle school, one meant to determine the best career path for me. It was a series of rather subjective questions that were variations of, "What do you like to do?" What I wanted to be when I grew up was a disc jockey. The test told me I'd be better at selling insurance.

Dynamic Working: A New View of Flexible Working Policies

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 22, 2018

The old term, flexible working, often has negative connotations in the eyes of business leaders. There can be a stigma that workers taking advantage of flexible work policies are slackers and don't work as hard as those stuck at the office 9-5. Dynamic working is a new way to give employees flexibility while honoring their legitimate contribution to the organization.

Can You Look for Top Performers When Basic Workers are Hard to Find?

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
October 1, 2018

Unemployment is at near record lows, and workers are scarce. Current workers are quitting for new opportunities at record levels, too. Can an organization seek out top performers, the cream of the crop, when even basic workers are hard to find?

Employee Turnover Causes Client Turnover

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 24, 2018

This is the true story of a professional services company struggling with a serious hiring problem. People are their product and they've experienced a major issue with hiring the wrong candidates and the negative impacts that has caused. As they've learned the hard way, employee turnover causes client turnover.

Creating a Work Culture That Actually Works

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
September 17, 2018

There is a lot of talk about culture and its value in the workplace. But how do you build a strong and thriving culture, and how do you know when you've created a culture in your organization that works?

Should I Stay or Should I Go? The Death of High Turnover

By
Steve Williamson , Sr. Project Manager, eRep, Inc.
Posted
August 27, 2018

Unhappiness and disengagement is one of the leading reasons people leave a job. If the pay is relatively equal between two jobs but one drains your soul, it's easy to understand why workers can be eager to jump ship and work for the competition.

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