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Enhancing the NFL Draft with Expanded Assessment Tools

With the NFL draft just weeks away, clubs are getting more information than ever about prospective players, says an APA blog article by Mackenna Perry. The NFL Scouting Combine in February got a boost in 2013 from three I-O psychologists … Continue reading

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Leadership Alliance Enjoys Total Solar Eclipse

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Levi Strauss’ CEO Chip Burgh on the importance of Accountability

Chip Burgh knows the importance of people in any organization. As the CEO of Levi Strauss since 2011, Burgh sought out employee input on a large scale as he worked to re-establish the brand as a front runner in the … Continue reading

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Does (management) practice make perfect? The role of tenure in growing leaders

While the path a developing leader can be unpredictable, complex and offer different types of challenges, the one thing they have in common is experience on the job. Everyone knows that becoming a good leader takes plenty of time—to grow … Continue reading

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Identifying new avenues to promote women upward

Women, on the whole, possess more of the “soft skills” valued at higher levels of leadership (empathy, conflict management, etc.), where influence can be more effective for forward motion than raw power. Yet, women continue to be under-represented at all, … Continue reading

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Are you prepared for a leadership deficit?

2015 marked a 16-year high for CEOs that left their current position, leaving the boards of those companies to fill the vacancy as best they can. And, more and more, businesses are not prepared for this eventuality in their senior … Continue reading

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Amanda Wellford joins the Leadership Alliance team

Leadership Alliance wants to welcome the newest member of our team, Amanda Wellford. Amanda comes to us with an impressive background, working with small businesses as well as Fortune 500 companies, to implement best-in-class talent management services for over 15 … Continue reading

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6 Ways to become a better interviewer right now

What’s the goal when you sit down to an interview? It’s your job to make sure that the interaction flows reasonably smoothly, keep the questions brief,  and give the candidate an opportunity to show his or her true capability for … Continue reading

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Powerful New Tool to Identify your High Potential Talent

In the next 15 years, 75 million baby boomers will retire. That’s an average of 10,000 people leaving the workforce per day (Pew Research Center). Combine that with the findings of Harvard Business Review, which stated that nearly 40% of … Continue reading

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The growth of talent analytics

Organizations are obsessed with measuring business performance from the return on capital and top line growth to inventory turns and cost of goods. While HR has been slow to catch on to the measurement bandwagon, the latest research shows a … Continue reading

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