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Don’t Settle for Less

09/12/16

By: Jack Goodner, Ed.D.   Sometimes, organizations put “a hard press” on hiring managers to get people on board quickly with little or no thought given to if these individuals are a good fit or not. However, just because a candidate held a related position(s) for an extended period of time doesn’t necessarily mean that […]

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Carr Assessments Receives 2015 Best of Leawood Award

09/09/15

  Leawood Award Program Honors the Achievement   LEAWOOD September 2, 2015 — Carr Assessments has been selected for the 2015 Best of Leawood Award in the Business Management Consultant category by the Leawood Award Program. Each year, the Leawood Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local […]

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How do I get my team on the same page?

02/11/14

The Aberdeen Group recently reported that Best-in-Class organizations are 69% more likely to be using assessments, post-hire.  These organizations understand that the best results rarely, if ever, occur in isolation.  A “silo mentality” and/or individuals with inflated egos can prove quite counterproductive when collaborating.  Carr’s assessments accurately identify key markers for team success as well […]

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To Confront Or Not To Confront

02/01/14

By: Jack Goodner, Ed.D.   If the intent of confronting is to influence someone to change a behavior that is creating a problem, why is it so often avoided? The answer – most of us do not like to do it. Why do we avoid it? Because the few who enjoy confronting too much have […]

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How do I choose the right career path?

01/06/14

Choosing a career is perhaps one of the most involved, important decisions people make.  It takes place over many years, beginning with the educational choices one makes, progressing through their employment experiences, and ending with retirement. For many this is unfortunately a very non-linear, trial-by-error process. In a recent survey, if given the chance 50% […]

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