The danger of using personality assessments in your team

The danger of using personality assessments in your team

These days, it is common for team members to use personality assessments to understand their personal style and way of working. While personality assessments can be useful, I’ve noticed a worrying trend in a number of companies that use them. Personality assessments can apply negative labels to team members One company that I’m familiar with […]

Should leadership communication skills be assessed in performance reviews?

Should leadership communication skills be assessed in performance reviews?

Communication skills are notoriously difficult to measure, given their “soft” nature. As a result, almost every job out on the market is asking for “excellent communication skills”, and you can be sure that many candidates are responding that they are amazing communicators. The only way to really tell during a job application process is how the candidates behave at in-person […]