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Professional assessments can be a great way to learn how people work, what motivates them to achieve and where they might need a helping hand from their peers. Here are five of our top suggestions for professional tests that help you understand yourself and your staff.
Intelligence analysis methods in scientific literature In a case study I recently completed I had the welcome opportunity to explore in more detail an interesting phenomenon in scientific publications: selective presentation of study results to scientific audience. The example below illustrates publication bias and multiple publication bias at its “best”. Whilst I do not underestimateRead… Read more »
We know training is important to both organizations and employees, yet it is often seen by workers and supervisors as extra work of no real value. It interrupts the workflow. It is the immediate tangible evaluations are the most important. The effectiveness of training should matter. That’s what we tell ourselves and, yet, we hand out trainer and trainingRead… Read more »
When I talk to my colleagues in the federal government, there seems to be a common theme around leadership or lack thereof. We seem to think that there has been a decline in the effectiveness of those in leadership positions. Many people in leadership positions have not demonstrated that they are sufficiently prepared for theRead… Read more »
Both technology manufacturers and resellers will compete under a potential 10-year, $20 billion government-wide information technology contract vehicle run by a National Institutes of Health office, the Washington Post reported Sunday. Marjorie Censer writes that NIH’s Information Technology Acquisition and Assessment Center intends to award 50 contracts under the Chief Information Officer-Commodities and Solutions programRead… Read more »
A CH2M Hill subsidiary has been awarded a $6.4 million project by the U.S. Navy to restore a building at the Naval Sea Systems Command’s headquarters in Washington following the Sept. 16 Navy Yard shooting. CH2M Hill Constructors will also assess damages and develop alternative concept designs under the firm-fixed-price contract, the Navy said Monday.Read… Read more »
Vienna, Virginia-December 20th, 2011– MicroLink, a HP, Autonomy Company and an award-winning partner of Microsoft, announces the addition of its Government Records Assessment & Strategic Planning (GRASP) offering to its Information Governance services. GRASP was developed by MicroLink as a response to President Obama’s records management initiative for all federal agencies in 120 days toRead… Read more »
Reposted from our AIIM Community Blogs – http://www.aiim.org/community/blogs/community/Breaking-Down-the-Social-Business-Roadmap-Strategy In continuing of the series of our AIIM Social Business Roadmap blog posts, I will be looking into the topic of strategy within an organization as one of the 8 steps needed in order to be successful in this new digital age of business, social collaboration andRead… Read more »
[Also posted here] The final make-up assessments were (presumably) completed on Friday, February 25, 2011. This is a new thread where you can discuss your experience with the in person assessment this year. What did you think? How do you think you did? How do you think your fellow semifinalists did? What percentage of no-showsRead… Read more »