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DISC Personality Types: Using DISC in Job Interviews

Posted on 2012-11-02

In an interview, you can put your best foot forward by using your knowledge of DISC personality types to land you the job of your dreams.

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DISC Assessment and Life Coaching

Posted on 2012-10-28

In a business setting, DISC analysis can be used to help pre-screen employees, to build stronger and more effective teams, to strengthen sales, to help employees reach personal and professional goals, and to work through interpersonal conflicts. Everyone from employees to managers can benefit from using DISC tests to create a more productive and harmonious work environment.

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What Can You Tell About DISC Personality Types From a Halloween Costume?

Posted on 2012-10-17

Fall is my favorite time of year. I love corn mazes, harvest festivals, the colors of the leaves, the chill in the air, and most of all, Halloween.  Almost as much as I love dressing up for the holiday, I love seeing the Halloween costumes that other people put together. There’s nothing that delights me quite as much as a lovingly-handmade, creative Halloween costume. People constantly amaze me with the incredible things they’re able to put together.

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October Newsletter

Posted on 2012-10-02

DISC Insight of the Month:Back in July’s DISC Insight, we talked about the history of the DISC assessment and its origins in the work done by William Moulton Marston, PhD. In Moulton’s 1928 book Emotions of Normal People, he theorized about the forces that shape human behavior, laying the groundwork for the modern-day DISC assessment.The words most often used to describe William Moulton Marston are: Lawyer, Philosopher, Author, Academic, Father of DISC. But there’s one more label that, though fascinating, is not commonly applied to Marston:

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DISC for Hiring: Applying the DISC Assessment for the Right Match

Posted on 2012-09-25

Employee Turnover can be very costly. When factoring the costs of recruitment, hiring, training, lost productivity, and lost sales during the process, an employer will likely lose tens of thousands of dollars on each lost employee.  Using DISC for hiring lessens the long-term cost of hiring by reducing employee turnover, increasing retention, helping to maintain top performers, and building strong teams.

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Reduce Employee Turnover with DISC

Posted on 2012-09-04

Employee turnover has dramatically increased over the past few years, which has turned out to be a huge cost issue for many companies. "The cost of losing an employee can range from tens of thousands of dollars to 1.5–2.0x the employee’s annual salary."One of the biggest expenses companies take on in the face of employee turnover is the cost to retrain new employees.

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Theory Behind the DISC Assessment

Posted on 2012-07-04

Many of us know a basic history of the DISC Assessment, but did you know that theory behind the four quadrants of personality actually date all the way back to 444 B.C.?

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Parenting Advice Based on DISC Personality

Posted on 2012-06-11

Naturally, every parent wants their children to be happy, healthy, and safe, but since parenting comes with no clear set of rules, how do we set about accomplishing this? It has much to do with what we choose to incorporate from our own parents, our values systems, our support systems, and our situations in life. But also, our personality style and natural tendencies in communication. To go one step further, our children are people too, so they also have personality styles, specific needs and fears, and natural tendencies in communication. By understanding our own styles and those of our children, we can increase communication, anticipate insecurities, and avoid some very predictable conflicts. Below is a very brief breakdown based on primary DISC styles.

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Hire the Right Personality

Posted on 2012-06-01

You wouldn't hire an introvert to be your receptionist. 

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Hiring with Confidence

Posted on 2012-06-01

Hire smarter with PeopleKeys' predictive hiring tools. Here are the tools you will need to hire right the first time:

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