Vitru Value Series: Managing the Structure-Thirsty Employee

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Editor’s Note: Vitru puts knowledge into the hands of people who need it: managers, teams, employees. Using psychometric assessment testing, each personality is broken down and segmented into a microcosm of work values and traits. Just as each employee has a unique persona, each work value embodies its own narrative. This multi-part blog series sets each of the 12 Vitru Work Values under the microscope to learn significance of each. What they look like manifested in an employee, and how they affect a company as a whole. Read More.

Why Companies Need To Invest in Personality Tests

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The majority of the population has taken some type of a personality test. Whether it be through Facebook, premarital counseling or to get a job. Some of these “Personality tests” have absolutely no credibility such as “Which 80’s rockstar are you?” Tests with no credibility are generally easy to find however, finding a quality, accurate test, with scientific backup can be hard to find and sometimes pricey.

Companies have begun to notice the importance in personality testing. Read More.

Vitru Values Series: How to Manage the Opportunity Seeker

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Editor’s Note: Vitru puts knowledge into the hands of people who need it: managers, teams, employees. Using psychometric assessment testing, each personality is broken down and segmented into a microcosm of work values and traits. Just as each employee has a unique persona, each work value embodies its own narrative. This multi-part blog series sets each of the 12 Vitru Work Values under the microscope to learn significance of each. What they look like manifested in an employee, and how they affect a company as a whole. Read More.

Vitru Value Series: How to Cater to the Creative-Minded Employee

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Editor’s Note: Vitru puts knowledge into the hands of people who need it: managers, teams, employees. Using psychometric assessment testing, each personality is broken down and segmented into a microcosm of work values and traits. Just as each employee has a unique persona, each work value embodies its own narrative. This multi-part blog series sets each of the 12 Vitru Work Values under the microscope to learn significance of each. What they look like manifested in an employee, and how they affect a company as a whole. Read More.

Vitru Value Series: How to Manage a Team Player

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Editor’s Note: Vitru puts knowledge into the hands of people who need it: managers, teams, employees. Using psychometric assessment testing, each personality is broken down and segmented into a microcosm of work values and traits. Just as each employee has a unique persona, each work value embodies its own narrative. This multi-part blog series sets each of the 12 Vitru Work Values under the microscope to learn significance of each. What they look like manifested in an employee, and how they affect a company as a whole. Read More.

Vitru Value Series: How Much Support Does Your Team Need?

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Editor’s Note: Vitru puts knowledge into the hands of people who need it: managers, teams, employees. Using psychometric assessment testing, each personality is broken down and segmented into a microcosm of work values and traits. Just as each employee has a unique persona, each work value embodies its own narrative. This multi-part blog series sets each of the 12 Vitru Work Values under the microscope to learn significance of each. What they look like manifested in an employee, and how they affect a company as a whole. Read More.

Why Respecting Employees is a Must

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“I’m not concerned with your liking or disliking me… All I ask is that you respect me as a human being.” -Jackie Robinson

This quote is interesting because this could be the very thing your employees are trying to say to you. If you were to take a step back, how would you rate yourself on respecting employees? If you were to ask them, what do you think they would say about you? Read More.

Pros & Cons of Having a Challenger Employee: How to Deal

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60% of workers are now asked to take workplace assessments in today’s modern workforce. This means more managers than ever have insight on their employees, how to work effectively within a team’s innate culture and what to expect when a new employee walks into the office on Monday. All of these are useful when we’re talking about the “fun” traits: creativity, extroversion, stability… but what about the traits that scare the heck out of the boss? Read More.