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Know What ‘The Walking Dead’ is Missing? Employee Assessment Tools

Imagine waking up from a coma to find the world has been over run by zombies, or worse, you’re part of a dysfunctional and ineffective team at work. Either way, the day in and day out trials are exhausting. The other night I was watching AMC’s hit show, The Walking Dead. As I went through a mental recap of the prior seasons, it hit me that the zombies tend to be issue B, and…See More
Feb 18
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Know What ‘The Walking Dead’ is Missing? Employee Assessment Tools

Imagine waking up from a coma to find the world has been over run by zombies, or worse, you’re part of a dysfunctional and ineffective team at work. Either way, the day in and day out trials are exhausting. The other night I was watching AMC’s hit show, The Walking Dead. As I went through a mental recap of the prior seasons, it hit me that the zombies tend to be issue B, and…See More
Feb 18
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Effective Team Building Prevents "Members Only" Organizations

Members only organizations are those with exclusionary hiring practices. They end up looking and feeling like a clone factory or old school country club. These practices not only stifle innovation, they create a feeling of “other” that people are getting pretty fed up with.Academic, writer and entrepreneur, Vivek Wadhwa (…See More
Feb 12
Katrina Kibben liked Ryan Mead's blog post Oh the Things We Don’t Know About Employee Assessments
Jan 29
Ryan Leary liked Ryan Mead's blog post Oh the Things We Don’t Know About Employee Assessments
Jan 29
Matt Charney liked Ryan Mead's blog post Oh the Things We Don’t Know About Employee Assessments
Jan 28
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

Oh the Things We Don’t Know About Employee Assessments

Until very recently, there have only been two options –introvert, or extrovert. You either prefer to live in a cave and do your shopping online, as to avoid as many humans as possible, or you’re a loud, abrasive, attention seeker. Those are your two options. Well, not anymore. As it turns out, there is a third category –ambiverts.No, this personality…See More
Jan 28
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Oh the Things We Don’t Know About Employee Assessments

Until very recently, there have only been two options –introvert, or extrovert. You either prefer to live in a cave and do your shopping online, as to avoid as many humans as possible, or you’re a loud, abrasive, attention seeker. Those are your two options. Well, not anymore. As it turns out, there is a third category –ambiverts.No, this personality…See More
Jan 28
Katrina Kibben liked Ryan Mead's blog post Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?
Jan 8
Priyanka Mylari liked Ryan Mead's blog post Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?
Jan 7
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will vary greatly as well. Does…See More
Jan 7
Matt Charney liked Ryan Mead's blog post Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?
Jan 7
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will vary greatly as well. Does…See More
Jan 7
Ryan Mead posted a blog post

How These 3 Fictional Bosses Use Team Alignment Tools

Believe it or not, writing about psychometric testing can get pretty heavy. In the interest of keeping things light around here, let’s talk about big screen (and TV) bosses (and psychometric testing)! The idea is that any leader, in any industry, of any size can use employee assessment tools to recruit better, lead better and build better teams. Here’s how that would happen in a magazine HQ, a TV land paper company and private investigator firm.Miranda Priestly from“The Devil Wears…See More
Dec 30, 2014
Matt Charney liked Ryan Mead's blog post Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment
Dec 17, 2014
A blog post by Ryan Mead was featured

Let's Avoid the Cheese Factor in Team Alignment

You have got to Google images for “team building”. The only way it could get cheesier is if these visualizations of…See More
Dec 17, 2014

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Ryan Mead
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CEO
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Vitru
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Vendor
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Ryan Mead's Blog

Know What ‘The Walking Dead’ is Missing? Employee Assessment Tools

Posted on February 18, 2015 at 10:29am 0 Comments

Imagine waking up from a coma to find the world has been over run by zombies, or worse, you’re part of a dysfunctional and ineffective team at work. Either way, the day in and day out trials are exhausting. The other night I was watching AMC’s hit show, The Walking Dead. As I went through a mental recap of the prior seasons, it…

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Effective Team Building Prevents "Members Only" Organizations

Posted on February 12, 2015 at 10:35am 0 Comments

Members only organizations are those with exclusionary hiring practices. They end up looking and feeling like a clone factory or old school country club. These practices not only stifle innovation, they create a feeling of “other” that people are getting pretty fed up with.

Academic, writer and entrepreneur, …

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Oh the Things We Don’t Know About Employee Assessments

Posted on January 28, 2015 at 10:39am 0 Comments

Until very recently, there have only been two options –introvert, or extrovert. You either prefer to live in a cave and do your shopping online, as to avoid as many humans as possible, or you’re a loud, abrasive, attention seeker. Those are your two options. Well, not anymore. As it turns out, there is a third category…

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Hiring for Cultural Fit: Do You Need the Culture Interview?

Posted on January 7, 2015 at 11:56am 0 Comments

Company cultures can look and feel very different from organization to organization. Furthermore, the idea of cultural fit will…

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